Published on May 8th, 2014 | by Ath letize0
Richard Sherman Contract
What is Richard Sherman’s NFL Contract?
On May 7, 2014, Richard Sherman signed a contract extension for a duration of four years worth a total of $56 million with $40 million guaranteed. The Seahawks star cornerback and vital member of the legion of boom also received an $11 million signing bonus and $46,431,000 over the first three years of the deal. This new contract for Richard Sherman makes him the highest paid cornerback in NFL history at the time of this article.
When Richard was drafted in the 5th round of the 2011 draft to the Seattle Seahawks, he received a rookie contract of four years and $2.2 million with a signing bonus of $182, 424. As you can see, he has taken a nice jump in pay. Now that Richard Sherman has the respect that he earned, will he be able to stay motivated to increase his play on the field?
To view his official press conference, click here.