Sony Michel

Running Back

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $1,750,308
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 0.97%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,561,232
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.38%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.18
  • Total Contract Value: $9,626,694
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,406,674
  • Position Ranking: 4/34 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,389,710
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 220
  • College: Georgia
  • Accrued Seasons: 1
  • Entry: 2018 Draft, Round 1, #31 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2022, pending fifth year option (UFA)

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.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 23 $480,000 $480,000 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $1,750,308 1.0%
2019 24 $917,577 $917,577 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $2,187,885 1.2%
2020 25 $1,355,154 $1,355,154 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $2,625,462 1.3%
2021 26 $1,792,731 $555,747 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $3,063,039 --
Total $4,545,462 $5,081,232 $0 $0 $0 $9,626,694
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Career Earnings: $5,561,232
Career APY: $5,561,232
Potential Earnings: $9,626,694
Total Guarantees: $8,389,710
Largest Cash Payment: $5,561,232 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $3,063,039 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots Drafted Active 2018 4 $9,626,694 $2,406,674 $8,389,710 $5,561,232 57.8% $5,561,232
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 1 $5,561,232 $5,561,232 $1,750,308 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 Patriots $480,000 $480,000 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $1,750,308 1.0% $5,561,232
2019 Patriots $917,577 $917,577 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $2,187,885 1.2% $917,577
2020 Patriots $1,355,154 $1,355,154 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $2,625,462 1.3% $1,355,154
2021 Patriots $1,792,731 $555,747 $1,270,308 $0 $0 $0 $3,063,039 -- $1,792,731
Total $4,545,462 $5,081,232 $0 $0 $0 $9,626,694   $9,626,694

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Rushing Receiving Fumbles
Offense Special AttYardsAvgTD RecYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2018 13 28.7% 5.1%2099314.567507.1011

Financial Reports

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