Sony Michel

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,187,885
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.11%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $917,577
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.47%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.42
  • Total Contract Value: $9,626,694
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,406,674
  • Position Ranking: 31/196 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,389,710
  • Age: 24
  • 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

(📝: 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$2,187,8851.2%
202025$1,355,154$1,270,308$1,355,154$2,625,4621.3%
202126$1,792,731$1,270,308$555,747$3,063,039--
Total$4,545,462$5,081,232$3,308,478$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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedActive20184$9,626,694$2,406,674$8,389,710$5,561,23257.8%$5,561,232
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots1$5,561,232$5,561,232$1,750,3080.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap 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$2,187,8851.2%$917,577
2020Patriots$1,355,154$1,270,308$1,355,154$2,625,4621.3%$1,355,154
2021Patriots$1,792,731$1,270,308$555,747$3,063,039--$1,792,731
Total$4,545,462$5,081,232$3,308,478$9,626,694$9,626,694

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
OffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20181328.7%5.1%2099314.567507.1011

Financial Reports

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