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Travis Kelce

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Chiefs, TE Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#63 overall), 2013 College: Cincinnati Agent(s): Melvin Bratton (Vantage Management Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Travis Kelce signed a 4 year, $57,250,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $20,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,312,500. In 2020, Kelce will earn a base salary of $8,500,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,218,400 and a dead cap value of $24,936,800.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $57,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,312,500
    Total Guarantees $20,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $20,750,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $8,500,000 $1,968,400 $500,000 $250,000 $11,218,400 $24,936,800 $9,250,000($9,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $24,936,800 2020 Cap Savings: $-13,718,400 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,186,800 2020 Cap Savings: $7,031,600 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $22,968,400 2021 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2020 Cap Savings: $-11,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,218,400 2021 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2020 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $5,250,000 $1,968,400 $7,750,000 $250,000 $15,218,400 $14,218,400 $13,250,000($22,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,218,400 2021 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2021 Cap Savings: $13,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,218,400 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,968,400 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $13,250,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $22,500,000; $0 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 32 $6,500,000 - $750,000 $250,000 $7,500,000 - $7,500,000($30,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $7,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $12,250,000 - $750,000 $250,000 $13,250,000 - $13,250,000($43,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $13,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $13,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $13,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $13,250,000
    2024 Contract details by year 34 $14,000,000 - $750,000 $250,000 $15,000,000 - $15,000,000($58,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $15,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $15,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $15,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $15,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 35 $16,250,000 - $750,000 $250,000 $17,250,000 - $17,250,000($75,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $17,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $17,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $17,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $17,250,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $20.75M guaranteed at signing (2020 salary + 2021 salary + 2021 roster bonus)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $7M (guaranteed)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2021-2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2021

    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

    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
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    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
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - $500,000 $250,000 - - - $9,250,000
    7 seasons $20,160,000 $10,545,304 $2,151,750 $825,000 - - - $33,682,054
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - $7,750,000 $250,000 - - - $13,250,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - $750,000 $250,000 - - - $7,500,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $12,250,000 - $750,000 $250,000 - - - $13,250,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - $750,000 $250,000 - - - $15,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $16,250,000 - $750,000 $250,000 - - - $17,250,000
    $74,410,000 $10,545,304 $12,901,750 $2,075,000 - - - $99,932,054
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,160,000 $10,545,304 $2,151,750 $825,000 - - - $33,682,054
  • 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

    Aug 13 2020Signed a 4 year $57.25 million contract extension with Kansas City (KC)
    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
    2020 KC 7 7 7 408 102.5 56 40 501 12.5 5 1 78.1
    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 104 102 96 5,739 - 771 547 6,966 12.7 42 10 945.20