Richard Sherman

Cornerback

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $13,631,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 8.06%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $11,431,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 7.07%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Total Contract Value: $56,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/493 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,431,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 195
  • College: Stanford
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 5, #154 overall (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2014
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

CB Richard Sherman signed a four year, $56 million contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks on May 7, 2014. The contract contains $40 million in guarantees of which $12.431 million is fully guaranteed. The fully guaranteed portion of the contract is made up of his 2014 base salary and an $11 million signing bonus. If Sherman is on the roster five days following the 2015 Super Bowl his $10 million 2015 base salary will become fully guaranteed. If he is on the roster five days after the 2016 Super Bowl his $12.569 million 2016 base salary and $5 million of his 2017 base salary will become fully guaranteed. Sherman's years salaries are $1,431,000(2014), $10,000,000(2015), $12,569,000(2016), $11,431,000(2017), and $11,000,000(2018).

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201426$1,431,000 $1,431,000$2,245,606$0$0$0$3,676,7062.8%
201527$10,000,000 $10,000,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$12,200,0008.5%
201628$12,569,000 $12,569,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$14,769,0009.5%
201729$11,431,000 $11,431,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$13,631,0008.2%
201830$11,000,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$13,200,0007.4%
Total$46,431,000$11,045,606$0$0$0$57,476,706
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $36,577,424
Years: 6
Career APY: $6,096,237
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedRenegotiated20114$2,222,424$555,606$1,577,42471.0%$525,808
SeahawksExtensionActive20144$56,000,000$14,000,000$35,000,00062.5%$11,666,667
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks6$36,577,424$6,096,237$32,177,5240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Seahawks$375,000$45,606$0$0$0$420,6060.4%
2012Seahawks$465,000$45,606$0$0$0$510,6060.4%
2013Seahawks$555,000$45,606$0$0$0$600,6060.5%
2014Seahawks$1,431,000 $1,431,000$2,245,606$0$0$0$3,676,7062.8%
2015Seahawks$10,000,000 $10,000,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$12,200,0008.5%
2016Seahawks$12,569,000 $12,569,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$14,769,0009.5%
2017Seahawks$11,431,000 $11,431,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$13,631,0008.2%
2018Seahawks$11,000,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$13,200,0007.4%
Total$47,826,000$11,182,424$0$0$0$59,008,524 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141698.7%21.8%4512002084811000
20151698.1%23.8%33170010142300000
20161695.8%13.7%382000201343701140
2017599.4%18.9%15300102000100

Financial Reports

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