George Kittle

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49ers, TE Age: 30-151d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#146 overall), 2017 College: Iowa Agent(s): Jack Bechta (JB Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    George Kittle signed a 5 year, $75,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $18,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,000,000. In 2024, Kittle will earn a base salary of $13,400,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $21,956,575 and a dead cap value of $18,333,725.
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus $18,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Total Guarantees $40,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,000,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Roster/Gm Option Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $2,133,000 $3,674,574 - - - - - $5,807,574 $23,707,574 $20,133,000($20,133,000) $20,133,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $23,707,574 2020 Cap Savings: $-17,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $20,324,574 2020 Cap Savings: $-14,517,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,057,574 2021 Dead Cap: $16,650,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,674,574 2021 Dead Cap: $16,650,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,133,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $1,250,000 $3,600,000 $50,000 - $450,000 $100,000 - $5,450,000 $29,350,000 $3,650,000($23,783,000) $11,891,500
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $29,350,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-23,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $16,650,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-11,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $16,750,000 2022 Dead Cap: $12,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-11,300,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,050,000 2022 Dead Cap: $12,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,400,000
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $1,035,000 $3,600,000 $411,754 - $450,000 $100,000 $1,792,575 $7,389,329 $27,514,875 $10,539,040($34,322,040) $11,440,680
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $27,514,875 2022 Cap Savings: $-20,125,546 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $21,562,875 2022 Cap Savings: $-14,173,546 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $11,794,575 2023 Dead Cap: $15,720,300 2022 Cap Savings: $-4,405,246 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,842,575 2023 Dead Cap: $15,720,300 2022 Cap Savings: $1,546,754
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $1,080,000 $3,600,000 - $441,165 $450,000 $100,000 $3,906,575 $9,577,740 $27,470,300 $12,220,576($46,542,616) $11,635,654
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $27,470,300 2023 Cap Savings: $-17,892,560 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $26,390,300 2023 Cap Savings: $-16,812,560 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,136,575 2024 Dead Cap: $18,333,725 2023 Cap Savings: $441,165 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $8,056,575 2024 Dead Cap: $18,333,725 2023 Cap Savings: $1,521,165

    Potential Out: 2024, 4 yr, $46,542,616; $18,333,725 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $13,400,000 $3,600,000 - $500,000 $450,000 $100,000 $3,906,575 $21,956,575 $18,333,725 $14,000,000($60,542,616) $12,108,523
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $18,333,725 2024 Cap Savings: $3,622,850 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $18,333,725 2024 Cap Savings: $3,622,850 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,956,575 2025 Dead Cap: $10,377,150 2024 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,956,575 2025 Dead Cap: $10,377,150 2024 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 $14,400,000 - - $500,000 $450,000 $100,000 $3,906,575 $19,356,575 $10,377,150 $15,000,000($75,542,616) $12,590,436
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $10,377,150 2025 Cap Savings: $8,979,425 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $10,377,150 2025 Cap Savings: $8,979,425 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $4,356,575 2026 Dead Cap: $6,020,575 2025 Cap Savings: $15,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $4,356,575 2026 Dead Cap: $6,020,575 2025 Cap Savings: $15,000,000
    2026 Contract details by year 33 - - - - - - $3,906,575 $6,020,575 $6,020,575 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $6,020,575 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $6,020,575 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $3,906,575 2027 Dead Cap: $2,114,000 2026 Cap Savings: $2,114,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $3,906,575 2027 Dead Cap: $2,114,000 2026 Cap Savings: $2,114,000
    2027 Contract details by year 34 - - - - - - $2,114,000 $2,114,000 $2,114,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $2,114,000 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $2,114,000 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $2,114,000 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $2,114,000 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $0
    2026 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $23.6M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary + 2021 option bonus + $6.367M of 2022 salary)
    • Remaining $5M of 2022 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2021
    • $4.917M of 2023 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2021
    • Remaining $5M of 2023 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2022
    • 2021 option bonus: $2.25M (due 3/21/2021)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $5,882 ($100,000, 8 LTBE)
    • 2022-2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 15 LTBE in 2023)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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    2017-2020Entry Level

    George Kittle signed a 4 year, $2,698,287 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $298,287 signing bonus, $298,287 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $674,572. In 2024, Kittle will earn a base salary of $13,400,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $21,956,575 and a dead cap value of $18,333,725.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,698,287
    Signing Bonus $298,287
    Average Salary $674,572
    Total Guarantees $298,287
    Guaranteed at Signing $298,287
    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 $298,287 - - - - - $763,287
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - - $645,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,133,000 $18,000,000 - - - - - $20,133,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $50,000 $100,000 - $2,250,000 - $3,650,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (2ND) $1,035,000 - $441,165 $100,000 $8,962,875 - - $10,539,040
    2023 Player Cash Earnings NFC PRO BOWL:TE,
    ALL NFL (1ST)
    $1,080,000 - - $100,000 $10,570,000 - - $12,220,576
    7 seasons $7,163,000 $18,298,287 $491,165 $300,000 $19,532,875 $2,250,000 - $48,505,903
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $13,400,000 - - $100,000 - - - $14,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $14,400,000 - - $100,000 - - - $15,000,000
    $34,963,000 $18,298,287 $491,165 $500,000 $19,532,875 $2,250,000 - $77,505,903
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,163,000 $18,298,287 $491,165 $300,000 $19,532,875 $2,250,000 - $48,505,903
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/13/2023, $13,659

      Taunting against Dallas (DAL)


    • TOTAL: $13,659

  • Transactions

    Oct 13 2023Fined $13,659 Taunting against Dallas (DAL)
    Sep 6 2023Converted $10.57M of 2023 base salary into signing bonus, adding 1 void year, clearing $8.456M of cap with San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 16 2022Converted $10.415M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, adding one void year, freeing up $8.33M of cap space with San Francisco (SF)
    Aug 13 2020Signed a 5 year $75 million contract extension with San Francisco (SF)
    Apr 29 2017Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 5 (#146 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2023 SF 16 16 16 895 89.1 90 65 1020 15.7 6 0 138.2
    2022 SF 15 15 15 859 82.8 86 60 765 12.8 11 1 140.5
    2021 SF 14 14 14 840 77.0 94 71 910 12.8 6 2 127
    2020 SF 8 8 7 443 40.5 63 48 634 13.2 2 0 77.1
    2019 SF 14 14 14 815 81.7 107 85 1053 12.4 5 1 137.5
    2018 SF 16 16 16 928 87.9 136 88 1377 15.6 5 0 170.7
    2017 SF 15 15 7 593 53.7 63 43 515 12 2 0 63.5
    Totals 98 98 89 5,373 - 639 460 6,274 13.6 37 4 854.50