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Richard Sherman

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49ers, CB Age: 33-15d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#154 overall), 2011 College: Stanford Agent(s): Relativity Sports

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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.

    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 $3,000,000 $13,987,500 $10,050,000 $12,987,500($34,712,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $10,050,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,937,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,050,000 2020 Cap Savings: $11,937,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $10,050,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $3,937,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,050,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $11,937,500
    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

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    2014-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Signing Bonus $11,000,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $40,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,431,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,222,424
    Signing Bonus $182,424
    Average Salary $555,606
    Total Guarantees $182,424
    Guaranteed at Signing $182,424
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    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
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $1,000,000 $937,500 $50,000 - - $3,000,000 $12,987,500
    10 seasons $53,826,000 $15,182,424 $6,562,500 $150,000 - - $7,014,191 $82,735,115
    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 - - - - $14,191 $48,022,615
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 $4,000,000 $6,562,500 $150,000 - - $7,000,000 $34,712,500
  • Transactions

    Nov 15 2019Fined $28,075 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Tyler Lockett (SEA)
    Dec 28 2018Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Chicago (CHI)
    Mar 10 2018Signed a 3 year $27.15 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 9 2018Released by Seattle (SEA), clearing $11M in cap
    Sep 29 2017Fined $12,154 Removing helmet and arguing with official against Tennessee (TEN)
    Dec 16 2016Fined $18,231 Hit on a defenseless receiver against Davante Adams (GB)
    Nov 11 2016Fined $9,115 Late hit against Dan Carpenter (BUF)
    May 7 2014Signed a 4 year $57.4 million extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Jan 24 2014Fined $7,875 Taunting against San Francisco (SF)
    Dec 6 2013Fined $7,875 Hit to a Defenseless receiver against Kenny Stills (NO)
    Jul 28 2011Signed a 4 year $2.22 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Apr 30 2011Drafted by Seattle (SEA) from Kansas City (KC): Round 5 (#154 overall)
  • 2021 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
    2020 SF 5 5 5 332 34.2 18 16 2 1
    2019 SF 15 15 15 911 96.2 61 48 13 3
    2018 SF 14 14 14 837 78.0 1 37 30 7
    2017 SEA 9 9 9 572 52.0 35 25 10 2
    2016 SEA 16 16 16 1053 97.6 58 38 20 4
    2015 SEA 16 16 16 978 98.0 50 33 17 2
    2014 SEA 16 16 16 965 99.4 57 45 12 1 4
    2013 SEA 16 16 16 980 95.1 49 38 11 8
    2012 SEA 16 16 16 950 96.0 1 65 54 11 3 8
    2011 SEA 16 16 10 55 46 7 1 4
    Totals 139 139 133 7,578 - 2 485 373 110 5 36
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $19,989,060
    • Avg. Salary: $9,994,530
    • NFL Rank: 170
    • CB Rank: 18

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • NFL Rank: 0
    • CB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Joe Haden 2 $22,400,000 $11,200,000 30
    Chris Harris 2 $17,000,000 $8,500,000 30
    Janoris Jenkins 2 $16,750,000 $8,375,000 31
    Josh Norman 1 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 32
    Averages 1.8 $15,537,500 $8,878,571 30.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Sherman's current age (33), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $18,200,000 $9,100,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Sherman statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Tackles, Interceptions, Coverage Catch %, Rating

    Player GP% Tkl/GM INT/GM Cov Catch% Rating
    Joe Haden 2017-2018, PIT 81.25 2.65 0.12 58.2 68.45
    Chris Harris 2018-2019, LAC 87.5 3 0.14 65.8 77.95
    Janoris Jenkins 2018-2019, NO 96.88 3.52 0.23 60.95 68.4
    Josh Norman 2018-2019, BUF 87.5 2.64 0.14 68.35 57.25
    Average 88.28 2.95 0.16 63.33 68.01
    Richard Sherman 2019-2020 62.5 3.2 0.2 55 78.3
    % Change -29.20% 8.47% 25.00% 13.15% 15.13%
    Median Prime % Change 13.15%
    Average Prime % Change 6.51%


    Calculated Market Value: Richard Sherman

    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
    2 years, $19,989,060 $9,994,530