Cameron Thomas salary, contract details, cap hit

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The Arizona Cardinals have signed all eight of their 2022 draft picks. The last of the players to sign was third-round pick Cameron Thomas, an edge defender out of San Diego State.

He was the Cardinals’ selection for the first of two third-round selections, drafted 87th overall.

The details of his contract are in from Over the Cap. We go over those details — signing bonus, salaries and guarantees below.

Cameron Thomas’ salary, contract details

Thomas’ contract is four years and worth more than $5.1 million. He receives a signing bonus of $921,336. As a rookie, he will make the league’s minimum salary, but each year after 2022, his salary will be more than the minimum.

HIs salary for the next four season will be:

  • 2022: $705,000

  • 2023: $938,834

  • 2024: $1.17 million

  • 2025: $1.41 million

None of his salary is fully guaranteed, The only guaranteed money in his contract is his signing bonus.

Salary cap implications

Thomas’ cap hit each year will be the amount of his salary plus the prorated amount of his signing bonus, as that is divided up over the four years of the deal in terms of cap impact.

His cap hit will be as follows for the next four years:

  • 2022: $935,334

  • 2023: $1.17 million

  • 2024: $1.40 million

  • 2025: $1.64 million


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