Christian McCaffrey

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49ers, RB Age: 26-242d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#8 overall), 2017 College: Stanford Agent(s): Lagardere Sports

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  • Current Contract

    Christian McCaffrey signed a 4 year, $64,063,500 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $38,162,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,015,875. In 2023, McCaffrey will earn a base salary of $11,800,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $64,063,500
    Signing Bonus $21,500,000
    Average Salary $16,015,875
    Total Guarantees $38,162,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,062,500
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 24 $825,000 $6,969,782 - - $7,794,782 $32,732,282 $22,337,274($22,337,274)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $32,732,282 2020 Cap Savings: $-24,937,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $24,169,782 2020 Cap Savings: $-16,375,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $15,532,282 2021 Dead Cap: $17,200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-7,737,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $6,969,782 2021 Dead Cap: $17,200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $825,000
    2021 Contract details by year 25 $990,000 $4,300,000 $200,000 $1,409,500 $6,899,500 $33,537,500 $8,237,500($30,574,774)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $33,537,500 2021 Cap Savings: $-26,638,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $24,447,500 2021 Cap Savings: $-17,548,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,999,500 2022 Dead Cap: $18,538,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-8,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,909,500 2022 Dead Cap: $18,538,000 2021 Cap Savings: $990,000
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $690,000 - - - $690,000 $690,000 $690,000($31,264,774)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $690,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $690,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $690,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $690,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 3 yr, $31,264,774; $0 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 27 $11,800,000 - $200,000 - $12,000,000 - $12,000,000($43,264,774)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $11,800,000 - $200,000 - $12,000,000 - $12,000,000($55,264,774)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 29 $12,000,000 - $200,000 - $12,200,000 - $12,200,000($67,464,774)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $12,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $12,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $12,200,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $12,200,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $30M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + $7.7M of 2021 salary)
    • $8.1M of 2022 salary fully guarantees on 3/21/2021 (injury guaranteed now)
    • $1M of 2023 salary guaranteed for injury

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2022 Player contract details by year $345,000 $4,300,000 $200,000 $3,250,750 $8,095,750 $7,910,000($7,910,000)
    2023 Player contract details by year - $8,600,000 - $9,752,250 $18,352,250 -($7,910,000)

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $17,241,304
    Signing Bonus $10,679,128
    Average Salary $4,310,326
    Total Guarantees $17,241,304
    Guaranteed at Signing $17,241,304
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $10,679,128 - - - - - $11,144,128
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,248,695 - - - - - - $1,248,695
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,032,390 - - - - - $49,276 $2,081,666
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 $21,500,000 - - - - $12,274 $22,337,274
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 - - $200,000 $7,047,500 - - $8,237,500
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $345,000 - - $200,000 $7,365,000 - - $7,910,000
    6 seasons $6,596,085 $32,179,128 - $400,000 $14,412,500 - $61,550 $53,649,263
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,800,000 - - $200,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $11,800,000 - - $200,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $200,000 - - - $12,200,000
    $42,196,085 $32,179,128 - $1,000,000 $14,412,500 - $61,550 $89,849,263
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,906,085 $32,179,128 - $400,000 $14,412,500 - $61,550 $52,959,263
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
  • Transactions

    Oct 21 2022Traded to San Francisco (SF) from Carolina (CAR) for 2023 2nd round pick, 2023 3rd round pick, 2023 4th round pick and 2024 5th round pick
    Mar 22 2022Converted $7.365M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, clearing $5.52M of cap space with Carolina (CAR)
    Mar 10 2021Converted $7,047,500 of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $5.683M of cap space with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 13 2020Signed a 4 year $64 million contract extension with Carolina (CAR)
    May 4 2017Signed a 4 year $17.24 million contract with Carolina (CAR), including a 5th-year option in 2021
    Apr 27 2017Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#8 overall)
  • 2023 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2022 SF 17 17 14 746 71.9 244 1139 4.7 8 85 741 5 1 271.36
    2021 CAR 7 7 7 272 23.7 99 442 4.5 1 37 343 1 1 90.5
    2020 CAR 3 3 3 171 16.5 59 225 3.8 5 17 149 1 0 73.4
    2019 CAR 16 16 16 1056 93.4 287 1387 4.8 15 116 1005 4 1 355.2
    2018 CAR 16 16 16 965 91.3 219 1098 5 7 107 867 6 4 278.5
    2017 CAR 16 16 10 757 70.2 117 435 3.7 2 80 651 5 2 148.6
    Totals 75 75 66 3,967 - 1,025 4,726 4.6 38 442 3,756 22 9 1,217.56