Last updated on December 27, 2015 10:55 AM EDT

Nate Solder

Year Salary Prorated
Signing Bonus
Roster Bonus Offseason Workout LTBE Total Cap Figure Cash Received Remaining Guaranteed Money Cap Hit if Cut Cap Savings if Cut or Traded Comments
2011 $375,000 $1,177,817 $1,552,817 $5,086,268 $7,770,686 2011 salary is fully guaranteed
2012 $763,204 $1,177,817 $1,941,021 $763,204 $6,217,869 2012 salary is fully guaranteed
2013 $1,151,408 $1,177,817 $2,329,225 $1,151,408$4,276,848 2013 salary is fully guaranteed
2014 $769,806 $1,177,817 $769,806 $2,717,429 $1,539,612 $2,717,429 Roster bonus became fully guaranteed on 4PM, March 17th
2015 $1,438,000 $4,166,666 $6,240 $5,610,906 $13,944,240 $19,938,000 Salary fully guaranteed. $12.5 million signing bonus
2016 $6,000,000 $4,166,666 $125,000 $31,000 $10,322,666 $6,156,000 $14,333,334 $14,333,334 (-$4,610,668) Cut
$1,389,332 Traded
Salary fully guaranteed. $31,250 46-man active roster bonus ($500,000 total)
2017 $6,500,000 $4,166,668 $125,000 $31,000 $11,197,668 $6,656,000 $4,166,668 $4,166,668 $6,041,000 $31,250 46-man active roster bonus ($500,000 total)

Nate Solder - All 2011 draft picks were tendered a $375,000 salary.
August 5, 2011 update On August 4th the Boston Globe's Monique Walker tweeted that "A few details on Patriots rookie OL Nate Solder's deal: It's 4-year contract totaling $8.54 mil, includes $4.7 mil signing bonus."
December 2, 2013 update On August 4, 2011 Scout.Com's Aaron Wilson reported that "New England Patriots rookie first-round offensive tackle Nate Solder has agreed to terms on an $8.54 million deal, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. The contract includes a $4.7 million bonus and an average annual compensation of $2.13 million. And the deal is fully guaranteed for the first four years and includes a $769,806 non-guaranteed roster bonus on the fifth day of the league year in 2014."

Miguel's NOTES - The Patriots hold a fifth year option on Solder that will be worth the average value of the 3rd through 25th highest cap numbers at the offensive line position in 2014. The option can be picked up following the final game of the 2013 regular season and must be picked before May 4, 2014. The option is guaranteed for injury and becomes fully guaranteed if Nate Solder is on the Patriots roster at the start of the 2015 league year.

March 17, 2014 update Nate Solder's roster bonus became fully guaranteed on 4PM, March 17th

April 23, 2014 update The Patriots picked up Nate Solder's 2015 option. The option is guaranteed for injury only. It becomes fully guaranteed the first day of the 2015 League Year. Solder's 2015 salary will be $7.438 million.

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