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Inside Linebacker Age: 34 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2007 College: Mississippi Agent(s): Relativity Sports

49ers – The Athletic

Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Patrick Willis signed a 5 year, $50,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $15,500,000 signing bonus, $20,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In , Willis will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,500,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $20,300,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Restructure Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2010 Contract details by year 25 $1,098,000 $500,000 - $1,060,000 - - $195,000 $2,853,000 - $16,793,000($16,793,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $2,853,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $2,853,000 Post-6/1 Release 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $2,853,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $2,853,000
    2011 Contract details by year 26 $1,594,455 $3,543,333 $145,625 $1,060,000 - - $195,000 $6,538,413 - $1,935,080($18,728,080)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $6,538,413 Pre-6/1 Trade 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $6,538,413 Post-6/1 Release 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $6,538,413 Post-6/1 Trade 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $6,538,413
    2012 Contract details by year 27 $1,904,000 $13,113,332 $1,200,000 $1,060,000 $500,000 - - $17,777,332 - $1,700,000($20,428,080)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $17,777,332 Pre-6/1 Trade 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $17,777,332 Post-6/1 Release 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $17,777,332 Post-6/1 Trade 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $17,777,332
    2013 Contract details by year 28 $715,000 - $750,000 - $500,000 $421,750 - $2,386,750 $3,652,000 $2,937,000($23,365,080)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $3,652,000 2013 Cap Savings: $-1,265,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $3,652,000 2013 Cap Savings: $-1,265,250 Post-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $3,652,000 2013 Cap Savings: $2,386,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $3,652,000 2013 Cap Savings: $2,386,750
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $5,285,000 - $656,250 - $500,000 $421,750 - $6,863,000 $1,765,250 $6,441,250($29,806,330)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $1,765,250 2014 Cap Savings: $5,097,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $1,765,250 2014 Cap Savings: $5,097,750 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $1,765,250 2014 Cap Savings: $6,863,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $1,765,250 2014 Cap Savings: $6,863,000
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $7,065,000 - $281,250 - $500,000 $421,750 - $8,268,000 $843,500 $7,846,250($37,652,580)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $7,935,000 - $750,000 - $500,000 $421,750 - $9,606,750 $421,750 $1,250,000($38,902,580)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0
    2017 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $29 million guaranteed
    • 2012 Bonus: $15.5 million 
    • 2011 Supercede Bonus: $4.8 million
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 2014-16 Roster Bonus: $703,125
    • 2012-2016 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2013 Restructure Bonus: $1.687 million/4 years
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2015 Player contract details by year - $843,500 - $843,500 -($0)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $3,000,000 $865,000 - - - - $4,150,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $5,300,000 $2,145,000 $7,815,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $100,000 - - - $195,000 $795,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,098,000 $15,500,000 - - - - $195,000 $16,793,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,594,455 - $145,625 - - - $195,000 $1,935,080
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - - $1,200,000 $500,000 - - - $1,700,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings - - $750,000 $500,000 $1,687,000 - - $2,937,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,285,000 - $656,250 $500,000 - - - $6,441,250
    8 seasons $9,132,455 $18,500,000 $3,716,875 $1,500,000 $1,687,000 $5,300,000 $2,730,000 $42,566,330
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,132,455 $18,500,000 $3,716,875 $1,500,000 $1,687,000 $5,300,000 - $42,566,330
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2014 SF 6 6 6 343 0.595 34 29 5 1
    2013 SF 14 14 14 863 0.814 3 104 82 22 2
    2012 SF 16 16 16 987 0.944 0.5 120 88 32 2 2
    2011 SF 13 13 13 2 97 74 23 4 1
    2010 SF 15 15 15 6 128 101 27 2
    2009 SF 16 16 16 4 152 114 38 3 3
    2008 SF 16 16 16 1 141 109 32 1 1
    2007 SF 16 16 16 4 174 136 38 2
    Totals 112 112 112 2,193 - 21 950 733 217 16 8