Michael Danna

Kansas City Chiefs, Defensive End
Age: 26-201d (Dec 01, 1997)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Michigan
Drafted: Round 5 (#177 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Uso Sports
2024 Cap Hit

$4,666,666

2024 Cash

$9,000,000

Career Earnings

$5,440,097

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Michael Danna signed a 3 year , $24,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $6,500,000 signing bonus, $13,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2024, Danna will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, a signing bonus of $6,500,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,666,666 and a dead cap value of $13,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $24,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$13,000,000
Total GTD:
$13,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $4,666,666 1.83% $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $13,000,000
2025 28 $8,166,666 2.99% $6,000,000 $15,000,000 $8,583,334
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $15,000,000; $2,166,667 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $11,166,667 3.82% $9,000,000 $24,000,000 $2,166,667
2027 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $2,250,000 $2,166,666 - $250,000 $4,666,666 1.83% $13,000,000
2025 28 $5,240,000 $2,166,666 $510,000 $250,000 $8,166,666 2.99% $8,583,334
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $15,000,000; $2,166,667 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $8,240,000 $2,166,667 $510,000 $250,000 $11,166,667 3.82% $2,166,667
2027 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $2,250,000 $6,500,000 $250,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,000,000
2025 28 $5,240,000 - $250,000 $6,000,000 $15,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
2026 29 $8,240,000 - $250,000 $9,000,000 $24,000,000 $8,000,000 $9,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $13M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary + $4.25M of 2025 salary)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2023 Rookie

Michael Danna signed a 4 year , $3,558,660 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $263,660 signing bonus, $263,660 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $889,665.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,558,660
Average Salary:
$889,665
Signing Bonus:
$263,660
GTD at Sign:
$263,660
Total GTD:
$263,660
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$5,440,097

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 23
Active
$1,022,097
$1,022,097
2021 24
Active
$780,000
$1,802,097
2022 25
Active
$895,000
$2,697,097
Champion
2023 26
Active
$2,743,000
$5,440,097
Champion
Total      
$5,440,097
$5,440,097
2024 27
Active
$9,000,000
2025 28
Active
$6,000,000
2026 29
Active
$9,000,000
Total
$29,440,097
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
23
$572,941
$263,660
$185,496
$1,022,097
$1,022,097
2021
24
$780,000
$780,000
$1,802,097
2022
25
$895,000
$895,000
$2,697,097
2023
26
$2,743,000
$2,743,000
$5,440,097
Total
$4,990,941
$263,660
$185,496
$5,440,097
$5,440,097
2024
27
$2,250,000
$6,500,000
$250,000
$9,000,000
2025
28
$5,240,000
$250,000
$6,000,000
2026
29
$8,240,000
$250,000
$9,000,000
Total
$20,720,941
$6,763,660
$750,000
$185,496
$29,440,097

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $4,990,941 $263,660 - - - $185,496 $5,440,097

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 KC 5 - 7 Hamstring
  • Apr 10, 2024 Signed a 3 year $24 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Apr 25, 2020 Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 5 (#177 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 KC 16 16 745 74.10 7 50 32 18
2022 KC 13 471 41.00 5 27 9 18 2
2021 KC 17 6 534 47.90 3 25 11 14 2
2020 KC 13 1 333 38.20 3 25 16 9

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $28,296,518
  • Avg. Salary: $14,148,259
  • NFL Rank: 149
  • DE Rank: 11

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $8,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 265
  • DE Rank: 24

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Michael Danna to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Dre'Mont Jones 3 $51,530,000 $17,176,667 26
Carl Lawson 3 $45,000,000 $15,000,000 25
Romeo Okwara 3 $37,000,000 $12,333,333 25
Charles Harris 2 $13,000,000 $6,500,000 26
Averages 3 $36,632,500 $12,752,500 25.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Danna's current age (26), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
2 $27,611,746 $13,805,873

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Danna statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, GP/Yr, Stops/Gm, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm GP/Yr Stops/Gm QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Dre'Mont Jones
2021-2022
85.29 1.45 0.41 14.50 1.34 2.10 54.95
Carl Lawson
2019-2020
87.50 1.25 0.38 14.00 1.04 1.71 65.90
Romeo Okwara
2019-2020
93.75 1.53 0.38 15.00 1.17 2.23 64.75
Charles Harris
2020-2021
90.91 1.40 0.35 15.00 1.67 1.53 62.20
Average 89.36 1.41 0.38 14.63 1.31 1.89 61.95
Michael Danna
2022-2023
87.88 1.41 0.40 14.50 1.66 1.83 67.20
Pct Change -1.66 0.00 5.26 -0.89 26.72 -3.17 8.47
Median Prime % Change 0.00%
Average Prime % Change 4.96%

Calculated Market Value: Michael Danna

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
2 years, $28,296,518 $14,148,259
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