Damontae Kazee

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Steelers, FS Age: 30-277d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#149 overall), 2017 College: San Diego State Agent(s): Ron Butler (Galaxy Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Damontae Kazee signed a 2 year, $6,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $1,750,000 signing bonus, $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024, Kazee will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,875,000 and a dead cap value of $875,000.
    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,750,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $1,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,750,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $1,041,667 $875,000 $1,916,667 $3,000,000 $2,791,667($2,791,667) $2,791,667
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,083,333 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,750,000 2023 Cap Savings: $166,667 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,125,000 2024 Dead Cap: $875,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-208,333 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $875,000 2024 Dead Cap: $875,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,041,667

    Potential Out: 2024, 1 yr, $2,791,667; $875,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $3,000,000 $875,000 $3,875,000 $875,000 $3,000,000($5,791,667) $2,895,834
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $875,000 2024 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $875,000 2024 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $875,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $875,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022

    Damontae Kazee signed a 1 year, $1,187,500 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $152,500 signing bonus, $152,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,187,500. In 2024, Kazee will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,875,000 and a dead cap value of $875,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,187,500
    Signing Bonus $152,500
    Average Salary $1,187,500
    Total Guarantees $152,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $152,500
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021

    Damontae Kazee signed a 1 year, $1,127,500 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $137,500 signing bonus, $387,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,127,500. In 2024, Kazee will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,875,000 and a dead cap value of $875,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,127,500
    Signing Bonus $137,500
    Average Salary $1,127,500
    Total Guarantees $387,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $387,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2017-2020Entry Level

    Damontae Kazee signed a 4 year, $2,688,922 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $288,922 signing bonus, $288,922 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $672,231. In 2024, Kazee will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,875,000 and a dead cap value of $875,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,688,922
    Signing Bonus $288,922
    Average Salary $672,231
    Total Guarantees $288,922
    Guaranteed at Signing $288,922
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $288,922 - - - - - $753,922
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - $320,931 $875,931
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - $295,049 $940,049
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,133,000 - - - - - $70,007 $2,203,007
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - $1,127,500
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $717,500 $152,500 - - - - - $870,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,041,667 $1,750,000 - - - - - $2,791,667
    7 seasons $6,547,167 $2,328,922 - - - - $685,987 $9,562,076
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    $9,547,167 $2,328,922 - - - - $685,987 $12,562,076
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,798,000 $288,922 - - - - $685,987 $4,772,909
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - $1,127,500
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,759,167 $1,902,500 - - - - - $3,661,667
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/18/2023, 3 games, $208,332

      Multiple Player Safety Violations


    • Player contract details by year 12/01/2023, $11,806

      Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Cincinnati (CIN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/03/2023, $11,806

      Impermissible use of the helmet against Jacksonville (JAX)


    • Player contract details by year 11/03/2023, $11,806

      Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Jacksonville (JAX)


    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2023, $11,806

      Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAR)


    • Player contract details by year 09/22/2023, $11,806

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct


    • Player contract details by year 12/02/2022, $6,597

      Obscene Gesture against Indianapolis (IND)


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2022, 3 games, $88,332

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 10/15/2021, $6,264

      Fighting against New York (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 12/14/2018, $26,730

      Impermissible use of his helmet against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2018, $10,026

      Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (CAR)


    • TOTAL: $405,311

  • Transactions

    Dec 18 2023Suspended for 3 games for Multiple Player Safety Violations, forfeiting $208,332 in 2023 salary with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Dec 1 2023Fined $11,806 Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 3 2023Fined $11,806 Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Jacksonville (JAX)
    Nov 3 2023Fined $11,806 Impermissible use of the helmet against Jacksonville (JAX)
    Oct 27 2023Fined $11,806 Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAR)
    Sep 22 2023Fined $11,806 Unsportsmanlike Conduct
    Mar 14 2023Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Dec 2 2022Fined $6,597 Obscene Gesture against Indianapolis (IND)
    Sep 21 2022Suspended 3 games for violating the league's Substance Abuse policy, forfeiting $88,332 in 2022 salary with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    May 1 2022Signed a 1 year $1.18 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Oct 15 2021Fined $6,264 Fighting against New York (NYG)
    Mar 26 2021Signed a 1 year $1.12 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Dec 14 2018Fined $26,730 Impermissible use of his helmet against Green Bay (GB)
    Sep 21 2018Fined $10,026 Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (CAR)
    May 9 2017Signed a 4 year $2.68 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 29 2017Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 5 (#149 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Damontae Kazee 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
    2023 PIT 14 14 8 772 68.4 61 46 15 2
    2022 PIT 9 9 4 273 29.2 19 11 8 2
    2021 DAL 17 17 15 902 79.0 52 35 17 2 2
    2020 ATL 4 4 4 241 22.5 20 17 3
    2019 ATL 16 16 14 817 78.0 74 46 28 1 3
    2018 ATL 16 16 15 992 91.0 81 59 22 7
    2017 ATL 16 16 1 164 15.6 23 14 9 2
    Totals 92 92 61 4,161 - 0 330 228 102 5 16