Fred Warner

Linebacker

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,636,547 (1.85% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $13,240,000 (5.87% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.64
  • Contract Value: $95,225,000 ($19,045,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $27,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 2/229 at LB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202125$920,000$2,716,547$0$0$920,000$3,636,5471.9%
202226$2,564,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$1,580,000$8,164,0003.8%
202327$12,925,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$18,525,0008.2%
202428$15,300,000$6,200,000$500,000$100,000$0$22,100,0008.6%
2025 📝
February 1: Deadline to exercise $3.6M buyback bonus 3-5 days after SF final 2024 game, rescinds void years in 2025 and 2026, paid 10 days after 2024 SB
29$17,650,000$6,200,000$500,000$100,000$0$24,450,000--
202630$17,650,000$3,736,000$500,000$100,000$0$21,986,000--
Total$67,009,000$28,852,547$2,500,000$500,000$2,500,000$98,861,547

Contract Notes

Fred Warner signed a five year, $95 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers. Warner received $27.5 million fully guaranteed at signing, with $40.5 million virtually guaranteed at signing. Warner received a $12.32 million signing bonus, along with a fully guaranteed $12.68 million option bonus in 2022 that adds up the 2026 year. Warner's 2021 base salary is fully guaranteed at signing, as is $1.58 million of his 2022 base salary. The remaining $984,000 of his 2022 base salary, along with $12.016 million of his 2023 base salary, become fully guaranteed early in the 2022 League Year. 2025 & 2026 are void years subject to a buyback option exercised 3-5 days after the 49ers final game in 2024 for $3.6 million, paid ten days after the 2024 Super Bowl. Details are courtesy of Pro Football Talk.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$19M
$38.1M
$57.1M
$76.2M
$95.2M
202120222023202420252026
Cash Due$9,856,000$15,844,000$13,525,000$19,500,000$18,250,000$18,250,000
Running Cash$9,856,000$25,700,000$39,225,000$58,725,000$76,975,000$95,225,000
Career Earnings: $15,317,325
Career APY: $5,105,775
Potential Earnings: $101,606,325
Total Guarantees: $28,510,188
Largest Cash Payment: $19,500,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $24,450,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDraftedExtended20184$3,979,325$994,831$1,010,188$2,997,32575.3%$999,108
49ersExtensionActive20215$95,225,000$19,045,000$27,500,000$12,320,00012.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers3$15,317,325$5,105,775$2,744,7780.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
201849ers$480,000$252,547$0$0$0$732,5470.3%$1,490,188
201949ers$663,137$252,547$0$0$0$915,6840.4%$663,137
202049ers$844,000$252,547$0$0$0$1,096,5470.5%$844,000
202149ers$920,000$2,716,547$0$0$920,000$3,636,5471.9%$13,240,000
202249ers$2,564,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$1,580,000$8,164,0003.8%$15,844,000
202349ers$12,925,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$18,525,0008.2%$13,525,000
202449ers$15,300,000$6,200,000$500,000$100,000$0$22,100,0008.6%$19,500,000
202549ers$17,650,000$6,200,000$500,000$100,000$0$24,450,000--$18,250,000
202649ers$17,650,000$3,736,000$500,000$100,000$0$21,986,000--$18,250,000
Total$68,996,137$29,610,188$2,500,000$500,000$2,500,000$101,606,325$101,606,325

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160098.8%24.0%853900326001100
2019160096.1%5.9%90283317591463001
2020160093.7%4.2%7946111576201200
202120090.0%9.6%12600100000000

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$6,873,000$19,045,000
Injury Adjusted$6,873,000$19,045,000
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OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13.0M $17.4M $21.7M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,761,000 $3,000,000

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.

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