Shaquille Mason

Right Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,275,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.77%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.76%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.69
  • Total Contract Value: $45,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/7 at RG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,500,000
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 300
  • College: Georgia Tech
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 4, #131 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Shaq Mason signed a five year, $45 million contract extension with the Patriots on August 28, 2018. Per Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, Mason received $23.5 million fully guaranteed including a $12 million signing bonus. Mason has $1 million annually tied to per game bonuses. The contract can max out at $50 million as there are yearly incentives for honors with $1 million being earned for each time he is either selected to the Pro Bowl or named All Pro. Mason's 2018 salary cap charge increased by $1.4 million with the extension.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 25 $907,000 $907,000 $2,510,881 $0 $0 $0 $3,417,881 1.9%
2019 26 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $7,275,000 3.8%
2020 27 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $8,400,000 4.2%
2021 28 $6,000,000 $1,593,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $9,400,000 --
2022 29 $6,500,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $9,900,000 --
2023 30 $7,500,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $8,500,000 --
Total $29,907,000 $12,110,881 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $46,892,881
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Career Earnings: $14,925,524
Career APY: $3,731,381
Potential Earnings: $48,925,524
Total Guarantees: $23,943,524
Largest Cash Payment: $12,907,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,900,000 (2022)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots Drafted Renegotiated 2015 4 $2,723,524 $680,881 $443,524 $2,018,524 74.1% $672,841
Patriots Extension Active 2018 5 $45,000,000 $9,000,000 $23,500,000 $12,907,000 28.7% $12,907,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 4 $14,925,524 $3,731,381 $5,325,524 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2015 Patriots $435,000 $110,881 $0 $0 $0 $545,881 0.4% $878,524
2016 Patriots $525,000 $110,881 $0 $0 $0 $635,881 0.4% $525,000
2017 Patriots $615,000 $110,881 $0 $0 $0 $725,881 0.4% $615,000
2018 Patriots $907,000 $907,000 $2,510,881 $0 $0 $0 $3,417,881 1.9% $12,907,000
2019 Patriots $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $7,275,000 3.8% $5,000,000
2020 Patriots $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $8,400,000 4.2% $6,000,000
2021 Patriots $6,000,000 $1,593,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $9,400,000 -- $7,000,000
2022 Patriots $6,500,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $9,900,000 -- $7,500,000
2023 Patriots $7,500,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $8,500,000 -- $8,500,000
Total $31,482,000 $12,443,524 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $48,800,524   $48,925,524

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2015 14 65.7% 14.3%
2016 16 91.0% 15.0%
2017 16 99.6% 19.6%
2018 14 85.2% 15.9%

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average