Danny Shelton

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Chiefs, DT Age: 29-117d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2015 College: Washington Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Danny Shelton signed a 1 year, $358,200 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including an average annual salary of $358,200.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $358,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $358,200
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $358,200 $358,200 - $358,200($358,200)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $358,200 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $358,200 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $358,200 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $358,200
    Free Agent Year 30  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,120,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,120,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,127,500
    Signing Bonus $137,500
    Average Salary $1,127,500
    Total Guarantees $987,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $987,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2021

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $4,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,030,000
    Signing Bonus $75,000
    Average Salary $1,030,000
    Total Guarantees $75,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $75,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $11,703,667
    Signing Bonus $6,771,758
    Average Salary $2,925,917
    Total Guarantees $11,703,667
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,703,667
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $6,771,758 - - - - - $7,206,758
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $966,985 - - - - - - $966,985
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,498,970 - - - - - - $1,498,970
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,030,954 - - - - - - $2,030,954
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $805,000 $75,000 $150,000 - - - - $1,030,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - - $118,930 $4,118,930
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - $1,127,500
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $358,200 - - - - - - $358,200
    8 seasons $8,585,109 $9,484,258 $150,000 - - - $118,930 $18,338,297
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,900,955 $6,771,758 - - - - - $9,672,713
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,835,954 $75,000 $150,000 - - - - $3,060,954
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - - $118,930 $4,118,930
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - $1,127,500
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $358,200 - - - - - - $358,200
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/23/2016, $36,464

      Roughing the Passer against Tyrod Taylor (BUF)


    • TOTAL: $36,464

  • Transactions

    Aug 31 2022Signed to the practice squad by Kansas City (KC)
    Aug 30 2022Released by Kansas City (KC), clearing $1.12M of cap
    Aug 15 2022Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Mar 29 2021Signed a 1 year $1.12 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Mar 16 2021Released by Detroit (DET), clearing $4M of cap
    Mar 18 2020Signed a 2 year $8 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    May 20 2019Signed a 1 year, $1.03 million contract with New England (NE)
    May 2 2018New England (NE) declined a $7.154 million option for 2019
    Mar 10 2018Traded to New England (NE) from Cleveland (CLE) with 2018 5th round pick (#159 - traded) for 2019 3rd round pick (#95 - traded)
    Dec 23 2016Fined $36,464 Roughing the Passer against Tyrod Taylor (BUF)
    May 11 2015Signed a 4 year $11.7 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#12 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 NYG 13 13 255 21.8 0.5 31 12 19
    2020 DET 12 12 12 498 44.6 1 37 15 22
    2019 NE 16 16 14 508 50.7 3 61 30 31 1
    2018 NE 13 13 1 324 31.0 21 10 11
    2017 CLE 14 14 13 471 43.9 34 20 14
    2016 CLE 16 16 16 746 67.0 1.5 59 32 27
    2015 CLE 16 16 15 508 48.5 36 19 17
    Totals 100 100 71 3,310 - 6 279 138 141 1 0