Shaquille Mason

Right Guard

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2027 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $5,868,000 (2.27% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $9,800,000 (3.66% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.67
  • Contract Value: $35,000,000 ($11,666,667 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $22,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 6/75 at RG

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202330$1,700,000$2,500,000$500,000$0$1,700,000$4,700,0002.0%
202431$1,210,000$4,108,000$500,000$50,000$1,210,000$5,868,0002.3%
202532$10,000,000$4,108,000$500,000$50,000$1,050,000$14,658,0005.6%
202633$10,400,000$4,108,000$500,000$50,000$0$15,058,0005.3%
202734Void$1,608,000VoidVoidVoid$3,216,0001.0%
202835Void$1,608,000VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$73,310,000$18,040,000$2,000,000$150,000$3,960,000$43,500,000

Contract Notes

Shaq Mason signed a 3 year contract extension with the Houston Texans on May 10, 2023 worth $35.0 million (up to $36.0 million) with $22.0 million guaranteed at signing. Mason received guaranteed salaries in 2023 and 2024, with a partial guarantee in 2025; along with a $10.0 million signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$11.7M
$23.3M
$35M
2023202420252026
Cash Due$3,700,000$9,800,000$10,550,000$10,950,000
Running Cash$3,700,000$13,500,000$24,050,000$35,000,000
Career Earnings: $52,563,024
Career APY: $5,840,336
Potential Earnings: $83,863,024
Total Guarantees: $92,943,524
Largest Cash Payment: $12,907,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $15,058,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedRenegotiated20154$2,723,524$680,881$443,524$2,018,52474.1%$672,841
TexansExtensionExtended20185$45,000,000$9,000,000$23,500,000$00.0%$0
PatriotsExtensionTraded20185$45,000,000$9,000,000$23,500,000$30,844,50068.5%$7,711,125
BuccaneersExtensionTraded20185$45,000,000$9,000,000$23,500,000$7,500,00016.7%$7,500,000
TexansExtensionActive20233$35,000,000$11,666,667$22,000,000$12,200,00034.9%$12,200,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots7$32,863,024$4,694,718$29,352,7300.0%$3,150,0000.0%
Texans1$12,200,000$12,200,000$4,700,0000.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers1$7,500,000$7,500,000$3,196,0000.0%$4,304,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Patriots$435,000$110,881$0$0$0$545,8810.4%$878,524
2016Patriots$525,000$110,881$0$0$0$635,8810.4%$525,000
2017Patriots$615,000$110,881$0$0$0$725,8810.4%$615,000
2018Patriots$907,000$2,510,881$0$0$907,000$3,417,8811.9%$12,907,000
2019Patriots$2,125,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$0$2,125,000$5,775,0002.9%$4,937,500
2020Patriots$5,000,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$0$5,000,000$8,712,5004.1%$6,000,000
2021Patriots$6,000,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$0$1,593,000$9,539,7064.6%$7,000,000
2022Buccaneers$1,120,000$1,076,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,196,0001.6%$7,500,000
2023Texans$1,700,000$2,500,000$500,000$0$1,700,000$4,700,0002.0%$12,200,000
2024Texans$1,210,000$4,108,000$500,000$50,000$1,210,000$5,868,0002.3%$9,800,000
2025Texans$10,000,000$4,108,000$500,000$50,000$1,050,000$14,658,0005.6%$10,550,000
2026Texans$10,400,000$4,108,000$500,000$50,000$0$15,058,0005.3%$10,950,000
2027Texans$25,000,000$1,608,000$0$0$0$3,216,0001.0%$0
2028Texans$25,000,000$1,608,000$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$90,037,000$30,284,524$6,000,000$150,000$13,585,000$76,048,730$83,863,024
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2022$3,150,000$0
Buccaneers2023$4,304,000$0
Total$7,454,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2015142065.7%14.3%
2016160091.0%15.0%
2017160099.6%19.6%
2018142085.2%15.9%
2019151092.8%14.9%
2020132077.3%13.2%
2021150286.5%17.3%
2022170098.6%13.9%
2023170099.7%14.1%

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$7,790,000$11,666,667
Injury Adjusted$7,790,000$11,666,667
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.5M $5.2M $7M $8.7M APY $3.4M $6.8M $10.3M $13.7M $17.1M $5,131,000 $4,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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