Matt Gay

Kicker

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $5,920,000 (2.28% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,920,000 (1.42% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.66
  • Contract Value: $22,500,000 ($5,625,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,060,000
  • Contract Ranking: 3/50 at K

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202329$1,080,000$2,000,000$1,080,000$3,080,0001.3%
2024 📝
March 18: $2.94 million is guaranteed
30$3,920,000$2,000,000$3,920,000$5,920,0002.3%
202531$4,750,000$2,000,000$0$6,750,0002.6%
202632$4,750,000$2,000,000$0$6,750,0002.4%
Total$14,500,000$8,000,000$5,000,000$22,500,000

Contract Notes

Matt Gay signed a four year, $22.5 million contract with the Colts. $13 million is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$5.6M
$11.3M
$16.9M
$22.5M
2023202420252026
Cash Due$9,080,000$3,920,000$4,750,000$4,750,000
Running Cash$9,080,000$13,000,000$17,750,000$22,500,000
Career Earnings: $13,711,513
Career APY: $2,742,303
Potential Earnings: $26,988,713
Total Guarantees: $10,385,772
Largest Cash Payment: $9,080,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $6,750,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedTerminated20194$2,845,772$711,443$325,772$820,77228.8%$820,772
ColtsPracticeTerminated20201$142,800$142,800$0$00.0%$0
RamsSFAExpired20202$1,525,000$762,500$0$1,127,94174.0%$563,971
RamsRFAExpired20221$2,540,000$2,540,000$0$2,540,000100.0%$2,540,000
ColtsUFAActive20234$22,500,000$5,625,000$10,060,000$9,080,00040.4%$9,080,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers1$820,772$820,772$576,4430.0%$244,3290.0%
Colts1$9,222,800$9,222,800$3,080,0000.0%$142,8000.0%
Rams3$3,667,941$1,222,647$3,667,9410.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Buccaneers$495,000$81,443$0$576,4430.3%$820,772
2020Rams$675,000$0$0$277,9410.1%$277,941
2021Rams$850,000$0$0$850,0000.5%$850,000
2022Rams$2,540,000$0$0$2,540,0001.3%$2,540,000
2023Colts$1,080,000$2,000,000$1,080,000$3,080,0001.3%$9,080,000
2024Colts$3,920,000$2,000,000$3,920,000$5,920,0002.3%$3,920,000
2025Colts$4,750,000$2,000,000$0$6,750,0002.6%$4,750,000
2026Colts$4,750,000$2,000,000$0$6,750,0002.4%$4,750,000
Total$19,060,000$8,081,443$5,000,000$26,744,384$26,988,713
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Buccaneers2020$81,443$0
Colts2020$67,200$67,200
Colts2020$75,600$75,600
Buccaneers2021$162,886$0
Total$387,129$142,800

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsField GoalsPATPoints
InjuredHealthySpecialMadeAtt.Blk.LongMadeAtt.Blk.
2019160018.3%273515843482124
202070015.4%14160511616058
2021170040.3%323405548490144
2022170030.8%283005831320115
2023170034.3%334115735360134

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$4,354,000$5,625,000
Injury Adjusted$4,354,000$5,625,000
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OTC Valuation $1.1M $2.2M $3.3M $4.4M $5.5M APY $1M $2M $3M $4M $5M $4,191,000 $3,900,000

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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