Richard Sherman

Cornerback

Age: 33
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,125,000 (0.62% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,350,000 (0.53% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.20
  • Contract Value: $1,350,000 ($1,350,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 94/286 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202133$1,000,000$125,000$350,000$500,000$1,125,0000.6%
Total$1,000,000$125,000$350,000$500,000$1,125,000

Contract Notes

Richard Sherman signed a one-year, $1.35 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth up to $2.25 million. Sherman received a pro-rated $1.2 million salary, which will come out to $1 million over the remaining fifteen weeks of the NFL season. Sherman has $350,000 in per game roster bonuses. Sherman has incentives for playtime + the Buccaneers reaching the playoffs.

All info courtesy of Doug Kyed of PFF.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.4M
2021
Cash Due$1,350,000
Running Cash$1,350,000
Career Earnings: $78,783,424
Career APY: $7,878,342
Potential Earnings: $80,133,424
Total Guarantees: $16,113,424
Largest Cash Payment: $12,569,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $14,769,000 (2016)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedRenegotiated20114$2,222,424$555,606$182,424$1,577,42471.0%$525,808
SeahawksExtensionTerminated20144$56,000,000$14,000,000$12,431,000$46,431,00082.9%$11,607,750
49ersSFAExpired20183$27,150,000$9,050,000$3,000,000$30,775,000113.4%$10,258,333
BuccaneersUFAActive20211$1,350,000$1,350,000$500,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks7$48,008,424$6,858,346$45,808,5240.0%$2,200,0000.0%
49ers3$30,775,000$10,258,333$30,662,5000.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Seahawks$375,000$45,606$0$0$0$0$0$420,6060.3%$557,424
2012Seahawks$465,000$45,606$0$0$0$0$0$510,6060.4%$465,000
2013Seahawks$555,000$45,606$0$0$0$0$0$600,6060.4%$555,000
2014Seahawks$1,431,000$2,245,606$0$0$0$0$1,431,000$3,676,7062.7%$12,431,000
2015Seahawks$10,000,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$10,000,000$12,200,0008.2%$10,000,000
2016Seahawks$12,569,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$12,569,000$14,769,0009.5%$12,569,000
2017Seahawks$11,431,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$11,431,000$13,631,0008.1%$11,431,000
201849ers$2,000,000$1,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$50,000$0$0$6,750,0002.8%$8,800,000
201949ers$7,000,000$1,000,000$0$2,000,000$50,000$0$0$9,925,0004.3%$11,925,000
202049ers$8,000,000$2,000,000$0$1,000,000$50,000$3,000,000$8,000,000$13,987,5006.8%$10,050,000
2021Buccaneers$1,000,000$125,000$0$350,000$0$0$500,000$1,125,0000.6%$1,350,000
Total$54,826,000$13,107,424$2,000,000$5,350,000$150,000$3,000,000$43,931,000$77,596,024$80,133,424
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2018$2,200,000$0
Total$2,200,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201114----69.0%0.0%4780000174451000
201216----94.8%18.5%541111601248573101
2013160094.0%11.2%381000011681250201
2014160098.7%21.8%4512002084811000
2015160098.1%23.8%33170010142300000
2016160095.8%13.7%382000201343701140
201797051.9%7.9%2510001072200100
2018142077.9%2.6%30717314000100
2019151087.5%0.2%48130020113650001
202052032.0%0.0%16200101100000
202131014.6%0.0%11000000000100

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$1,059,000$1,350,000
Injury Adjusted$1,424,813$1,265,625
test
OTC Valuation $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.4M $14.2M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10.0M $13.3M $16.7M $5,330,000 $4,766,000

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.

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