George Karlaftis

Kansas City Chiefs, Defensive End
Age: 23-79d (Apr 03, 2001)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: Purdue
Drafted: Round 1 (#30 overall), 2022
Agent(s): WME Sports
2024 Cap Hit

$3,255,129

2024 Cash

$1,790,043

Career Earnings

$7,812,866

2022-2026 Rookie (CURRENT)

George Karlaftis signed a 4 year , $11,935,473 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $5,860,344 signing bonus, $11,935,473 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,983,868. In 2024, Karlaftis will earn a base salary of $1,790,043, while carrying a cap hit of $3,255,129 and a dead cap value of $7,052,780.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $11,935,473
Average Salary:
$2,983,868
Signing Bonus:
$5,860,344
GTD at Sign:
$11,935,473
Total GTD:
$11,935,473
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 21 $2,170,086 1.04% $6,565,344 $6,565,344 $11,935,474
2023 22 $2,712,608 1.21% $1,247,522 $7,812,866 $9,765,388
2024 23 $3,255,129 1.27% $1,790,043 $9,602,909 $7,052,780
2025 24 $3,797,651 1.39% $2,332,565 $11,935,474 $3,797,651
2026 25
Club
- - - - -
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 21 $705,000 $1,465,086 $2,170,086 1.04% $11,935,474
2023 22 $1,247,522 $1,465,086 $2,712,608 1.21% $9,765,388
2024 23 $1,790,043 $1,465,086 $3,255,129 1.27% $7,052,780
2025 24 $2,332,565 $1,465,086 $3,797,651 1.39% $3,797,651
2026 25
Club
- - - - -
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 21 $705,000 $5,860,344 $6,565,344 $6,565,344 $6,565,344 $2,387,095
2023 22 $1,247,522 - $1,247,522 $7,812,866 $3,906,433 $1,342,533
2024 23 $1,790,043 - $1,790,043 $9,602,909 $3,200,970 $1,374,203
2025 24 $2,332,565 - $2,332,565 $11,935,474 $2,983,869 $1,166,283
2026 25
Club
- - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • Fully Guaranteed
  • 5th year option available
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$7,812,866

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 21
Active
$6,565,344
$6,565,344
Champion
2023 22
Active
$1,247,522
$7,812,866
Champion
Total      
$7,812,866
$7,812,866
2024 23
Active
$1,790,043
2025 24
Active
$2,332,565
Total
$11,935,474
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
21
$705,000
$5,860,344
$6,565,344
$6,565,344
2023
22
$1,247,522
$1,247,522
$7,812,866
Total
$1,952,522
$5,860,344
$7,812,866
$7,812,866
2024
23
$1,790,043
$1,790,043
2025
24
$2,332,565
$2,332,565
Total
$6,075,130
$5,860,344
$11,935,474

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $1,952,522 $5,860,344 - - - - $7,812,866
  • May 06, 2022 Signed a 4 year $11.9 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Apr 28, 2022 Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 1 (#30 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 KC 16 16 755 75.10 11 47 29 18 1
2022 KC 17 17 730 63.60 6 33 18 15
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