Drafted as the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft by the then St. Louis Rams, Sam Bradford is a quarterback who last played for the Arizona Cardinals before being released by the franchise midway through the 2018 season. Currently a free agent, his best season in the NFL was in his first year with the Minnesota Vikings in 2016 where he threw for 3,877 yards, had a passer rating of 99.3 and had a touchdown passes to interceptions ratio of 20:5.
Sam Bradford was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2010. However, he has failed to clinch any other major accolade including never playing in a Pro-Bowl. He still as an estimated net worth of $70 million.
Sam Bradford Salary
Bradford owes most of his wealth to the huge rookie contract that he had signed with the Rams - a 6-year $78 million deal including $50 million in guaranteed money. Needless to say, this was and is still the biggest rookie contract in the history of the NFL. As a result, the University of Oklahoma alumnus pocketed nearly $27 million in salaries alone in his sophomore year, which was also the biggest paycheck of his career.
Bradford last signed a one-year $20 million deal with the Cardinals in 2018. However, he was released by the franchise in November, as a result of which he could realize only a reported $15,937,500 out of this deal.
Sam Bradford Endorsements
The 31-year-old has appeared in several commercials most notably for automobile manufacturer Nissan and audio equipment company Bose. As of 2018 he also had a deal with Nike.
Sam Bradford Charity Work
Since July 2013, Sam Bradford has hosted the annual St. Jude Sam Bradford Gold Classic tournament at Oak Tree National Golf Course in Edmond, Oklahoma. The tournament seeks to raise funds, all of which go to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The tournament crossed the $1 million threshold in 2016.