Kap numbers: where 49ers' QB ranks in NFL
06/06/2014 2:18 PM
06/06/2014 5:24 PM
Here are the official numbers for Colin Kaepernick's new contract. The deal averages $19 million overall and $18.666 over the first three years. His salary cap number for this year is $3.767 million. That jumps to $15.266 next year and goes up every year after that if he is still on the team, ending at $21.4 million in 2020.
Here's where Kaepernick's average per-year-total ranks among quarterbacks. Each of the players ahead of Kaepernick, aside from Matt Ryan, has won a Super Bowl.
1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay: $22 million
2. Matt Ryan, Atlanta: $20.75 million
3. Joe Flacco, Baltimore: $20.1 million
4. Drew Brees, New Orleans: $20 million
5. Peyton Manning, Denver: $19.2 million
6. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco: $19 million
7. Jay Cutler, Chicago: $18.1 million
8. Tony Romo, Dallas: $18 million
9. Matthew Stafford, Detroit: $17.666 million
10. Eli Manning, New York Giants: $16.25 million
11. Philip Rivers, San Diego: $15.3 million
12. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh: $14.664 million
13. Sam Bradford, St. Louis: $13 million
14. Tom Brady, New England, $9 million
15. Carson Palmer, Arizona, $8.5 million
16. Alex Smith, Kansas City, $8 million
About This BlogMatt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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