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: 2.49%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.15
  • Total Contract Value: $32,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/77 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,100,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 267
  • College: Rice
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201727$2,100,000 $2,100,000$0$750,000$0$0$2,615,6251.6%
201828$790,000 $790,000$727,500$750,000$150,000$0$2,136,2501.2%
201929$4,200,000$727,500$750,000$150,000$0$5,827,5003.1%
202030$5,500,000$727,500$750,000$150,000$0$7,127,5003.6%
202131$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: $16,509,178
Career APY: $3,301,836
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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDrafted20134$3,599,178$899,795$2,703,38175.1%$901,127
49ersExtensionTraded20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$8,045,79724.8%$8,045,797
SteelersExtensionActive20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$5,760,00017.7%$5,760,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers4$10,749,178$2,687,295$4,999,1780.0%$5,750,0000.0%
Steelers1$5,760,000$5,760,000$2,615,6250.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201349ers$405,000 $405,000$249,396$0$0$0$654,3960.5%$1,402,584
201449ers$518,599 $518,599$249,396$0$50,000$0$817,9950.6%$568,599
201549ers$632,198$249,396$0$100,000$0$981,5940.7%$732,198
201649ers$795,797$1,649,396$0$100,000$0$2,545,1931.6%$7,895,797
2017Steelers$2,100,000 $2,100,000$0$750,000$0$0$2,615,6251.6%$2,850,000
2018Steelers$790,000 $790,000$727,500$750,000$150,000$0$2,136,2501.2%$4,600,000
2019Steelers$4,200,000$727,500$750,000$150,000$0$5,827,5003.1%$5,100,000
2020Steelers$5,500,000$727,500$750,000$150,000$0$7,127,5003.6%$6,400,000
2021Steelers$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
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
49ers2017$1,550,000$150,000
49ers2018$4,200,000$0
Total$5,750,000$150,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20131548.3%24.5%811914.90000.0000
2014820.2%15.6%23015.00000.0011
20151446.4%24.0%3032610.93000.0020
20161142.8%9.3%2439116.34000.0000
20171024.4%8.6%1318314.11000.0000
2018545.7%4.3%2027413.71000.0021

Financial Reports

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