Breaking down Richard Sherman's $57.431 million contract

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's four-year contract extension is worth $57.431 million and includes an $11 million signing bonus with a total of $40 million guaranteed, according to a league source.

The deal includes his previous $1.431 million base salary for 2014 that's fully guaranteed.

In 2015, he has a $10 million guaranteed base salary and a $12.2 million salary-cap figure.

In 2016, Sherman has a $12.569 million guaranteed base salary and a $14.769 million salary-cap figure.

In 2017, he has an $11.431 million base salary, of which $5 million is guaranteed, and a $13.631 million salary-cap figure.

In 2018, Sherman has an $11 million nonguaranteed base salary with a $13.2 million salary-cap figure.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
 

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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