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Travis Kelce

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Tight End Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#63 overall), 2013 College: Cincinnati Agent(s): Melvin Bratton (Vantage Management Group)

Chiefs – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Travis Kelce signed a 5 year, $46,842,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $20,017,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,368,400. In 2020, Kelce will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, a roster bonus of $1,000,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,218,400 and a dead cap value of $1,968,400.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $46,842,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $9,368,400
    Total Guarantees $20,017,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,517,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $675,000 $2,144,226 $104,000 $25,000 $2,948,226 $10,646,000 $10,646,000($10,646,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $10,646,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-7,697,774 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $9,946,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-6,997,774 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $2,948,226 2017 Dead Cap: $7,697,774 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $2,248,226 2017 Dead Cap: $7,697,774 2016 Cap Savings: $700,000
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $2,700,000 $1,968,400 $500,000 $250,000 $5,418,400 $10,823,600 $3,418,750($14,064,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $10,823,600 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,405,200 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $8,123,600 2017 Cap Savings: $-2,705,200 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $4,918,400 2018 Dead Cap: $5,905,200 2017 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $2,218,400 2018 Dead Cap: $5,905,200 2017 Cap Savings: $3,200,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $6,800,000 $1,968,400 $1,000,000 $250,000 $10,018,400 $12,705,200 $8,050,000($22,114,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $12,705,200 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,686,800 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $5,905,200 2018 Cap Savings: $4,113,200 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $9,018,400 2019 Dead Cap: $3,686,800 2018 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,218,400 2019 Dead Cap: $3,686,800 2018 Cap Savings: $7,800,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $7,500,000 $1,968,400 $1,000,000 $250,000 $10,718,400 $4,186,800 $8,750,000($30,864,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,186,800 2019 Cap Savings: $6,531,600 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $4,186,800 2019 Cap Savings: $6,531,600 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,218,400 2020 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2019 Cap Savings: $8,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,218,400 2020 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2019 Cap Savings: $8,500,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $8,000,000 $1,968,400 $1,000,000 $250,000 $11,218,400 $1,968,400 $9,250,000($40,114,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2020 Cap Savings: $9,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2020 Cap Savings: $9,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $9,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $9,250,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $7,750,000 - $1,000,000 $250,000 $9,000,000 - $9,000,000($49,114,750)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $10.517M initiall guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 salary)
    • 2017 salary fully guarantees on 3/11/2017
    • 2018 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
    • 2017 Per Game Bonus $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2018-21 Per Game Bonus: $62,500 ($1M, 15 LTBE)
    • Incentives: $4M
      1,200 receiving yards: $375,000 base escalator (earned in 2018, earned in 2019)
      12 TDs: $375,000 base escalator
      Escalators double with a playoff birth (earned in 2019)

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,126,304
    Signing Bonus $703,304
    Average Salary $781,576
    Total Guarantees $703,304
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $703,304 - - - - - $1,108,304
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 - $11,000 $25,000 - - - $531,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $585,000 - $68,000 $25,000 - - - $678,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $675,000 $9,842,000 $104,000 $25,000 - - - $10,646,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,700,000 - $468,750 $250,000 - - - $3,418,750
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,800,000 - $1,000,000 $250,000 - - - $8,050,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - $1,000,000 $250,000 - - - $8,750,000
    7 seasons $19,160,000 $10,545,304 $2,651,750 $825,000 - - - $33,182,054
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $1,000,000 $250,000 - - - $9,250,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 - $1,000,000 $250,000 - - - $9,000,000
    $34,910,000 $10,545,304 $4,651,750 $1,325,000 - - - $51,432,054
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $19,160,000 $10,545,304 $2,651,750 $825,000 - - - $33,182,054
  • Fines

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

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kyle Van Noy (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 01/20/2017, $12,500

      Postgame comments about referee against Pittsburgh (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 01/20/2017, $9,115

      Late hit against Ross Cockrell (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 11/11/2016, $24,309

      Throwing a towel at an official against Jacksonville (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 12/05/2014, $11,025

      Obscene gesture against Denver (DEN)


    • TOTAL: $69,103

  • Transactions

    Sep 15 2017Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kyle Van Noy (NE)
    Jan 20 2017Fined $12,500 Postgame comments about referee against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jan 20 2017Fined $9,115 Late hit against Ross Cockrell (PIT)
    Nov 11 2016Fined $24,309 Throwing a towel at an official against Jacksonville (JAC)
    Jan 29 2016Signed a 5 year $46 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Dec 5 2014Fined $11,025 Obscene gesture against Denver (DEN)
    Jun 6 2013Signed a 4 year $3.126 million contract with Kansas City (KC(
    Apr 26 2013Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 3 (#63 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Travis Kelce ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 KC 16 16 16 983 92.6 136 97 1229 12.7 5 1 157.3
    2018 KC 16 16 16 994 102.6 150 103 1336 13 10 2 191.6
    2017 KC 15 15 15 875 84.7 122 83 1038 12.5 8 0 150.5
    2016 KC 16 16 15 888 86.7 117 85 1125 13.2 4 0 138
    2015 KC 16 16 16 923 92.1 103 72 875 12.2 5 2 113.5
    2014 KC 16 16 11 668 66.3 87 67 862 12.9 5 4 116.2
    2013 KC 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 97 95 89 5,331 - 715 507 6,465 12.8 37 9 867.10