Taylor Moton

Right Tackle

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,000,000 (2.15% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $16,000,000 (9.08% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 4.00
  • Contract Value: $85,000,000 ($17,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $43,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/113 at RT

Current Contract

(Franchise, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$1,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$1,000,000$4,000,0002.2%
202228$16,000,000$3,000,000$0$200,000$16,000,000$19,200,0009.2%
202329$11,000,000$3,000,000$6,600,000$200,000$11,000,000$20,800,0009.2%
202430$14,300,000$3,000,000$3,000,000$200,000$0$20,500,0008.0%
202531$14,300,000$3,000,000$3,000,000$200,000$0$20,500,000--
Total$56,600,000$15,000,000$12,600,000$800,000$28,000,000$85,000,000

Contract Notes

Taylor Moton signed a five year, $85 million contract with the Carolina Panthers. Moton received $43 million fully guaranteed at signing. Moton received a $15 million signing bonus, and his 2021-23 base salaries are guaranteed. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2023 league year, Moton will earn a $6.6 million roster bonus. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2024 and 2025 league years, Moton will earn a $3 million roster bonus in each year. Moton had been designated a franchise player by the Panthers prior to signing the contract. The new contract creates $9.754 million in cap space. Details are courtesy of Brad Spielberger of PFF.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$17M
$34M
$51M
$68M
$85M
20212022202320242025
Cash Due$16,000,000$16,200,000$17,800,000$17,500,000$17,500,000
Running Cash$16,000,000$32,200,000$50,000,000$67,500,000$85,000,000
Career Earnings: $19,158,150
Career APY: $4,789,538
Potential Earnings: $89,158,150
Total Guarantees: $44,877,633
Largest Cash Payment: $17,800,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $20,800,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20174$4,158,150$1,039,538$1,877,633$4,158,150100.0%$1,039,538
PanthersFranchiseActive20215$85,000,000$17,000,000$43,000,000$15,000,00017.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers4$19,158,150$4,789,538$4,158,1500.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Panthers$465,000$291,027$0$0$465,000$756,0270.4%$1,629,108
2018Panthers$654,007$291,027$0$0$248,525$945,0340.5%$654,007
2019Panthers$843,014$291,027$0$0$0$1,134,0410.6%$843,014
2020Panthers$1,032,021$291,027$0$0$0$1,323,0480.6%$1,032,021
2021Panthers$1,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$1,000,000$4,000,0002.2%$16,000,000
2022Panthers$16,000,000$3,000,000$0$200,000$16,000,000$19,200,0009.2%$16,200,000
2023Panthers$11,000,000$3,000,000$6,600,000$200,000$11,000,000$20,800,0009.2%$17,800,000
2024Panthers$14,300,000$3,000,000$3,000,000$200,000$0$20,500,0008.0%$17,500,000
2025Panthers$14,300,000$3,000,000$3,000,000$200,000$0$20,500,000--$17,500,000
Total$59,594,042$16,164,108$12,600,000$800,000$28,713,525$89,158,150$89,158,150

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
201716005.9%17.0%
2018160099.5%15.1%
2019160099.3%13.8%
20201600100.0%17.7%

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$14,998,000$17,000,000
Injury Adjusted$14,998,000$17,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.7M $5.4M $8.2M $10.9M $13.6M APY $3.2M $6.4M $9.6M $12.8M $16.0M $10,441,000 $4,750,000

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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