Alex Smith

Quarterback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $20,400,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 10.53%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $15,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 8.30%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.74
  • Total Contract Value: $94,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $23,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/117 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $55,000,000
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 217
  • College: Utah
  • Accrued Seasons: 18
  • Entry: 2005 Draft, Round 1, #1 overall (49ers)
  • Year Signed: 2018 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Alex Smith was traded to the Redskins on March 14, 2018. Smith signed a four year contract extension with the Redskins on March 16, 2018 worth $94 million in new money. Per Albert Breer, Smith will receive a $27 million signing bonus and $55 million is guaranteed at signing. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2019 league year, Smith's 2020 $16 million salary will also become fully guaranteed.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201834$13,000,000$5,400,000$0$13,000,000$18,400,00010.4%
2019 📝
March 17: 2020 base salary is fully guaranteed
35$15,000,000$5,400,000$0$15,000,000$20,400,00010.8%
202036$16,000,000$5,400,000$0$16,000,000$21,400,00010.7%
202137$18,750,000$5,400,000$250,000$0$24,400,000--
202238$20,750,000$5,400,000$250,000$0$26,400,000--
Total$83,500,000$27,000,000$500,000$44,000,000$111,000,000
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Career Earnings: $202,000,000
Career APY: $13,466,667
Potential Earnings: $258,000,000
Total Guarantees: $124,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $40,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $26,400,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDraftedRenegotiated20056$49,500,000$8,250,000$24,000,000$49,500,000100.0%$8,250,000
49ersOtherExpired20092$6,500,000$3,250,000$4,000,000$7,500,000115.4%$3,750,000
49ersUFAExpired20111$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000$6,500,000162.5%$6,500,000
ChiefsUFARenegotiated20123$24,000,000$8,000,000$9,000,000$9,000,00037.5%$9,000,000
49ersUFATraded20123$24,000,000$8,000,000$9,000,000$8,000,00033.3%$8,000,000
ChiefsExtensionTraded20144$68,000,000$17,000,000$19,000,000$58,500,00086.0%$14,625,000
RedskinsUFAActive20184$94,000,000$23,500,000$55,000,000$55,000,00058.5%$27,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers10$71,500,000$7,150,000$76,052,9300.0%$00.0%
Chiefs5$67,500,000$13,500,000$63,400,0000.0%$3,600,0000.0%
Redskins2$55,000,000$27,500,000$38,800,0000.0%$00.0%
1$8,000,000$8,000,000$9,250,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
200549ers$500,000$200,000$2,000,000$0$0$2,500,000$2,700,0003.2%$3,500,000
200649ers$1,050,000$1,860,000$0$0$0$1,050,000$2,910,0002.9%$9,350,000
200749ers$1,675,000$1,860,000$0$0$0$1,675,000$3,535,0003.2%$1,675,000
200849ers$2,300,000$7,616,262$0$0$0$2,300,000$9,916,2628.5%$10,300,000
200949ers$9,625,000$2,666,666$0$0$0$0$12,291,66610.0%$9,625,000
200949ers$2,000,000$3,666,666$0$0$0$2,000,000$5,666,6664.6%$4,000,000
201049ers$15,050,000$2,666,668$0$0$0$0$17,716,668--$15,050,000
201049ers$3,000,000$3,666,668$0$0$500,000$500,000$7,166,668--$3,500,000
201149ers$4,000,000$0$0$0$900,000$4,000,000$4,900,0004.1%$6,500,000
201249ers$5,000,000$0$3,000,000$0$1,250,000$8,000,000$9,250,0007.7%$8,000,000
2012Chiefs$5,000,000$0$3,000,000$0$1,250,000$0$9,250,0007.7%$8,000,000
2013Chiefs$7,500,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$1,000,000$8,500,0006.9%$9,000,000
2014Chiefs$1,000,000$3,600,000$0$0$0$1,000,000$4,600,0003.5%$19,000,000
2015Chiefs$11,900,000$3,600,000$0$100,000$0$11,900,000$15,600,00010.9%$12,000,000
2016Chiefs$14,100,000$3,600,000$0$100,000$0$14,100,000$17,800,00011.5%$14,200,000
2017Chiefs$10,800,000$3,600,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$16,900,00010.1%$13,300,000
2018Redskins$13,000,000$5,400,000$0$0$0$13,000,000$18,400,00010.4%$40,000,000
2019Redskins$15,000,000$5,400,000$0$0$0$15,000,000$20,400,00010.8%$15,000,000
2020Redskins$16,000,000$5,400,000$0$0$0$16,000,000$21,400,00010.7%$16,000,000
2021Redskins$18,750,000$5,400,000$0$250,000$0$0$24,400,000--$19,000,000
2022Redskins$20,750,000$5,400,000$0$250,000$0$0$26,400,000--$21,000,000
Total$178,000,000$65,602,930$11,000,000$1,200,000$3,900,000$94,025,000$259,702,930$258,000,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chiefs2018$3,600,000$0
Total$3,600,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----126.5%0.0%273/44561.3%31441754490.7521793.4272
201213----51.9%8.1%153/21870.2%173713524104.1311324.3041
2013150190.6%0.0%308/50860.6%33132373989.1764315.7173
2014151093.3%0.0%303/46465.3%32651864593.4492545.2141
2015160098.7%0.0%307/47065.3%34862074595.4844985.9240
2016151089.4%0.0%328/48967.1%35021582891.2481342.8574
2017150093.5%0.0%341/50567.5%404226535104.7603555.9121
2018106063.8%0.0%205/32862.5%21801052285.7411684.1161

Valuation Diamond

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OTC Valuation $4.9M $9.7M $14.6M $19.5M $24.4M APY $5.8M $11.7M $17.5M $23.3M $29.2M $20,316,000 $21,000,000

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