Sony Michel

Running Back

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $1,035,000 (0.48% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $1,035,000 (0.41% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $1,035,000 ($1,035,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 83/173 at RB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202227$1,035,000$1,035,0000.5%
Total$1,035,000$1,035,000

Contract Notes

Sony Michel, the 31st pick of the NFL draft, signed a four year, $9.62 million contract with the Patriots on July 22, 2018. Michel received a $5.08 million signing bonus and $8.4 million in guarantees.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
2022
Cash Due$1,035,000
Running Cash$1,035,000
Career Earnings: $10,476,694
Career APY: $2,619,174
Potential Earnings: $10,661,694
Total Guarantees: $17,629,420
Largest Cash Payment: $5,561,232 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $2,625,462 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedExpired20184$9,626,694$2,406,674$8,389,710$1,792,73118.6%$1,792,731
PatriotsDraftedTraded20184$9,626,694$2,406,674$8,389,710$7,833,96381.4%$2,611,321
DolphinsSFATerminated20221$1,750,000$1,750,000$850,000$00.0%$0
ChargersSFAActive20221$1,035,000$1,035,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams1$1,792,731$1,792,731$1,792,7310.0%$00.0%
Patriots3$7,833,963$2,611,321$6,563,6550.0%$1,270,3080.0%
Dolphins0$850,000$0$00.0%$850,0000.0%
Chargers0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Patriots$480,000$1,270,308$480,000$1,750,3081.0%$5,561,232
2019Patriots$917,577$1,270,308$917,577$2,187,8851.1%$917,577
2020Patriots$1,355,154$1,270,308$1,355,154$2,625,4621.2%$1,355,154
2021Rams$1,792,731$0$555,747$1,792,7311.0%$1,792,731
2022Chargers$1,035,000$0$0$1,035,0000.5%$1,035,000
Total$5,580,462$3,810,924$3,308,478$9,391,386$10,661,694
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2021$1,270,308$0
Dolphins2022$850,000$850,000
Total$2,120,308$850,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018133028.7%5.1%2099314.567507.1011
2019160036.5%3.3%2479123.7712947.8021
202090117.9%3.8%794495.71711416.3100
2021170049.4%4.5%2088454.14211286.1100
202240020.5%0.0%22582.605316.2000

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$1,120,000$1,035,000
Injury Adjusted$1,120,000$1,035,000
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $5M $7.4M $9.9M $12.4M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8M $10.7M $13.3M $7,454,000 $5,750,000

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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