Shaquille Mason

Right Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,275,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.71%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.56%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.69
  • Total Contract Value: $45,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 8/98 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201825$907,000$2,510,881$0$907,000$3,417,8811.9%
201926$4,000,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$4,000,000$7,275,0003.9%
202027$5,000,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$5,000,000$8,400,0004.2%
202128$6,000,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$1,593,000$9,400,000--
202229$6,500,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$0$9,900,000--
202330$7,500,000$0$1,000,000$0$8,500,000--
Total$29,907,000$12,110,881$5,000,000$11,500,000$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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedRenegotiated20154$2,723,524$680,881$443,524$2,018,52474.1%$672,841
PatriotsExtensionActive20185$45,000,000$9,000,000$23,500,000$12,907,00028.7%$12,907,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots4$14,925,524$3,731,381$5,325,5240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Patriots$435,000$110,881$0$0$545,8810.4%$878,524
2016Patriots$525,000$110,881$0$0$635,8810.4%$525,000
2017Patriots$615,000$110,881$0$0$725,8810.4%$615,000
2018Patriots$907,000$2,510,881$0$907,000$3,417,8811.9%$12,907,000
2019Patriots$4,000,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$4,000,000$7,275,0003.9%$5,000,000
2020Patriots$5,000,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$5,000,000$8,400,0004.2%$6,000,000
2021Patriots$6,000,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$1,593,000$9,400,000--$7,000,000
2022Patriots$6,500,000$2,400,000$1,000,000$0$9,900,000--$7,500,000
2023Patriots$7,500,000$0$1,000,000$0$8,500,000--$8,500,000
Total$31,482,000$12,443,524$5,000,000$11,500,000$48,800,524$48,925,524

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
20151465.7%14.3%
20161691.0%15.0%
20171699.6%19.6%
20181485.2%15.9%

Financial Reports

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