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Matthew Stafford contract details: Full breakdown of cap hits, bonuses, guarantees

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Here’s a full breakdown of Matthew Stafford’s new contract.

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Now that the dust has settled, we can finally take a look at the final numbers that Matthew Stafford will earn with his new, record-breaking five-year extension. Pro Football Talk has the full breakdown of every inch of Stafford’s new deal, but here’s a more basic, year-by-year breakdown for those that aren’t cap experts.

2017

Base salary: $1 million
Signing bonus: (prorated from last contract + new contract) $15,500,000
Cap hit: $16.5 million

2018

Base salary: $9.5 million
Signing bonus: (prorated from new contract) $10 million
Roster bonus: $6.5 million
Workout bonus: $500,000
Cap hit: $26.5 million

2019

Base salary: $13.5 million
Signing bonus: $10 million
Roster bonus: $5.5 million
Workout bonus: $500,000
Cap hit: $29.5 million

2020

Base salary: $15 million
Signing bonus: $10 million
Roster bonus: $6 million
Workout bonus: $500,000
Cap hit: $31.5 million

2021

Base salary: $9.5 million
Signing bonus: $10 million
Roster bonus: $10 million
Workout bonus: $500,000
Cap hit: $30 million

2022:

Base salary: $12.5 million
Roster bonus: $10 million
Workout bonus: $500,000
Cap hit: $23 million

With these numbers out, it has come to light that Stafford’s deal has broken one more record. He is earning $60.5 million guaranteed at the time of signing the deal, which edges out the previous record-holder, Ndamukong Suh, who immediately earned $59.9 million guaranteed from the Miami Dolphins back in 2015.