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New Article I posted where I take a look at the 49ers 2021 cap situation

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https://49erscap.com/index.php/2020/09/26/taking-a-look-at-the-49ers-2021-salary-cap-situation-after-2-weeks-of-the-2020-nfl-season/

It's a long read, but a good one IMO. I've done two versions, a $175M cap, and a $198.2M cap. Please give it a read.
  • da209
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wonder what we do with richburg, ford, alexander ? restructure or traded
Very good article, great job there
Originally posted by da209:
wonder what we do with richburg, ford, alexander ? restructure or traded

If the cap is $198.2M, I would leave Richburg's deal as is, along with Armstead, and Ward's, as for Dee and Kwon, restructuring their deals make the most sense cap wise, they need cap room either way if the cap is $175M or $198.2M. Trading them doesn't save as much as redoing their deals, $12.438M cutting them, or $20.44M by restructuring their deals, plus June 1 cuts wouldn't make sense, mainly due to the fact the team wouldn't get the money until June 2nd, way after the team needs to re-sign their own, as for the argument for Fred Warner extension, they can easily do the same thing that they did with Kittle, use some cap room, like $3M, and easily extend Warner, while also having a low 2022 cap number. Sam can be said for Mostert and Tomlinson.

So IMO, redoing Kwon and Dee is the best option, especially with Bosa's return not 100% guaranteed, ACLs can be tricky, and vary from player to player, while keeping Kwon just helps our LB depth. As for Weston, it's best to not redo his deal if the cap is $198.2M, because it wouldn't be needed, same with AA and Ward, because any re-signings would have low year 1, and maybe year 2 cap numbers.

If somehow the team could avoid redoing Dee and/or Kwon's deals that would be great, but even with a $198.2M cap, they'd need to redo those deals, cause they'd lose $20.44M in potential cap room, which would put them over the cap in my article by $3,771,805, now if the cap is only $175M, then they absolutely need to redo Dee and Kwon's deals, and likely Richburg, Ward, and Armstead's deals. Cause they'd be way over the cap by the time they fill out the top 51 players.
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Great clarification thank you.
  • mayo49
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Thanks, AB.
Good work.
Awesome work as always, AB. You've got a lot of restructures baked in there. I'm not sure I'd go that route, especially given our injury luck with Ford and Richburg and the inconsistent play of Alexander.
Goldmine.
Good info thank you.


For someone like Benjamin, does his $1.1M even count against the cap ? If next years cap is $175M, all of the recent big signings on other teams are crazy unless there's an expectation of restructures that I don't think typically happen early in a contract.

Originally posted by AB81Rules:
https://49erscap.com/index.php/2020/09/26/taking-a-look-at-the-49ers-2021-salary-cap-situation-after-2-weeks-of-the-2020-nfl-season/

It's a long read, but a good one IMO. I've done two versions, a $175M cap, and a $198.2M cap. Please give it a read.

WOW AB!!! You did all of Paraag's work for him. He's going to owe you. As far as 2021, I don't think Trent Williams makes anything south of 20M. I too think Ford is worth keeping under a re-structure and your projection seems more than reasonable. As far as Sherman is concerned, a lot will be dependent on his health but it's worth considering. As far as the rest of your article, you are playing 3D chess while the rest of us are playing checkers. Great work!
Originally posted by 60sFan:
Originally posted by AB81Rules:
https://49erscap.com/index.php/2020/09/26/taking-a-look-at-the-49ers-2021-salary-cap-situation-after-2-weeks-of-the-2020-nfl-season/

It's a long read, but a good one IMO. I've done two versions, a $175M cap, and a $198.2M cap. Please give it a read.

WOW AB!!! You did all of Paraag's work for him. He's going to owe you. As far as 2021, I don't think Trent Williams makes anything south of 20M. I too think Ford is worth keeping under a re-structure and your projection seems more than reasonable. As far as Sherman is concerned, a lot will be dependent on his health but it's worth considering. As far as the rest of your article, you are playing 3D chess while the rest of us are playing checkers. Great work!

Thanks, I decided to change some deals for each year, to help with the 2022 cap, https://49erscap.com/index.php/2020/09/26/taking-a-look-at-the-49ers-2021-salary-cap-situation-after-2-weeks-of-the-2020-nfl-season/. I can't see Trent getting $20M a year in an offseason where the cap goes down, plus I think Trent will take less to stay with the 49ers and Kyle Shanahan.
Originally posted by AB81Rules:
Thanks, I decided to change some deals for each year, to help with the 2022 cap, https://49erscap.com/index.php/2020/09/26/taking-a-look-at-the-49ers-2021-salary-cap-situation-after-2-weeks-of-the-2020-nfl-season/. I can't see Trent getting $20M a year in an offseason where the cap goes down, plus I think Trent will take less to stay with the 49ers and Kyle Shanahan.

Hope you're right
Well, I decided to add this as a page on my site, also will update it as the season progresses, here's the link, https://49erscap.com/index.php/2021-offseason-plan/

Also, for those who want to just know the updates, I calculated that if the 49ers can carryover enough cap room, and get at least $3.125M in credits/adjustments or more, and they wouldn't need to restructure Dee Ford's contract, just Jimmy, Kwon, Richburg, AA, & Ward on a $175M cap, or just Jimmy, AA and Ward on a $198.2M cap. So they could then easily cut/trade Richburg, Dee, and/or Kwon in 2022, and save a bunch of money, but if the cap doesn't rise more than $175M, and the team wants to bring back most of their FAs, they'll have no choice but to redo all 6 players, which effectively makes it harder to cut Kwon or Dee. So hope the cap does go up to around $198.2M or even just $195M, and we'd be good cap wise.
Really awesome!
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