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Richard Sherman

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Cornerback Age: 32 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#154 overall), 2011 College: Stanford Agent(s): Relativity Sports

49ers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Richard Sherman signed a 3 year, $27,150,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,050,000. In 2020, Sherman will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, a signing bonus of $1,000,000, a roster bonus of $937,500 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,987,500 and a dead cap value of $2,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $27,150,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $9,050,000
    Total Guarantees $7,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $50,000 - $6,800,000 $7,050,000 $8,800,000($8,800,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $7,050,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $5,050,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,050,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,050,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 07/26/2018 2018 Dead Cap: $5,050,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,750,000
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,875,000 $50,000 $4,000,000 $13,925,000 $2,050,000 $12,925,000($21,725,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,050,000 2019 Cap Savings: $11,875,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,050,000 2019 Cap Savings: $11,875,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $12,875,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $12,875,000
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $937,500 $50,000 $4,000,000 $14,987,500 $2,000,000 $9,987,500($31,712,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $12,987,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $12,987,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $12,987,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $12,987,500
    2021 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $2M (1st Day of Training Camp if active)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $125,000 ($2M, 9 LTBE in 2018, 14 LTBE in 2019)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $50,000
    • Playing Time Incentives: $1M (90% snaps, earned in 2019)
    • Annual Pro Bowl Bonus: $1M escalator for the next year, $1M de-esclator for per-game bonus
    • Annual AP All Pro Team: $2M (earned in 2019)
    • Sherman must make the Pro Bowl to allow the next year salary to guarantee on 4/1 of that league year (2019, 2020, injury guarantees 1st waiver day)
    • 2020 salary escalated to $8M, per-game active bonus reduced to $62,500 ($1M, 15 LTBE)

    Previous Contracts

    2018-2018 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2018 Player contract details by year - $2,200,000 - $2,200,000 -($0)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $182,424 - - - - - $557,424
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,431,000 $11,000,000 - - - - - $12,431,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - $14,191 $10,014,191
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,569,000 - - - - - - $12,569,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,431,000 - - - - - - $11,431,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,750,000 $50,000 - - - $8,800,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $1,875,000 $50,000 - - $4,000,000 $12,925,000
    9 seasons $45,826,000 $14,182,424 $5,625,000 $100,000 - - $4,014,191 $69,747,615
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $1,000,000 $937,500 $50,000 - - - $9,987,500
    $53,826,000 $15,182,424 $6,562,500 $150,000 - - $4,014,191 $79,735,115
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $36,826,000 $11,182,424 - - - - - $48,022,615
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $3,000,000 $5,625,000 $100,000 - - - $21,725,000
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Richard Sherman 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
    2019 SF 15 15 15 911 0.892 61 48 13 3
    2018 SF 14 14 14 837 0.887 1 37 30 7
    2017 SEA 9 9 9 572 0.771 35 25 10 2
    2016 SEA 16 16 16 1053 0.976 58 38 20 4
    2015 SEA 16 16 16 978 0.980 50 33 17 2
    2014 SEA 16 16 16 965 0.994 57 45 12 1 4
    2013 SEA 16 16 16 980 0.951 49 38 11 8
    2012 SEA 16 16 16 950 0.960 1 65 54 11 3 8
    2011 SEA 16 16 10 55 46 7 1 4
    Totals 134 134 128 7,246 - 2 467 357 108 5 35