Embed This Richard Sherman

Cornerback Age: 29 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#154 overall), 2011 College: Stanford Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Richard Sherman signed a 4 year, $56,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $11,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000. In 2018, Sherman will earn a base salary of $11,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,200,000 and a dead cap value of $2,200,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Signing Bonus $11,000,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $40,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,431,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 25 $1,431,000 $2,245,606 $3,676,606 $12,476,606 $12,431,000($12,431,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $12,476,6062014 Cap Savings: $-8,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $12,476,6062014 Cap Savings: $-8,800,000 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $12,476,6062014 Cap Savings: $3,676,606 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $12,476,6062014 Cap Savings: $3,676,606
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $10,000,000 $2,200,000 $12,200,000 $18,800,000 $10,014,191($22,445,191)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $18,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $-6,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $18,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $-6,600,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $12,200,0002016 Dead Cap: $6,600,0002015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $12,200,0002016 Dead Cap: $6,600,0002015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $12,569,000 $2,200,000 $14,769,000 $24,169,000 $12,569,000($35,014,191)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $24,169,0002016 Cap Savings: $-9,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $6,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $8,169,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $19,769,0002017 Dead Cap: $4,400,0002016 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002017 Dead Cap: $4,400,0002016 Cap Savings: $12,569,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $11,431,000 $2,200,000 $13,631,000 $15,831,000 $11,431,000($46,445,191)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $15,831,0002017 Cap Savings: $-2,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,400,0002017 Cap Savings: $9,231,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $13,631,0002018 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002018 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002017 Cap Savings: $11,431,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $11,000,000 $2,200,000 $13,200,000 $2,200,000 $11,000,000($57,445,191)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $11,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $12.431M fully guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2014 base)
    • 2015 Base Salary fully guarantees 2/6/15
    • 2016 Base Salary + $5M of 2017 Base Salary guarantees 5 days after 2016 super bowl (2/11/2016)

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,222,424
    Signing Bonus $182,424
    Average Salary $555,606
    Guaranteed $182,424
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 22 $375,000 $45,606 - $420,606 -
    2012 23 $465,000 $45,606 - $510,606 -
    2013 24 $555,000 $45,606 - $600,606 $91,212
    2014 25 $1,431,000 $45,606 - $1,476,606 $12,476,606
    Free agent year 26 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $182,424 - - - - - $557,424
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,431,000 $11,000,000 - - - - - $12,431,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - $14,191 $10,014,191
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,569,000 - - - - - - $12,569,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,431,000 - - - - - - $11,431,000
    7 seasons $36,826,000 $11,182,424 - - - - $14,191 $48,022,615
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - - - - - $11,000,000
    $47,826,000 $11,182,424 - - - - $14,191 $59,022,615
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/29/2017, $12,154

      Removing helmet and arguing with official against Tennessee (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2016, $18,231

      Hit on a defenseless receiver against Davante Adams (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 11/11/2016, $9,115

      Late hit against Dan Carpenter (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 01/24/2014, $7,875

      Taunting against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 12/06/2013, $7,875

      Hit to a Defenseless receiver against Kenny Stills (NO)


    • TOTAL: $55,250

  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Richard Sherman ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 9 9 9 572 0.771 35 25 10 2
    2016 16 16 16 1053 0.976 58 38 20 4
    2015 16 16 16 978 0.980 50 33 17 2
    2014 16 16 16 965 0.994 57 45 12 1 4
    2013 16 16 16 980 0.951 49 38 11 8
    2012 16 16 16 950 0.960 1 65 54 11 3 8
    2011 16 16 10 55 46 7 1 4