Tyrann Mathieu

Safety

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $16,333,333 (7.35% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $11,400,000 (5.73% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.70
  • Contract Value: $42,000,000 ($14,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $26,800,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/208 at S

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$850,000$4,933,333$150,000$850,000$5,933,3333.1%
202028$11,150,000$4,933,333$250,000$11,150,000$16,333,3337.3%
202129$14,550,000$4,933,334$250,000$0$19,733,3349.2%
Total$26,550,000$14,800,000$650,000$12,000,000$42,000,000

Contract Notes

Tyrann Mathieu signed a $42 million, three year contract with the Chiefs. Mathieu received $26.8 million guaranteed at signing. His 2019 and 2020 base salaries are both fully guaranteed and he received a $14.8 million signing bonus.
Career Earnings: $46,656,853
Career APY: $6,665,265
Potential Earnings: $72,856,853
Total Guarantees: $53,367,187
Largest Cash Payment: $16,671,407 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $19,733,334 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedRenegotiated20134$3,052,500$763,125$817,187$2,185,44671.6%$728,482
CardinalsExtensionTerminated20165$62,500,407$12,500,081$21,250,000$21,671,40734.7%$10,835,704
TexansSFAExpired20181$7,000,000$7,000,000$4,500,000$7,000,000100.0%$7,000,000
ChiefsUFAActive20193$42,000,000$14,000,000$26,800,000$15,800,00037.6%$15,800,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals5$23,856,853$4,771,371$14,556,8530.0%$9,300,0000.0%
Texans1$7,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Chiefs1$15,800,000$15,800,000$5,933,3330.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Cardinals$405,000$66,250$99,375$0$0$99,375$549,9780.4%$748,728
2014Cardinals$495,000$66,250$102,031$0$50,000$298,125$713,2810.5%$647,031
2015Cardinals$585,000$66,250$154,687$0$50,000$154,687$855,9370.6%$789,687
2016Cardinals$1,000,000$3,166,250$101,407$0$70,000$1,000,000$4,337,6572.7%$16,671,407
2017Cardinals$4,750,000$3,100,000$0$0$250,000$4,750,000$8,100,0004.7%$5,000,000
2018Texans$2,000,000$4,500,000$0$500,000$0$0$7,000,0003.6%$7,000,000
2019Chiefs$850,000$4,933,333$0$0$150,000$850,000$5,933,3333.1%$15,800,000
2020Chiefs$11,150,000$4,933,333$0$0$250,000$11,150,000$16,333,3337.3%$11,400,000
2021Chiefs$14,550,000$4,933,334$0$0$250,000$0$19,733,3349.2%$14,800,000
Total$35,785,000$25,765,000$457,500$500,000$1,070,000$18,302,187$63,556,853$72,856,853
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cardinals2018$9,300,000$0
Total$9,300,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013133072.0%26.7%653110639271000
2014133040.3%5.4%35300244190190
2015142084.6%24.2%80919113175921001
2016105152.1%7.7%332111314191000
2017160099.4%43.1%667136372161000
2018160097.8%0.6%70193205482601100
2019160097.8%0.0%631221432124700000

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$8,172,000$14,000,000
Injury Adjusted$8,172,000$14,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.1M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $2.4M $4.9M $7.3M $9.7M $12.2M $4,028,000 $4,111,942

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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