Richard Sherman

Cornerback Age: 27 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#154 overall), 2011 College: Stanford Agent(s): Ben Dogra (CAA 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 2015, Sherman will earn a base salary of $10,000,000. Sherman has a cap hit of $12,200,000 while his dead money value is $18,800,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Signing Bonus $11,000,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Guaranteed $40,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $1,431,000 $2,245,606 $3,676,606 $12,476,606
    2015 Contract details by year $10,000,000 $2,200,000 $12,200,000 $18,800,000
    2016 Contract details by year $12,569,000 $2,200,000 $14,769,000 $6,600,000
    2017 Contract details by year $11,431,000 $2,200,000 $13,631,000 $4,400,000
    2018 Contract details by year $11,000,000 $2,200,000 $13,200,000 $2,200,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 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.

    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   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 $375,000 $45,606 $420,606 -
    2012 $465,000 $45,606 $510,606 -
    2013 $555,000 $45,606 $600,606 $91,212
    2014 $1,431,000 $45,606 $1,476,606 $12,476,606
    Free agent year 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
    Est. Earnings (4 seasons) $2,826,000 $11,182,424 - - - - - $14,008,424
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    01/24/2014 Player contract details by year Taunting $7,875 Taunting against San Francisco (SF)
    12/06/2013 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $7,875 Hit to a Defenseless receiver against Kenny Stills (NO)
    - $15,750
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($12,200,000) Rank
    NFL: #40
    Seattle Seahawks: #1
    Cornerback: #5

    Total Cash ($10,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #62
    Cornerback: #7

    Average Annual ($14,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #27
    Cornerback: #3