Kawann Short
Defensive Tackle
Drafted: Round 2 (#44 overall), 2013
Experience: 8 Years
College: Purdue
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$80,500,000
Signing Bonus $20,000,000 AAV$16,100,000 G'teed:$35,000,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2017 Contract details by year 28 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - $10,000,000 $35,000,000
2018 Contract details by year 29 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 - $500,000 - $17,000,000 $29,000,000
2019 Contract details by year 30 $930,000 $4,000,000 - $500,000 $2,314,000 $7,744,000 $25,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 31 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $125,000 $500,000 $2,339,000 $19,464,000 $17,356,000
2021 Contract details by year 32 $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $2,339,000 $20,839,000 $11,017,000
2022 Contract details by year 33 - - - - $2,339,000 $2,339,000 $4,678,000
2023 Contract details by year 34 - - - - $2,339,000 $2,339,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • $35M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + $9M of 2018 salary)
  • Additional $3.75M of 2018 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
  • $6.5M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
  • 2018-21 Workout Bonus: $500,000
  • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $62,500 ($1M, 2 LTBE)
  • 2021 Roster Bonus: $2M (3rd league day of 2021)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $1,747,516 - $2,152,516
2014 Player Cash Earnings $615,470 - - $615,470
2015 Player Cash Earnings $825,875 - - $825,875
2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,036,313 - - $1,036,313
2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $14,000,000 - $20,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 $6,000,000 - $19,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $930,000 - - $13,002,644
2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $625,000 $13,125,000
8 seasons $34,812,658 $21,747,516 $13,197,644 $69,757,818

Cap Hit

#1
Defensive End
#1
Carolina Panthers
#25
NFL

AAV

#13
Defensive End
#66
NFL

Cash

#13
Defensive End
#106
NFL
  • Sep 7 2019

    Converted $11.57 million of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $9.256M of cap space with Carolina (CAR)

  • Apr 17 2017

    Signed a 5 year $80.5 million contract extension with Carolina (CAR)

  • Feb 27 2017

    Offered a 1 year $13.468M (projected) franchise tag by Carolina (CAR)

  • Oct 21 2016

    Fined $18,231 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Drew Brees (NO)

  • May 22 2013

    Signed a 4 year $4.63 million contract with Carolina (CAR)

  • Apr 26 2013

    Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 2 (#44 overall)