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Shaquille Mason

Right Guard

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $8,712,500 (4.27% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $6,000,000 (3.28% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.69
  • Contract Value: $45,000,000 ($9,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 10/97 at RG

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: 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$2,125,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$2,125,000$5,775,0002.9%
202027$5,000,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$5,000,000$8,712,5004.3%
202128$6,000,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$1,593,000$9,775,0004.5%
202229$6,500,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$0$10,275,0004.5%
202330$7,500,000$375,000$1,000,000$0$8,875,0003.7%
Total$28,032,000$13,985,881$5,000,000$9,625,000$46,830,381

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.
Career Earnings: $19,863,024
Career APY: $3,972,605
Potential Earnings: $48,863,024
Total Guarantees: $23,943,524
Largest Cash Payment: $12,907,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $10,275,000 (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$17,844,50039.7%$8,922,250
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots5$19,863,024$3,972,605$11,100,5240.0%$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$2,125,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$2,125,000$5,775,0002.9%$4,937,500
2020Patriots$5,000,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$5,000,000$8,712,5004.3%$6,000,000
2021Patriots$6,000,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$1,593,000$9,775,0004.5%$7,000,000
2022Patriots$6,500,000$2,775,000$1,000,000$0$10,275,0004.5%$7,500,000
2023Patriots$7,500,000$375,000$1,000,000$0$8,875,0003.7%$8,500,000
Total$29,607,000$14,318,524$5,000,000$9,625,000$48,738,024$48,863,024

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2015142065.7%14.3%
2016160091.0%15.0%
2017160099.6%19.6%
2018142085.2%15.9%
2019151092.8%14.9%

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$7,319,000$9,000,000
Injury Adjusted$7,851,104$8,437,500
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.8M $5.7M $7.7M $9.6M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $4,059,000 $4,500,000

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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