Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback Age: 27 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#36 overall), 2011 College: Nevada
  • Current Contract

    Colin Kaepernick signed a 6 year / $114,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $12,328,766 signing bonus, $61,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $19,000,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $114,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,328,766
    Average Salary $19,000,000
    Guaranteed $61,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $645,000 $3,022,444 - $100,000 $3,767,444 $13,730,456
    2015 Contract details by year $10,400,000 $2,465,753 $2,000,000 $400,000 $15,265,753 $9,863,013
    2016 Contract details by year $11,900,000 $2,465,753 $2,000,000 $400,000 $16,765,753 $7,397,260
    2017 Contract details by year $14,500,000 $2,465,753 $2,000,000 $400,000 $19,365,753 $4,931,507
    2018 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $2,465,753 $2,000,000 $400,000 $19,865,753 $2,465,753
    2019 Contract details by year $18,800,000 - $2,000,000 $400,000 $21,200,000 -
    2020 Contract details by year $21,000,000 - $2,000,000 $400,000 $23,400,000 -
    2021 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $12.97M initially guaranteed (2014 salary + signing bonus)
    • 2015 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/15
    • 2016 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/16
    • 2017 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/17
    • $5.2M of 2018 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/18
    • 2015-2020: $125,000 per game bonus
    • Annual $2M De-escalator unless he:
      Is named 1st or 2nd team All-Pro
      OR
      Wins the NFC Title Game, with 80% regular season playing time, & 80% of postseason playing time.
    • Must purchase (after-tax dollars) a disability policy for $20 million if suffers career-ending injury paid to 49ers

       

     


    Previous Contracts

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,124,296
    Signing Bonus $2,226,764
    Average Salary $1,281,074
    Guaranteed $3,800,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 $375,000 $556,691 - $931,691 -
    2012 $607,922 $556,691 - $1,164,613 -
    2013 $740,844 $556,691 $100,000 $1,397,535 $1,803,696
    2014 $973,766 $556,691 $100,000 $1,630,457 $556,691
    2015 Free agent year UFA  
    • $3.8 million guaranteed
    • 2014 extended
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $2,226,764 - - - - $2,601,764
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $607,922 - - - - - $607,922
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $740,844 - - $100,000 - - $840,844
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 $12,328,766 - $100,000 - - $13,073,766
    Est. Earnings (4 seasons) $2,368,766 $14,555,530 - $200,000 - - $17,124,296
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/09/2014 Player contract details by year Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $10,000 Wearing incorrectly branded headphones (Beats)
    09/18/2014 Player contract details by year Cursing $5,513 Inappropriate Language against against Chicago (CHI)
    11/15/2013 Player contract details by year Face Mask $7,875 Excessive Facemask against A.J. Klein (CAR)
    - $23,388
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Colin Kaepernick ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($15,265,753) Rank
    NFL: #0
    NFC: #0
    NFC West: #0
    San Francisco 49ers: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Total Cash ($12,800,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Average Annual ($19,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0