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Kwon Alexander

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Saints, ILB Age: 26-172d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#124 overall), 2015 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Rosenhaus Sports

Injured Reserve (Achillies)

Alexander will miss the remainder of the season.

 

Saints – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kwon Alexander signed a 4 year, $54,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, $25,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,500,000. In 2021, Alexander will earn a base salary of $12,550,000, a roster bonus of $750,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,400,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $54,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $13,500,000
    Total Guarantees $25,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $14,250,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 25 $1,417,000 $1,000,000 $8,875,000 $66,705 - $11,358,705 $5,750,000 $14,292,000($14,292,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $5,750,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,608,705 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $7,358,705 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,750,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $8,608,705 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $10,358,705
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $516,878 - $375,000 - - $891,878 $516,878 $891,878($15,183,878)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $516,878 2020 Cap Savings: $375,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $891,878 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $516,878 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $375,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $891,878
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $12,550,000 - $750,000 - $100,000 $13,400,000 - $13,400,000($28,583,878)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $13,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $13,400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $13,400,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $13,400,000
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $12,650,000 - $750,000 - $100,000 $13,500,000 - $13,500,000($42,083,878)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $13,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $13,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $13,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $13,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 29 - - - - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2024 Contract details by year 30 - - - - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0
    2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $14.25M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2019 roster bonus)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $8.5M (guaranteed)
    • 2020 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2020
    • Per Game 46-Man Roster Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000, 6 LTBE in 2019, 8 LTBE in 2020)
    • Contract Voids prior to 2023 ($4.1M dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year $459,447 $1,000,000 $234,375 $66,705 $100,000 $2,997,902 $4,858,429 $11,067,497($11,067,497)
    2021 Player contract details by year - $2,000,000 - $200,115 - $4,708,820 $6,908,935 -($11,067,497)

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,758,322
    Signing Bonus $478,322
    Average Salary $689,581
    Total Guarantees $478,322
    Guaranteed at Signing $478,322
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $332,647 $450,186 - - - - $212,721 $995,554
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - $76,811 $601,811
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,907,000 - - - - - - $1,907,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,417,000 $4,000,000 $8,875,000 - - - - $14,292,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $516,878 - $375,000 - - - - $891,878
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $459,447 - $234,375 $100,000 $10,273,675 - - $11,067,497
    6 seasons $5,772,972 $4,450,186 $9,484,375 $100,000 $10,273,675 - $289,532 $30,370,740
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $12,550,000 - $750,000 $100,000 - - - $13,400,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $12,650,000 - $750,000 $100,000 - - - $13,500,000
    $30,972,972 $4,450,186 $10,984,375 $300,000 $10,273,675 - $289,532 $57,270,740
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,379,647 $450,186 - - - - - $4,119,365
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,876,447 $4,000,000 $9,109,375 $100,000 $10,273,675 - - $25,359,497
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $516,878 - $375,000 - - - - $891,878
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2019, $28,075

      Roughing the Passer against Jameis Winston (TB)


    • Player contract details by year 12/07/2015, 4 games, $130,489

      PEDs


    • TOTAL: $158,564

  • Transactions

    Nov 2 2020Traded to New Orleans (NO) from San Francisco (SF) for Kiko Alonso and 2021 5th round pick
    Dec 31 2019Converted $10,273,675 of 2020 salary into bonus, clearing $7.77M of cap with San Francisco (SF)
    Sep 13 2019Fined $28,075 Roughing the Passer against Jameis Winston (TB)
    Mar 11 2019Signed a 4 year $54 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Dec 7 2015Suspended 4 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $130,489 in 2015 salary/bonus with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 12 2015Signed a 4 year $2.758 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 2 2015Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 4 (#124 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kwon Alexander ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 NO 12 12 12 667 64.1 1 57 39 18 2
    2019 SF 8 8 7 368 38.9 0.5 34 22 12 1 1
    2018 TB 6 6 6 366 35.0 1 45 34 11 2
    2017 TB 12 12 12 723 67.9 97 70 27 1 3
    2016 TB 16 16 16 1022 102.3 3 145 108 37 1 1
    2015 TB 12 12 12 819 74.5 3 93 59 34 2 2
    Totals 66 66 65 3,965 - 9 471 332 139 9 7