Dee Ford

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49ers, OLB Age: 30-2d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#23 overall), 2014 College: Auburn Agent(s): Kelley Drye

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  • Current Contract

    Dee Ford signed a 5 year, $85,500,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $33,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,100,000. In 2021, Ford will earn a base salary of $4,000,000 and a signing bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,909,997 and a dead cap value of $18,729,991.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $85,500,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $17,100,000
    Total Guarantees $33,350,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $19,750,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $4,750,000 $1,600,000 $7,515,625 - - $500,000 $14,365,625 $19,750,000 $20,765,625($20,765,625)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $19,750,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,384,375 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-634,375 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $6,350,000 2020 Dead Cap: $13,400,000 2019 Cap Savings: $8,015,625 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2020 Dead Cap: $13,400,000 2019 Cap Savings: $12,765,625
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $910,000 $1,600,000 $46,875 $100,000 $3,185,000 - $5,841,875 $20,150,000 $13,796,875($34,562,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $20,150,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-14,308,125 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $19,240,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-13,398,125 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,795,000 2021 Dead Cap: $14,355,000 2020 Cap Savings: $46,875 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,885,000 2021 Dead Cap: $14,355,000 2020 Cap Savings: $956,875
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $4,000,000 $2,600,000 - - $2,309,997 - $8,909,997 $18,729,991 $7,000,000($41,562,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $18,729,991 2021 Cap Savings: $-9,819,994 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $14,729,991 2021 Cap Savings: $-5,819,994 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $8,909,997 2022 Dead Cap: $9,819,994 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2022 Dead Cap: $9,819,994 2021 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $2,400,000 $2,600,000 $4,600,000 - $2,309,997 - $11,909,997 $14,419,994 $7,000,000($48,562,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $14,419,994 2022 Cap Savings: $-2,509,997 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $9,819,994 2022 Cap Savings: $2,090,003 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $9,509,997 2023 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2022 Cap Savings: $2,400,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2023 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2022 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 32 - $2,600,000 - - $2,309,997 - $4,909,997 $4,909,997 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,909,997 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2024 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $19.75M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2019 roster bonus)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $7M
    • 2020 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2020
    • $11.6M of 2021 salary fully guarantees 4/1/2021 (injury guaranteed at signing)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $44,117 ($750,000)
    • Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • Pro Bowl: $500,000
    • 2021 restructure, $3M signing bonus, $4M guaranteed salary
    • 2022 restructure $4.6M roster bonus (guaranteed)
    • 2023 automatically voids after 2022 ($5.7M dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,443,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,443,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2014-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,158,700
    Signing Bonus $4,253,600
    Average Salary $2,039,675
    Total Guarantees $6,206,150
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,206,150
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $4,253,600 - - - - - $4,673,600
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $790,850 - - - - - - $790,850
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,161,700 - - - - - - $1,161,700
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $957,704 - $444,864 $130,000 - - - $1,532,568
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,718,000 - - - - - - $8,718,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 $8,000,000 $7,515,625 - - - $500,000 $20,765,625
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $910,000 - $46,875 $100,000 $12,740,000 - - $13,796,875
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - $7,000,000
    8 seasons $21,708,254 $15,253,600 $8,007,364 $230,000 $12,740,000 - $500,000 $58,439,218
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,400,000 - $4,600,000 - - - - $7,000,000
    $24,108,254 $15,253,600 $12,607,364 $230,000 $12,740,000 - $500,000 $65,439,218
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,048,254 $4,253,600 $444,864 $130,000 - - - $16,876,718
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,660,000 $11,000,000 $7,562,500 $100,000 $12,740,000 - $500,000 $41,562,500
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2018, $10,026

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Jacksonville (JAC)


    • TOTAL: $10,026

  • Transactions

    Mar 15 2021Signed a 2 year $24 million restructured contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Sep 5 2020Converted $12.74M of 2020 salary into bonus, clearing $9.55 million of cap with San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 12 2019Signed a 5 year $85.5 million contract extension with San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 12 2019Traded to San Francisco (SF) from Kansas City (KC) for 2020 2nd round pick (#63 Willie Gay Jr.)
    Mar 2 2019Offered a 1 year $15.443 million franchise tag by Kansas City (KC)
    Oct 12 2018Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Jacksonville (JAC)
    May 1 2017Kansas City (KC) exercised an $8.718 million 5th-year option for 2018
    May 26 2014Signed a 4 year $8.158 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    May 8 2014Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 1 (#23 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 SF 2 2 46 31.1 1 1 1
    2020 SF 1 1 46 4.7 3 1 2
    2019 SF 11 11 2 232 24.5 6.5 14 10 4 2
    2018 KC 16 16 16 1025 92.0 13 55 42 13 6
    2017 KC 6 6 6 317 28.7 2 13 11 2 1
    2016 KC 15 15 14 798 71.4 10 38 25 13 1
    2015 KC 14 14 5 480 44.2 4 23 21 2
    2014 KC 16 16 122 11.5 1.5 7 3 4
    Totals 81 81 43 3,066 - 38 154 114 40 10 0