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Breaking down Malcolm Smith's contract with the 49ers

Linebacker Malcolm Smith's deal with the 49ers includes $13 million in total guarantees. Eric Risberg/AP

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Most of the dollars the San Francisco 49ers have spent in the opening days of free agency have been devoted to improving coach Kyle Shanahan's offense. But the 49ers did dive into defense a little bit, most notably with former Oakland Raiders linebacker Malcolm Smith.

Smith comes across the bay to give the Niners some depth and help at linebacker, a position ravaged by injury a year ago. His contract with San Francisco is for five years and $26.5 million. That includes $13 million in total guarantees with $11.5 million of that fully guaranteed. Also, much like with wide receiver Pierre Garcon, the Niners have team options in the later years of the deal, which effectively makes this a three-year contract.

Here's the full breakdown of Smith's deal with numbers courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information:

2017

Base salary: $2 million (fully guaranteed)

Signing bonus proration: $1.4 million

Roster bonus: $250,000 (Receives $15,625 per game on the active 46-man roster)

Workout bonus: $50,000

Cap charge: $3.7 million

Cash: $9.3 million

2018

Base salary: $3 million ($2.5 million fully guaranteed)

Signing bonus proration: $1.4 million

Roster bonus: $250,000 (Receives $15,625 per game on the active 46-man roster)

Workout bonus: $50,000

Cap charge: $4.7 million

Cash: $3.3 million

2019

Base salary: $3.75 million ($1 million guaranteed for injury only)

Signing bonus proration: $1.4 million

Roster bonus: $250,000 (Receives $15,625 per game on the active 46-man roster)

Workout bonus: $50,000

Cap charge: $5.45 million

Cash: $4.05 million

2020 (team option)

Base salary: $4.4 million

Signing bonus proration: $1.4 million

Roster bonus: $250,000 (Receives $15,625 per game on the active 46-man roster)

Workout bonus: $50,000

Cap charge: $6.1 million

Cash: $4.7 million

2021 (team option)

Base salary: $4.85 million

Signing bonus proration: $1.4 million

Roster bonus: $250,000 (Receives $15,625 per game on the active 46-man roster)

Workout bonus: $50,000

Cap charge: $6.55 million

Cash: $5.15 million