Vance McDonald

Tight End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $2,136,250
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.18%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $4,600,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.64%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.15
  • Total Contract Value: $32,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/39 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,100,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 267
  • College: Rice
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 2, #55 overall (49ers)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Vance McDonald signed a 5 year, $32.5 million contract extension with the 49ers on December 9, 2016. McDonald received $16 million in guarantees, including a $7 million signing bonus. There are annual $750,000 per game roster bonuses and $150,000 workout bonuses as part of the contract. If McDonald is on the roster on April 1 or the 2017, 2018, or 2019 seasons his injury guarantee will become fully guaranteed for the season.

McDonald was traded to the Steelers on August 29, 2017. The Steelers converted $2.91 million of McDonald's 2018 base salary into a signing bonus for salary cap purposes. The move created $2,182,500 in cap space in 2018. McDonald's cap number from 2019-2021 increased by $727,500 in each year.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 27 $2,100,000 $2,100,000 $0 $750,000 $0 $0 $2,615,625 1.6%
2018 28 $790,000 $790,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $2,136,250 1.2%
2019 29 $4,200,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $5,827,500 3.1%
2020 30 $5,500,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $7,127,500 3.6%
2021 31 $5,500,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $7,127,500 --
Total $18,090,000 $2,910,000 $3,750,000 $600,000 $0 $24,834,375
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Career Earnings: $18,199,178
Career APY: $3,033,196
Potential Earnings: $35,949,178
Total Guarantees: $18,200,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,895,797 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,127,500 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
49ers Drafted 2013 4 $3,599,178 $899,795 $0 $2,703,381 75.1% $901,127
49ers Extension Traded 2016 5 $32,500,000 $6,500,000 $9,100,000 $8,045,797 24.8% $8,045,797
Steelers Extension Active 2016 5 $32,500,000 $6,500,000 $9,100,000 $7,450,000 22.9% $3,725,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
49ers 4 $10,749,178 $2,687,295 $4,999,178 0.0% $5,750,000 0.0%
Steelers 2 $7,450,000 $3,725,000 $4,751,875 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 49ers $405,000 $405,000 $249,396 $0 $0 $0 $654,396 0.5% $1,402,584
2014 49ers $518,599 $518,599 $249,396 $0 $50,000 $0 $817,995 0.6% $568,599
2015 49ers $632,198 $249,396 $0 $100,000 $0 $981,594 0.7% $732,198
2016 49ers $795,797 $1,649,396 $0 $100,000 $0 $2,545,193 1.6% $7,895,797
2017 Steelers $2,100,000 $2,100,000 $0 $750,000 $0 $0 $2,615,625 1.6% $2,850,000
2018 Steelers $790,000 $790,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $2,136,250 1.2% $4,600,000
2019 Steelers $4,200,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $5,827,500 3.1% $5,100,000
2020 Steelers $5,500,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $7,127,500 3.6% $6,400,000
2021 Steelers $5,500,000 $727,500 $750,000 $150,000 $0 $7,127,500 -- $6,400,000
Total $20,441,594 $5,307,584 $3,750,000 $850,000 $0 $29,833,553   $35,949,178
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
49ers 2017 $1,550,000 $150,000
49ers 2018 $4,200,000 $0
Total$5,750,000$150,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2013 15 48.3% 24.5%811914.90000.0000
2014 8 20.2% 15.6%23015.00000.0011
2015 14 46.4% 24.0%3032610.93000.0020
2016 11 42.8% 9.3%2439116.34000.0000
2017 10 24.4% 8.6%1318314.11000.0000
2018 15 50.5% 10.7%5061012.24000.0021

Financial Reports

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