Kwon Alexander

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2023 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $2,647,059 (1.34% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $3,068,934 (1.29% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.16
  • Contract Value: $54,000,000 ($13,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,250,000
  • Contract Ranking: 8/210 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202026$5,000,000$750,000$0$2,647,059$2,647,0591.3%
202127$12,550,000$750,000$100,000$0$13,400,0007.4%
202228$12,650,000$750,000$100,000$0$13,500,0005.9%
2023 📝
February 15: 2023-2025 years void on the 5th day of 2020 waiver period.
29$0$0$0$0$00.0%
202430$0$0$0$0$00.0%
Total$30,200,000$2,250,000$200,000$2,647,059$29,547,059

Contract Notes

On November 23, 2019 the 49ers and Kwon Alexander completed a contract restructure.  The team pro-rated a small amount ($333,525) of Alexander's remaining 2019 salary to signing bonus.  Alexander's 2020 was lowered from $11.25 million to $976,235 with the rest paid out as an option bonus on April 1, 2020.  The team added three voidable years to the contract for salary cap purposes.  Alexander's contract will now void on the 5th day of the 2023 waiver period.  This will make Alexander an unrestricted free agent in 2023, same as he was scheduled based on the original contract.Kwon Alexander signed a four year, $54 million contract with the 49ers. Alexander received $27.5 million in injury guarantees, $14.25 million of which is guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee is made up of an $8.5 million roster bonus, $4 million signing bonus, and $1.75 million base salary in 2019. If Alexander is on the roster on April 1, 2020 his $11.25 million injury guaranteed salary will vest to a full guarantee. There are annual per game bonuses of $750,000.
Career Earnings: $30,489,217
Career APY: $5,081,536
Potential Earnings: $48,451,901
Total Guarantees: $28,978,320
Largest Cash Payment: $14,625,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $13,500,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedExpired20154$2,758,320$689,580$478,320$3,857,967139.9%$964,492
SaintsUFAActive20194$54,000,000$13,500,000$14,250,000$3,068,9345.7%$3,068,934
49ersUFATraded20194$54,000,000$13,500,000$14,250,000$14,625,00027.1%$14,625,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers4$3,857,967$964,492$3,843,8990.0%$00.0%
Saints1$3,068,934$3,068,934$2,647,0590.0%$00.0%
49ers1$23,562,316$23,562,316$11,358,1760.0%$11,767,3640.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Buccaneers$435,000$119,580$0$0$0$0$452,2270.3%$810,967
2016Buccaneers$525,000$119,580$0$0$0$0$644,5800.4%$525,000
2017Buccaneers$615,000$112,546$0$0$0$0$727,5460.4%$615,000
2018Buccaneers$1,907,000$112,546$0$0$0$0$2,019,5461.0%$1,907,000
2020Saints$5,000,000$0$0$750,000$0$2,647,059$2,647,0591.3%$3,068,934
2021Saints$12,550,000$0$0$750,000$100,000$0$13,400,0007.4%$13,400,000
2022Saints$12,650,000$0$0$750,000$100,000$0$13,500,0005.9%$13,500,000
2023Saints$0$0$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2024Saints$0$0$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
201949ers$805,000$1,066,705$8,500,000$750,000$0$10,250,000$11,358,1764.9%$14,625,000
Total$34,487,000$1,530,957$8,500,000$3,000,000$200,000$12,897,059$44,749,134$48,451,901
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
49ers2020$4,858,429$8,937,316
49ers2021$6,908,935$0
Total$11,767,364$8,937,316

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015120074.1%14.1%5934321.565921521200
2016160096.3%15.7%108373812771381141
2017114065.6%12.5%6026007343701000
2018610035.0%7.2%341110622002000
201988035.4%1.4%22120.54.5214101000
2020123064.1%2.0%171012314001200

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$4,305,000$13,500,000
Injury Adjusted$5,739,156$10,968,750
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OTC Valuation $3.9M $7.8M $11.7M $15.6M $19.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $4,363,000 $3,875,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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