Mike Pennel

Kansas City Chiefs, Defensive Tackle
Age: 33-51d (May 09, 1991)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Colorado State-Pueblo
Drafted: Undrafted, GB, 2014
Agent(s): 1 of 1 Agency
2024 Cap Hit

$985,000

2024 Cash

$1,210,000

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Mike Pennel signed a 1 year , $1,210,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including an average annual salary of $1,210,000. In 2024, Pennel will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, while carrying a cap hit of $985,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,210,000
Average Salary:
$1,210,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 33 $985,000 0.39% $1,210,000 $1,210,000 -
2025 34
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 33 $1,210,000 $985,000 0.39% -
2025 34
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 33 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022 Free Agent

Mike Pennel signed a 1 year , $1,120,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including an average annual salary of $1,120,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,120,000
Average Salary:
$1,120,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Mike Pennel signed a 1 year , $1,075,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including an average annual salary of $1,075,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,075,000
Average Salary:
$1,075,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2018-2021

Mike Pennel signed a 3 year , $10,500,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $2,500,000 signing bonus, $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $10,500,000
Average Salary:
$3,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,500,000
Total GTD:
$4,500,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2017-2017

Mike Pennel signed a 1 year , $990,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $990,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $990,000
Average Salary:
$990,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2014-2016

Mike Pennel signed a 3 year , $1,533,500 contract with the Green Bay Packers, including $3,500 signing bonus, $3,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $511,167.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,533,500
Average Salary:
$511,167
Signing Bonus:
$3,500
GTD at Sign:
$3,500
Total GTD:
$3,500
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$10,970,812

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 23
Active
$509,304
$509,304
2015 24
Active
$610,161
$1,119,465
2017 26
Retained
Active
$317,372
$990,000
$1,436,837
$2,426,837
2018 27
Active
$4,500,000
$6,926,837
2019 28
Active
Retained
$473,529
$100,000
$7,400,366
$7,500,366
Champion
2020 29
Active
$1,100,895
$8,601,261
2021 30
Active
Retained
$836,111
$42,000
$9,437,372
$9,479,372
2022 31
Active
Retained
Retained
$1,057,774
$62,222
$15,400
$10,537,146
$10,599,368
$10,614,768
2023 32
Reserve
Retained
$226,600
$129,444
$10,841,368
$10,970,812
Champion
Total      
$10,970,812
$10,841,368
$10,970,812
2024 33
Active
$1,210,000
Total
$12,180,812
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
23
$420,000
$3,276
$86,028
$509,304
$509,304
2015
24
$510,000
$100,161
$610,161
$1,119,465
2017
26
$317,372
$690,000
$250,000
$50,000
$317,372
$990,000
$1,436,837
$2,426,837
2018
27
$1,500,000
$2,500,000
$500,000
$4,500,000
$6,926,837
2019
28
$473,529
$100,000
$473,529
$100,000
$7,400,366
$7,500,366
2020
29
$802,941
$121,323
$176,631
$1,100,895
$8,601,261
2021
30
$836,111
$42,000
$836,111
$42,000
$9,437,372
$9,479,372
2022
31
$1,057,774
$62,222
$15,400
$1,057,774
$62,222
$15,400
$10,537,146
$10,599,368
$10,614,768
2023
32
$226,600
$129,444
$226,600
$129,444
$10,841,368
$10,970,812
Total
$7,083,393
$2,624,599
$750,000
$150,000
$362,820
$10,970,812
$10,841,368
$10,970,812
2024
33
$1,210,000
$1,210,000
Total
$8,293,393
$2,624,599
$750,000
$150,000
$362,820
$12,180,812

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,247,372 $3,276 - - - $186,189 $1,436,837
2 $2,190,000 $2,500,000 $750,000 - $50,000 - $5,490,000
3 $1,632,514 $121,323 - - - $176,631 $1,930,468
1 - - - - $100,000 - $100,000
1 $878,111 - - - - - $878,111
1 $1,135,396 - - - - - $1,135,396
  • Mar 13, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.21 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Oct 24, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by Kansas City (KC)
  • Oct 28, 2022 Fined $6,222 Blindside block against David Andrews (NE)
  • Sep 12, 2022 Signed to the active roster by Chicago (CHI)
  • Sep 11, 2022 Signed to the practice squad by Chicago (CHI)
  • Sep 09, 2022 Released by Chicago (CHI)
  • Jun 13, 2022 Signed a contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Oct 05, 2021 Signed to the active roster by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Sep 15, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Aug 31, 2021 Released by Chicago (CHI)
  • Jun 17, 2021 Signed a 1 year contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Aug 25, 2020 Suspended 2 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $123,235 in 2020 salary with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 24, 2020 Signed a 1 year $1.0475 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Oct 19, 2019 Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Aug 26, 2019 Released by New England (NE)
  • Mar 14, 2019 Signed a 2 year $5 million contract with New England (NE)
  • Feb 19, 2019 New York (NYJ) declined a $2.25M option for 2019, clearing $1.6M of cap
  • Mar 16, 2018 Signed a 3 year $10.5 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 16, 2017 Signed a 1 year $990,000 contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Feb 06, 2017 Claimed off waivers by New York (NYJ)
  • Jan 10, 2017 Waived by Green Bay (GB)
  • Dec 07, 2016 Suspended 4 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy (2nd offense), forfeiting $141,451 in 2016 salary with Green Bay (GB)
  • Feb 19, 2016 Suspended 4 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $141,451 in 2016 salary with Green Bay (GB)
  • May 12, 2014 Signed a 3 year $1.5335 million contract with Green Bay (GB)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 28, 2022 Blindside block against David Andrews (NE) $6,222

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Feb 19, 2016 Substance abuse 4 $141,451
Dec 07, 2016 Substance Abuse 4 $141,451
Aug 25, 2020 PED 2 $123,235
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 KC 3 45 24.70 4 2 2
2022 CHI 17 2 365 33.50 26 16 10 1
2021 ATL 10 250 28.00 20 9 11
2020 KC 14 1 320 34.70 29 13 16
2019 KC 8 156 26.10 1 24 13 11
2018 NYJ 16 7 359 32.00 27 16 11
2017 NYJ 16 3 305 27.30 35 20 15
2016 GB 8 103 10.00 7 5 2
2015 GB 16 5 287 27.30 1 25 16 9 1
2014 GB 13 171 15.60 8 7 1
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