Patrick Willis

Inside Linebacker Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2007 College: Mississippi Agent(s): Relativity Sports
Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Patrick Willis signed a 5 year, $50,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $15,500,000 signing bonus, $20,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2015, Willis will earn a base salary of $7,065,000, a roster bonus of $281,250 and a workout bonus of $500,000. Willis has a cap hit of $8,268,000 while his dead money value is $843,500.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,500,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Guaranteed $20,300,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2010 Contract details by year 25 $1,098,000 $500,000 - $1,060,000 - - $195,000 $2,853,000 -
    2011 Contract details by year 26 $1,594,455 $3,543,333 $145,625 $1,060,000 - - $195,000 $6,538,413 -
    2012 Contract details by year 27 $1,904,000 $13,113,332 $1,200,000 $1,060,000 $500,000 - - $17,777,332 -
    2013 Contract details by year 28 $715,000 - $750,000 - $500,000 $421,750 - $2,386,750 $3,652,000
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $5,285,000 - $656,250 - $500,000 $421,750 - $6,863,000 $1,765,250
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $7,065,000 - $281,250 - $500,000 $421,750 - $8,268,000 $843,500
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $7,935,000 - $750,000 - $500,000 $421,750 - $9,606,750 $421,750
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000 -
    2017 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $29 million guaranteed
    • 2012 Bonus: $15.5 million 
    • 2011 Supercede Bonus: $4.8 million
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 2014-16 Roster Bonus: $703,125
    • 2012-2016 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2013 Restructure Bonus: $1.687 million/4 years
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $843,500 - $843,500

    Previous Contracts

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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $3,000,000 $865,000 - - - - $4,150,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $5,300,000 $2,145,000 $7,815,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $100,000 - - - $195,000 $795,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,098,000 $15,500,000 - - - - $195,000 $16,793,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,594,455 - $145,625 - - - $195,000 $1,935,080
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - - $1,200,000 $500,000 - - - $1,700,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings - - $750,000 $500,000 $1,687,000 - - $2,937,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,285,000 - $656,250 $500,000 - - - $6,441,250
    8 seasons $9,132,455 $18,500,000 $3,716,875 $1,500,000 $1,687,000 $5,300,000 $2,730,000 $42,566,330
    $9,132,455 $18,500,000 $3,716,875 $1,500,000 $1,687,000 $5,300,000 $2,730,000 $42,566,330