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Daniel Sorensen

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Strong Safety Age: 30 Exp: 6 Years
Undrafted: 2014, Chiefs College: Brigham Young Agent(s): 360 Sports LLC

Chiefs – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Daniel Sorensen signed a 4 year, $16,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, $4,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2020, Sorensen will earn a base salary of $3,600,000, a roster bonus of $100,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,750,000 and a dead cap value of $1,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $4,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $690,000 $1,000,000 - $10,000 - $1,700,000 $4,700,000 $4,700,000($4,700,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $4,700,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,010,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-2,310,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $1,700,000 2018 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,010,000 2018 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $690,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $3,650,000 $1,000,000 $43,750 $50,000 $500,000 $5,243,750 $3,050,000 $4,243,750($8,943,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,050,000 2018 Cap Savings: $2,193,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,050,000 2018 Cap Savings: $2,193,750 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $4,193,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $4,193,750
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $3,600,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $50,000 - $4,750,000 $2,050,000 $3,750,000($12,693,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,050,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,050,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,700,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,700,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $3,600,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $50,000 - $4,750,000 $1,000,000 $3,750,000($16,443,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $3,750,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 Workout Bonus: $10,000
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $6,250 ($100,000, 0 earned)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $6,250 ($100,000, 7 LTBE)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $6,250 ($100,000)
    • 2018-20 Workout Bonus: $50,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $930,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $465,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / RFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $222,352 - - - - - - $222,352
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $44,100 - - - - - - $44,100
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $24,706 $8,000 - - - - - $32,706
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - - - - - $510,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 $4,000,000 - $10,000 - - - $4,700,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,650,000 - $43,750 $50,000 - - $500,000 $4,243,750
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,600,000 - $100,000 $50,000 - - - $3,750,000
    6 seasons $9,341,158 $4,008,000 $143,750 $110,000 - - $500,000 $14,102,908
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,600,000 - $100,000 $50,000 - - - $3,750,000
    $12,941,158 $4,008,000 $243,750 $160,000 - - $500,000 $17,852,908
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,341,158 $4,008,000 $143,750 $110,000 - - - $14,102,908
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/08/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Josh McCown (NYJ)


    • Player contract details by year 09/29/2017, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tyrell Williams (LAC)


    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against New England (NE), pulling players off a pile


    • TOTAL: $42,539

  • Transactions

    Dec 8 2017Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Josh McCown (NYJ)
    Sep 29 2017Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tyrell Williams (LAC)
    Sep 15 2017Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against New England (NE), pulling players off a pile
    Mar 11 2017Signed a 4 year $16 million contract extension with Kansas City (KC)
    Sep 10 2014Waived by Kansas City (KC)
    May 11 2014Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 KC 16 16 3 574 0.513 57 44 13 2
    2018 KC 7 7 3 354 0.685 26 14 12 1
    2017 KC 16 15 14 993 0.900 1.5 89 67 22 1
    2016 KC 16 16 1 540 0.483 1 58 49 7 2 3
    2015 KC 16 16 227 0.209 1 23 14 2
    2014 KC 9 9 31 0.043 7
    Totals 80 79 21 2,719 - 4 260 188 56 2 7