Richard Sherman
Cornerback
Drafted: Round 5 (#154 overall), 2011
Experience: 8 Years
College: Stanford
Contract: 3 yr(s)
$27,150,000
Signing Bonus $3,000,000 AAV$9,050,000 G'teed:$7,000,000 Free Agent:2021 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2018 Contract details by year 30 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $50,000 $6,800,000 $7,050,000
2019 Contract details by year 31 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,750,000 $50,000 $9,800,000 $2,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 32 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $50,000 $10,050,000 $1,000,000
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)
  • Annual Pro Bowl Bonus: $1M escalator for the next year, $1M de-esclator for per-game bonus
  • Annual AP All Pro Team: $2M
  • Sherman must make the Pro Bowl to allow the next year salary to guarantee on 4/1 of that league year (2019, 2020)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus 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 - - $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 $3,800,000 $8,800,000
8 seasons $38,826,000 $14,182,424 $3,814,191 $56,822,615

Cap Hit

#19
Cornerback
#5
San Francisco 49ers
#140
NFL

AAV

#27
Cornerback
#174
NFL

Cash

#27
Cornerback
#187
NFL
  • Dec 28 2018

    Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Chicago (CHI)

  • Mar 10 2018

    Signed a 3 year $27.15 million contract with San Francisco (SF)

  • Mar 9 2018

    Released by Seattle (SEA), clearing $11M in cap

  • Sep 29 2017

    Fined $12,154 Removing helmet and arguing with official against Tennessee (TEN)

  • Dec 16 2016

    Fined $18,231 Hit on a defenseless receiver against Davante Adams (GB)

  • Nov 11 2016

    Fined $9,115 Late hit against Dan Carpenter (BUF)

  • May 7 2014

    Signed a 4 year $57.4 million extension with Seattle (SEA)

  • Jan 24 2014

    Fined $7,875 Taunting against San Francisco (SF)

  • Dec 6 2013

    Fined $7,875 Hit to a Defenseless receiver against Kenny Stills (NO)

  • Jul 28 2011

    Signed a 4 year $2.22 million contract with Seattle (SEA)

  • Apr 30 2011

    Drafted by Seattle (SEA) from Kansas City (KC): Round 5 (#154 overall)