Sony Michel

Running Back

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,063,039 (1.50% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,792,731 (0.70% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.59
  • Contract Value: $9,626,694 ($2,406,674 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,389,710
  • Contract Ranking: 33/194 at RB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201823$480,000$1,270,308$480,000$1,750,3081.0%
201924$917,577$1,270,308$917,577$2,187,8851.1%
202025$1,355,154$1,270,308$1,355,154$2,625,4621.2%
202126$1,792,731$1,270,308$555,747$3,063,0391.5%
Total$4,545,462$5,081,232$3,308,478$9,626,694

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
$2.4M
$4.8M
$7.2M
$9.6M
2018201920202021
Cash Due$5,561,232$917,577$1,355,154$1,792,731
Running Cash$5,561,232$6,478,809$7,833,963$9,626,694
Career Earnings: $7,833,963
Career APY: $2,611,321
Potential Earnings: $9,626,694
Total Guarantees: $8,389,710
Largest Cash Payment: $5,561,232 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $3,063,039 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedActive20184$9,626,694$2,406,674$8,389,710$7,833,96381.4%$2,611,321
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots3$7,833,963$2,611,321$6,563,6550.0%$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
2021Patriots$1,792,731$1,270,308$555,747$3,063,0391.5%$1,792,731
Total$4,545,462$5,081,232$3,308,478$9,626,694$9,626,694

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018133028.7%5.1%2099314.567507.1011
2019160036.5%3.3%2479123.7712947.8021
202090117.9%3.8%794495.71711416.3100

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$1,339,000$2,406,674
Injury Adjusted$1,339,000$2,406,674
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.5M $13.1M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.7M $13.3M $6,038,000 $5,000,000

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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