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Kawann Short

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Panthers, DT Age: 31 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#44 overall), 2013 College: Purdue Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)

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  • Current Contract

    Kawann Short signed a 5 year, $80,500,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $20,000,000 signing bonus, $35,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,100,000. In 2020, Short will earn a base salary of $12,500,000, a roster bonus of $125,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $19,464,000 and a dead cap value of $17,356,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $80,500,000
    Signing Bonus $20,000,000
    Average Salary $16,100,000
    Total Guarantees $35,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $35,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - $10,000,000 $35,000,000 $20,000,000($20,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $35,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-25,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-10,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $19,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 - $500,000 - $17,000,000 $29,000,000 $19,000,000($39,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $29,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $16,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $17,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $12,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $930,000 $4,000,000 - $500,000 $2,314,000 $7,744,000 $25,000,000 $13,002,644($52,002,644)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $25,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-17,256,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $24,070,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-16,326,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $7,744,000 2020 Dead Cap: $17,256,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $6,814,000 2020 Dead Cap: $17,256,000 2019 Cap Savings: $930,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $125,000 $500,000 $2,339,000 $19,464,000 $17,356,000 $13,125,000($65,127,644)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $17,356,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,108,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $17,356,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,108,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,339,000 2021 Dead Cap: $11,017,000 2020 Cap Savings: $13,125,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $6,339,000 2021 Dead Cap: $11,017,000 2020 Cap Savings: $13,125,000
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $2,339,000 $20,839,000 $11,017,000 $14,500,000($79,627,644)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $11,017,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,822,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $11,017,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,822,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,339,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,678,000 2021 Cap Savings: $14,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $6,339,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,678,000 2021 Cap Savings: $14,500,000
    2022 Contract details by year 33 - - - - $2,339,000 $2,339,000 $4,678,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0
    2023 Contract details by year 34 - - - - $2,339,000 $2,339,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $35M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + $9M of 2018 salary)
    • Additional $3.75M of 2018 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
    • $6.5M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • 2018-21 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $62,500 ($1M, 2 LTBE)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $2M (3rd league day of 2021)

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2017Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,468,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,468,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,630,336
    Signing Bonus $1,747,516
    Average Salary $1,157,584
    Total Guarantees $2,362,986
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,362,986
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $1,747,516 - - - - - $2,152,516
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $615,470 - - - - - - $615,470
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $825,875 - - - - - - $825,875
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,036,313 - - - - - - $1,036,313
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $14,000,000 - - - - - $20,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 $6,000,000 - $500,000 - - - $19,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $930,000 - - $500,000 $11,570,000 - $2,644 $13,002,644
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $125,000 $500,000 - - - $13,125,000
    8 seasons $34,812,658 $21,747,516 $125,000 $1,500,000 $11,570,000 - $2,644 $69,757,818
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $2,000,000 $500,000 - - - $14,500,000
    $46,812,658 $21,747,516 $2,125,000 $2,000,000 $11,570,000 - $2,644 $84,257,818
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $34,812,658 $21,747,516 $125,000 $1,500,000 $11,570,000 - - $69,757,818
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/21/2016, $18,231

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Drew Brees (NO)


    • TOTAL: $18,231

  • Transactions

    Sep 7 2019Converted $11.57 million of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $9.256M of cap space with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 17 2017Signed a 5 year $80.5 million contract extension with Carolina (CAR)
    Feb 27 2017Offered a 1 year $13.468M (projected) franchise tag by Carolina (CAR)
    Oct 21 2016Fined $18,231 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Drew Brees (NO)
    May 22 2013Signed a 4 year $4.63 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 26 2013Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 2 (#44 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kawann Short ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 CAR 1 1 1 40 4 2 2
    2019 CAR 2 2 2 80 7.1 4 4
    2018 CAR 14 14 14 584 58.6 3 42 29 13 1
    2017 CAR 16 16 16 704 70.3 7.5 49 27 22 1
    2016 CAR 16 16 16 779 72.9 6 55 30 25 1
    2015 CAR 16 16 16 761 69.1 11 55 36 19 3
    2014 CAR 16 16 9 586 57.0 3.5 40 20 20 1
    2013 CAR 16 16 520 51.3 1.5 30 18 12 1
    Totals 97 97 74 4,054 - 33 279 166 113 8 0