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Thomas Morstead

Punter

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,300,000 (2.17% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $3,300,000 (1.42% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Contract Value: $15,600,000 ($3,900,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,118,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/40 at P

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201832$918,000$1,700,000$0$32,000$918,000$2,650,0001.5%
201933$2,950,000$1,000,000$250,000$50,000$3,200,000$4,250,0002.2%
2020 📝
March 22: $300,000 roster bonus is due
34$2,950,000$1,000,000$300,000$50,000$300,000$4,300,0002.2%
2021 📝
March 14: $300,000 roster bonus is due
35$3,150,000$1,000,000$300,000$50,000$0$4,500,0002.1%
2022 📝
March 13: $550,000 roster bonus is due
36$3,150,000$1,000,000$550,000$50,000$0$4,750,0002.1%
Total$13,118,000$5,700,000$1,400,000$232,000$4,418,000$20,450,000

Contract Notes

Thomas Morstead signed a 4 year, $15.6 million contract extension with the Saints. Morstead received $9.118 million guaranteed. The guarantee includes his 2018 salary, a $5 million signing bonus, his 2019 salary and a 2019 roster bonus. He is due to earn roster bonuses on the 5th day of each league year. another $1 million in incentives are available.
Career Earnings: $29,460,000
Career APY: $3,682,500
Potential Earnings: $40,010,000
Total Guarantees: $16,043,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,025,000 (2012)
Largest Cap Number: $4,750,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsExtensionRenegotiated20126$21,885,000$3,647,500$6,925,000$20,260,00092.6%$3,376,667
SaintsExtensionActive20184$15,600,000$3,900,000$9,118,000$9,200,00059.0%$4,600,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints8$29,460,000$3,682,500$25,251,2500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Saints$1,275,000$741,250$0$0$0$2,016,2501.7%$6,025,000
2013Saints$900,000$950,000$0$100,000$900,000$1,950,0001.6%$2,250,000
2014Saints$2,185,000$950,000$0$100,000$0$3,235,0002.4%$2,285,000
2015Saints$2,350,000$950,000$0$100,000$0$3,400,0002.3%$2,450,000
2016Saints$900,000$1,650,000$400,000$100,000$0$3,050,0002.0%$3,500,000
2017Saints$3,150,000$950,000$500,000$100,000$0$4,700,0002.9%$3,750,000
2018Saints$918,000$1,700,000$0$32,000$918,000$2,650,0001.5%$5,950,000
2019Saints$2,950,000$1,000,000$250,000$50,000$3,200,000$4,250,0002.2%$3,250,000
2020Saints$2,950,000$1,000,000$300,000$50,000$300,000$4,300,0002.2%$3,300,000
2021Saints$3,150,000$1,000,000$300,000$50,000$0$4,500,0002.1%$3,500,000
2022Saints$3,150,000$1,000,000$550,000$50,000$0$4,750,0002.1%$3,750,000
Total$23,878,000$11,891,250$2,300,000$732,000$5,318,000$38,801,250$40,010,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
201216----26.0%
2013160033.0%
2014160031.1%
2015142025.0%
2016160030.2%
2017160030.5%
2018160031.6%
2019160030.5%

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$2,490,000$3,900,000
Injury Adjusted$2,490,000$3,900,000
test
OTC Valuation $527.2k $1.1M $1.6M $2.1M $2.6M APY $650.0k $1.3M $2.0M $2.6M $3.3M $1,967,000 $2,000,000

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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