• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $14,600,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.31%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $20,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 10.13%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.40
  • Total Contract Value: $85,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $17,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/128 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,750,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 252
  • College: Auburn
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 1, #23 overall (Chiefs)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Franchise)
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $4,565,000

Contract Notes

The 49ers signed Dee Ford to a five year, $85 million contract on March 14, 2019. Ford received $20.5 million fully guaranteed at signing and a total of $45 million in injury protection. The fully guaranteed portion of Ford's contract is made up of an $8 million signing bonus, $7 million roster bonus paid in 2019, and his 2019 base salary. If on the roster on April 1, 2020 his base salary that year will become fully guaranteed. His 2021 salary has a partial injury guarantee. In each year of the contract there are $750,000 in annual per game roster bonuses and $100,000 in workout bonuses from 2020 through 2023. He can increase the total value of the contract by $2.5 million based on being selected to the Pro Bowl in each season.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201928$4,750,000$1,600,000$7,000,000$750,000$0$500,000$11,750,000$14,600,0007.8%
2020 📝
April 1: $13.65 million salary becomes fully guaranteed
29$13,650,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$16,100,0008.1%
202130$15,150,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$17,600,000--
202231$16,150,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$18,600,000--
202332$16,150,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$18,600,000--
Total$65,850,000$8,000,000$7,000,000$3,750,000$400,000$500,000$11,750,000$85,500,000
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Career Earnings: $24,746,700
Career APY: $4,949,340
Potential Earnings: $101,746,700
Total Guarantees: $26,376,150
Largest Cash Payment: $20,500,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $18,600,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedExpired20145$16,876,700$3,375,340$6,626,150$16,746,70099.2%$3,349,340
ChiefsFranchiseTraded20191$15,443,000$15,443,000$0$00.0%$0
49ersFranchiseActive20195$85,000,000$17,000,000$19,750,000$8,000,0009.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs5$16,746,700$3,349,340$16,876,7000.0%$00.0%
49ers0$8,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Chiefs$420,000$1,063,400$0$0$0$0$420,000$1,483,4001.1%$4,673,600
2015Chiefs$790,850$1,063,400$0$0$0$0$790,850$1,854,2501.3%$790,850
2016Chiefs$1,161,700$1,063,400$0$0$0$0$1,161,700$2,225,1001.4%$1,161,700
2017Chiefs$957,704$1,063,400$444,846$0$130,000$0$0$2,595,9501.6%$1,402,550
2018Chiefs$8,718,000$0$0$0$0$0$8,718,000$8,718,0004.9%$8,718,000
201949ers$4,750,000$1,600,000$7,000,000$750,000$0$500,000$11,750,000$14,600,0007.8%$20,500,000
202049ers$13,650,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$16,100,0008.1%$14,500,000
202149ers$15,150,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$17,600,000--$16,000,000
202249ers$16,150,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$18,600,000--$17,000,000
202349ers$16,150,000$1,600,000$0$750,000$100,000$0$0$18,600,000--$17,000,000
Total$77,898,254$12,253,600$7,444,846$3,750,000$530,000$500,000$22,840,550$102,376,700$101,746,700

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141611.5%20.0%441.510051000000
20151444.1%0.0%2124256102000000
20161571.6%0.9%25131052.512172001000
2017628.7%0.2%103216371001000
20181686.9%0.0%42131371.513281007000
20191037.3%2.6%1046.548661002000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average