Fred Warner

San Francisco 49ers, Inside Linebacker
Age: 27-214d (Nov 19, 1996)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Brigham Young
Drafted: Round 3 (#70 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Justin Schulman (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$12,649,000

2024 Cash

$19,500,000

Career Earnings

$45,576,901

2021-2026 Extension (CURRENT)

Fred Warner signed a 5 year , $95,225,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including $12,320,000 signing bonus, $40,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $19,045,000. In 2024, Warner will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, a restructure bonus of $17,775,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,649,000 and a dead cap value of $39,787,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $95,225,000
Average Salary:
$19,045,000
Signing Bonus:
$12,320,000
GTD at Sign:
$27,500,000
Total GTD:
$40,500,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 25 $3,636,547 1.99% $13,240,000 $13,240,000 $44,032,547
2022 26 $8,164,000 3.92% $15,844,000 $29,084,000 $40,496,000
2023 27 $9,049,000 4.03% $13,495,576 $42,579,576 $34,161,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 3 YR, $42,579,576; $39,787,000 DEAD CAP
2024 28 $12,649,000 4.95% $19,500,000 $62,079,576 $39,787,000
2025 29 $29,174,000 10.67% $18,250,000 $80,329,576 $28,863,000
2026 30 $26,710,000 9.13% $18,250,000 $98,579,576 $17,939,000
2027 31
Void
UFA
$9,479,000 3.03% - - $9,479,000
2028
Void
$3,555,000 1.06% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Option Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 25 $920,000 $2,716,547 - - - - - $3,636,547 1.99% $44,032,547
2022 26 $2,564,000 $2,464,000 - $500,000 - $2,536,000 $100,000 $8,164,000 3.92% $40,496,000
2023 27 $1,080,000 $2,464,000 $2,369,000 - $500,000 $2,536,000 $100,000 $9,049,000 4.03% $34,161,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 3 YR, $42,579,576; $39,787,000 DEAD CAP
2024 28 $1,125,000 $2,464,000 $5,924,000 - $500,000 $2,536,000 $100,000 $12,649,000 4.95% $39,787,000
2025 29 $17,650,000 $2,464,000 $5,924,000 - $500,000 $2,536,000 $100,000 $29,174,000 10.67% $28,863,000
2026 30 $17,650,000 - $5,924,000 - $500,000 $2,536,000 $100,000 $26,710,000 9.13% $17,939,000
2027 31
Void
UFA
- - $5,924,000 - - - - $9,479,000 3.03% $9,479,000
2028
Void
- - $3,555,000 - - - - $3,555,000 1.06% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 25 $920,000 $12,320,000 - - - - $13,240,000 $13,240,000 $13,240,000 $16,429,929
2022 26 $2,564,000 - - $500,000 $12,680,000 $100,000 $15,844,000 $29,084,000 $14,542,000 $17,067,915
2023 27 $1,080,000 - $11,845,000 - - $100,000 $13,495,576 $42,579,576 $14,193,192 $17,373,894
2024 28 $1,125,000 - $17,775,000 - - $100,000 $19,500,000 $62,079,576 $15,519,894 $18,666,667
2025 29 $17,650,000 - - - - $100,000 $18,250,000 $80,329,576 $16,065,915 $18,250,000
2026 30 $17,650,000 - - - - $100,000 $18,250,000 $98,579,576 $16,429,929 $18,250,000
2027 31
Void
- - - - - - - - - -
2028 32
Void
- - - - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $27.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 option bonus + $1.58M of 2022 salary)
  • Additional $984,000 of 2022 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2022
  • 2022 Option Bonus: $12.68M (guaranteed, paid 3/21/2022)
  • $12.016M of 2023 salary fully guarantees 4/1/2023 (injury guaranteed now)
  • Workout Bonus: $100,000
  • 2022-2026 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 16 LTBE in 2022)
  • 2024 Voidable Years Buyout: $3.6M (49ers must pay this to process the 2025-26 voids)
Source: PFT

2018-2021 Rookie

Fred Warner signed a 4 year , $3,979,325 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including $1,010,188 signing bonus, $1,010,188 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $994,831.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,979,325
Average Salary:
$994,831
Signing Bonus:
$1,010,188
GTD at Sign:
$1,010,188
Total GTD:
$1,010,188
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$45,576,901

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$1,490,188
$1,490,188
2019 23
Active
$663,137
$2,153,325
2020 24
Active
$844,000
$2,997,325
2021 25
Active
$13,240,000
$16,237,325
2022 26
Active
$15,844,000
$32,081,325
All NFL (1st)
2023 27
Active
$13,495,576
$45,576,901
Nfc Pro Bowl:ILB All NFL (1st)
Total      
$45,576,901
$45,576,901
2024 28
Active
$19,500,000
2025 29
Active
$18,250,000
2026 30
Active
$18,250,000
Total
$101,576,901
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$480,000
$1,010,188
$1,490,188
$1,490,188
2019
23
$663,137
$663,137
$2,153,325
2020
24
$844,000
$844,000
$2,997,325
2021
25
$920,000
$12,320,000
$13,240,000
$16,237,325
2022
26
$2,564,000
$500,000
$12,680,000
$100,000
$15,844,000
$32,081,325
2023
27
$1,080,000
$11,845,000
$100,000
$13,495,576
$45,576,901
Total
$6,551,137
$13,330,188
$11,845,000
$500,000
$12,680,000
$200,000
$45,576,901
$45,576,901
2024
28
$1,125,000
$17,775,000
$100,000
$19,500,000
2025
29
$17,650,000
$100,000
$18,250,000
2026
30
$17,650,000
$100,000
$18,250,000
Total
$42,976,137
$13,330,188
$29,620,000
$500,000
$12,680,000
$500,000
$101,576,901

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $6,551,137 $13,330,188 $500,000 $11,845,000 $200,000 - $45,576,901
  • Mar 11, 2024 Converted $14.175M of 2024 salary into signing bonus, clearing $10.6M of cap with San Francisco (SF)
  • Dec 15, 2023 Fined $5,617 Role in a Fight against Seattle (SEA)
  • Mar 14, 2023 Converted $11.845M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, adding 1 void year, clearing $9.476M of cap with San Francisco (SF)
  • Jul 21, 2021 Signed a 5 year $95.225 million contract extension with San Francisco (SF)
  • Nov 20, 2020 Fined $6,450 Face Mask against Deonte Harris (NO)
  • Jun 13, 2018 Signed a 4 year $3.979 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
  • Apr 27, 2018 Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 3 (#70 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 20, 2020 Face Mask against Deonte Harris (NO) $6,450
Dec 15, 2023 Role in a Fight against Seattle (SEA) $5,617
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 SF 16 16 970 94.60 3 132 82 50 4 4
2022 SF 17 17 1,026 95.80 2 130 79 51 1 1
2021 SF 16 16 978 90.30 1 137 80 57 1
2020 SF 16 15 971 94.40 1 125 80 45 1 2
2019 SF 16 16 1,000 97.90 3 118 90 28 2 1
2018 SF 16 16 1,061 98.90 124 85 39 1

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 3 years, $50,395,080
  • Avg. Salary: $16,798,360
  • NFL Rank: 122
  • ILB Rank: 3

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $19,045,000
  • NFL Rank: 90
  • ILB Rank: 2

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Fred Warner to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Roquan Smith 5 $100,000,000 $20,000,000 25
Shaquille Leonard 5 $98,500,000 $19,700,000 25
Tremaine Edmunds 4 $72,000,000 $18,000,000 24
C.J. Mosley 5 $85,000,000 $17,000,000 26
Averages 5 $88,875,000 $18,675,000 25.0

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Warner's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $55,482,858 $18,494,286

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Warner statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, Catch Rate/Yr, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm Catch Rate/Yr QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Roquan Smith
2021-2022
100.00 5.82 0.22 3.79 79.70 0.41 58.15
Shaquille Leonard
2019-2020
84.38 5.81 0.30 2.69 0.00 0.81 73.50
Tremaine Edmunds
2021-2022
84.85 4.82 0.04 2.79 76.35 0.50 64.25
C.J. Mosley
2017-2018
96.88 5.39 0.05 3.13 0.00 0.61 71.35
Average 91.53 5.46 0.15 3.10 39.01 0.58 66.81
Fred Warner
2022-2023
100.00 4.88 0.14 3.06 73.60 0.50 86.90
Pct Change 9.25 -10.62 -6.67 -1.29 -88.67 -13.79 30.07
Median Prime % Change -6.67%
Average Prime % Change -11.67%

Calculated Market Value: Fred Warner

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
3 years, $50,395,080 $16,798,360
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