Damontae Kazee

Age: 31-18d (Jun 05, 1993)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: San Diego State
Drafted: Round 5 (#149 overall), 2017
Agent(s): Ron Butler (Galaxy Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,875,000

2024 Cash

$3,000,000

Career Earnings

$9,562,076

2023-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Damontae Kazee signed a 2 year , $6,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $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 Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,750,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,750,000
Total GTD:
$1,750,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 30 $1,916,667 0.85% $2,791,667 $2,791,667 $3,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 1 YR, $2,791,667; $875,000 DEAD CAP
2024 31 $3,875,000 1.52% $3,000,000 $5,791,667 $875,000
2025 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 30 $1,041,667 $875,000 $1,916,667 0.85% $3,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 1 YR, $2,791,667; $875,000 DEAD CAP
2024 31 $3,000,000 $875,000 $3,875,000 1.52% $875,000
2025 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 30 $1,041,667 $1,750,000 $2,791,667 $2,791,667 $2,791,667 $2,895,834
2024 31 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $5,791,667 $2,895,834 $3,000,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022 Free Agent

Damontae Kazee signed a 1 year , $1,187,500 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $152,500 signing bonus, $152,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,187,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,187,500
Average Salary:
$1,187,500
Signing Bonus:
$152,500
GTD at Sign:
$152,500
Total GTD:
$152,500
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Damontae Kazee signed a 1 year , $1,127,500 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $137,500 signing bonus, $387,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,127,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,127,500
Average Salary:
$1,127,500
Signing Bonus:
$137,500
GTD at Sign:
$387,500
Total GTD:
$387,500
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2017-2020 Rookie

Damontae Kazee signed a 4 year , $2,688,922 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $288,922 signing bonus, $288,922 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $672,231.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,688,922
Average Salary:
$672,231
Signing Bonus:
$288,922
GTD at Sign:
$288,922
Total GTD:
$288,922
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$9,562,076

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 24
Active
$753,922
$753,922
2018 25
Active
$875,931
$1,629,853
2019 26
Active
$940,049
$2,569,902
2020 27
Injured
$2,203,007
$4,772,909
2021 28
Active
$1,127,500
$5,900,409
2022 29
Active
$870,000
$6,770,409
2023 30
Reserve
$2,791,667
$9,562,076
Total      
$9,562,076
$9,562,076
2024 31
Active
$3,000,000
Total
$12,562,076
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
24
$465,000
$288,922
$753,922
$753,922
2018
25
$555,000
$320,931
$875,931
$1,629,853
2019
26
$645,000
$295,049
$940,049
$2,569,902
2020
27
$2,133,000
$70,007
$2,203,007
$4,772,909
2021
28
$990,000
$137,500
$1,127,500
$5,900,409
2022
29
$717,500
$152,500
$870,000
$6,770,409
2023
30
$1,041,667
$1,750,000
$2,791,667
$9,562,076
Total
$6,547,167
$2,328,922
$685,987
$9,562,076
$9,562,076
2024
31
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
Total
$9,547,167
$2,328,922
$685,987
$12,562,076

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,798,000 $288,922 - - - $685,987 $4,772,909
1 $990,000 $137,500 - - - - $1,127,500
2 $1,759,167 $1,902,500 - - - - $3,661,667

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 ATL 5 - 17 Achilles
2022 PIT 1 - 9 Undisclosed
  • Dec 18, 2023 Suspended for 3 games for Multiple Player Safety Violations, forfeiting $208,332 in 2023 salary with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Dec 01, 2023 Fined $11,806 Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Nov 03, 2023 Fined $11,806 Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Jacksonville (JAX)
  • Nov 03, 2023 Fined $11,806 Impermissible use of the helmet against Jacksonville (JAX)
  • Oct 27, 2023 Fined $11,806 Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Sep 22, 2023 Fined $11,806 Unsportsmanlike Conduct
  • Mar 14, 2023 Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Dec 02, 2022 Fined $6,597 Obscene Gesture against Indianapolis (IND)
  • Sep 21, 2022 Suspended 3 games for violating the league's Substance Abuse policy, forfeiting $88,332 in 2022 salary with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • May 01, 2022 Signed a 1 year $1.18 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Oct 15, 2021 Fined $6,264 Fighting against New York (NYG)
  • Mar 26, 2021 Signed a 1 year $1.12 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Dec 14, 2018 Fined $26,730 Impermissible use of his helmet against Green Bay (GB)
  • Sep 21, 2018 Fined $10,026 Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (CAR)
  • May 09, 2017 Signed a 4 year $2.68 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Apr 29, 2017 Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 5 (#149 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 21, 2018 Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (CAR) $10,026
Dec 14, 2018 Impermissible use of his helmet against Green Bay (GB) $26,730
Oct 15, 2021 Fighting against New York (NYG) $6,264
Dec 02, 2022 Obscene Gesture against Indianapolis (IND) $6,597
Sep 22, 2023 Unsportsmanlike Conduct $11,806
Oct 27, 2023 Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAR) $11,806
Nov 03, 2023 Impermissible use of the helmet against Jacksonville (JAX) $11,806
Nov 03, 2023 Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Jacksonville (JAX) $11,806
Dec 01, 2023 Hit to a Defenseless Receiver against Cincinnati (CIN) $11,806

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Sep 21, 2022 Substance Abuse 3 $88,332
Dec 18, 2023 Multiple Player Safety Violations 3 $208,332
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 PIT 14 8 772 80.50 61 46 15 2
2022 PIT 9 4 273 53.80 19 11 8 2
2021 DAL 17 15 902 79.00 52 35 17 2 2
2020 ATL 4 4 241 83.40 20 17 3
2019 ATL 16 14 817 78.00 74 46 28 1 3
2018 ATL 16 15 992 91.00 81 59 22 7
2017 ATL 16 1 164 15.60 23 14 9 2
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