Colin Kaepernick

Drafted:Round 2 (#36 overall), 2011
College:Nevada

Current Salary Information

Colin Kaepernick signed a 6 year / $114 million 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 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Dead
2014 645,000 3,022,444 - - 100,000 - - 3,767,444 13,730,456
2015 12,400,000 2,465,753 2,000,000 - 400,000 - - 17,265,753 9,863,013
2016 13,900,000 2,465,753 2,000,000 - 400,000 - - 18,765,753 7,397,260
2017 16,500,000 2,465,753 2,000,000 - 400,000 - - 21,365,753 4,931,507
2018 15,000,000 2,465,753 2,000,000 - 400,000 - - 19,865,753 2,465,753
2019 18,800,000 - 2,000,000 - 400,000 - - 21,200,000 -
2020 21,000,000 - 2,000,000 - 400,000 - - 23,400,000 -
2021 UFA
  • $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

     

 

Source: PFT

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Fines

Team Reason Games Susp. Amount Date  
SF Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $10,000.00 10/09/2014
SF Cursing $5,512.50 09/18/2014
SF Face Mask $7,875.00 11/15/2013

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Contract Forecast: Colin Kaepernick


He's led the 49ers to back-to-back NFC Championship games, and nearly a Super Bowl victory last season, and now with three NFL seasons under his belt QB Colin Kaepernick is eligible for a contract extension in San Francisco. We forecast his new deal:

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Transactions

Oct 9 2014
Fined $10,000 Wearing incorrectly branded headphones (Beats)
Sep 18 2014
Fined $11,025 Inappropriate Language against against Chicago (CHI)
Jun 4 2014
Signed a 6 year $114 million extension with San Francisco (SF)
Nov 15 2013
Fined $7,875 for an Excessive Facemask against A.J. Klein (CAR)
Jul 29 2011
Signed a 4 year $5.22 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
Apr 29 2011
Drafted by San Francisco (SF) from Denver (DEN): Round 2 (#36 overall)
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