\

Arik Armstead

Edge Rusher

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $6,000,000 (2.90% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $20,000,000 (8.76% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.33
  • Contract Value: $85,000,000 ($17,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $34,150,000
  • Contract Ranking: 10/228 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202027$2,500,000$3,500,000$0$0$2,500,000$6,000,0002.9%
202128$6,650,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$6,650,000$12,500,0005.8%
202229$14,150,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$0$20,000,0008.8%
202330$15,890,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$0$21,740,0009.0%
202431$17,410,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$0$23,260,0009.1%
202532$0$1,500,000$0$0$0$1,500,000--
Total$56,600,000$25,000,000$3,000,000$400,000$9,150,000$85,000,000

Contract Notes

Arik Armstead signed a five year, $85 million contract with the 49ers on March 16, 2020. Armstead received $45.85 million in guarantees, $34.15 million of which is guaranteed at signing. His initial guarantee is made up of his 2020 and 2021 base salaries, a $17.5 million signing bonus, and a protected $7.5 million 2021 option bonus. If Armstead is on the roster on April 1, 2022 another $5.85 million becomes fully guaranteed. There are $750,000 in per game bonuses in the final four contract years. The 2025 season is a void contract year used for the purposes of lowering cap charges during the contract. The contract voids if no extension is reached by the fifth day of the 2025 waiver period.
Career Earnings: $36,388,628
Career APY: $7,277,726
Potential Earnings: $103,888,628
Total Guarantees: $43,992,628
Largest Cash Payment: $20,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $23,260,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDraftedExpired20154$9,842,628$2,460,657$9,842,628$18,888,628191.9%$3,777,726
49ersUFAActive20205$85,000,000$17,000,000$34,150,000$17,500,00020.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers5$36,388,628$7,277,726$18,888,6280.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
201549ers$435,000$1,354,569$0$0$435,000$1,789,5691.2%$5,853,276
201649ers$882,392$1,354,569$0$0$882,392$2,236,9611.3%$882,392
201749ers$1,329,784$1,354,569$0$0$1,329,784$2,684,3531.3%$1,329,784
201849ers$1,777,176$1,354,569$0$0$1,777,176$3,131,7451.3%$1,777,176
201949ers$9,046,000$0$0$0$9,046,000$9,046,0003.9%$9,046,000
202049ers$2,500,000$3,500,000$0$0$2,500,000$6,000,0002.9%$20,000,000
202149ers$6,650,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$6,650,000$12,500,0005.8%$15,000,000
202249ers$14,150,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$0$20,000,0008.8%$15,000,000
202349ers$15,890,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$0$21,740,0009.0%$16,740,000
202449ers$17,410,000$5,000,000$750,000$100,000$0$23,260,0009.1%$18,260,000
202549ers$0$1,500,000$0$0$0$1,500,000--$0
Total$70,070,352$30,418,276$3,000,000$400,000$22,620,352$103,888,628$103,888,628

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015160033.0%23.5%145212280000000
201688028.9%1.6%962.54.5230001000
2017610027.0%6.0%881.58.5231000000
2018160056.6%14.3%33153196120000000
2019160075.7%35.4%3222107311182002100

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$15,076,000$17,000,000
Injury Adjusted$15,076,000$17,000,000
test
OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,625,000 $8,387,967

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

To see interactive and more in-depth use of OTC Valuation data, subscribe to OTC Premium.