Brett Kern

Punter

Age: 36
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 12
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $62,222 (0.03% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $62,222 (0.03% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $1,120,000 ($1,120,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 19/38 at P

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202236$1,120,000$62,2220.0%
Total$1,120,000$62,222

Contract Notes

Brett Kern signed a 3 year contract extension with the Tennessee Titans on March 11, 2019.  Kern received $4 million guaranteed at signing including a $2.2 million signing bonus.  Kern can earn a $750,000 roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2020 league  year, and $250,000 roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2021 league year.  2021 & 2022 are team option years due by the end of the 2020 league year.  Kern can earn $100,000 each year he is named to the Pro Bowl (original ballot).

Kern agreed to a $1 million pay cut in 2022.  As part of the new contract the Titans guaranteed Kern $1 million of his 2022 salary.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
Old Money2022
Cash Due$1,057,778$62,222
Running Cash$1,120,000
Career Earnings: $27,891,388
Career APY: $2,324,282
Potential Earnings: $26,704,722
Total Guarantees: $10,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $4,100,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $3,500,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TitansUFARenegotiated20155$15,000,000$3,000,000$5,000,000$12,000,00080.0%$3,000,000
TitansExtensionRenegotiated20193$12,550,000$3,183,333$4,000,000$9,450,00075.3%$3,150,000
TitansOtherTerminated20221$2,200,000$2,200,000$1,000,000$00.0%$0
EaglesPracticeElevated20221$277,200$277,200$0$00.0%$0
EaglesPracticeElevated20221$277,200$277,200$0$00.0%$0
EaglesPracticeRenegotiated20221$277,200$277,200$0$00.0%$0
EaglesPracticeElevated20221$277,200$277,200$0$00.0%$0
EaglesSFAActive20221$1,120,000$1,120,000$0$62,2225.6%$62,222
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Titans11$27,642,500$2,512,955$26,192,5000.0%$1,650,0000.0%
Eagles1$248,888$248,888$62,2220.0%$186,6660.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Titans$600,000$531,875$0$0$0$1,131,8750.9%$2,727,500
2012Titans$706,000$531,875$0$0$0$1,237,8751.0%$706,000
2013Titans$821,500$531,875$0$0$0$1,353,3751.0%$821,500
2014Titans$937,500$531,875$0$0$0$1,469,3751.1%$937,500
2015Titans$1,500,000$500,000$0$0$1,500,000$2,000,0001.3%$4,000,000
2016Titans$2,200,000$500,000$0$0$1,000,000$2,700,0001.5%$2,200,000
2017Titans$2,800,000$500,000$0$0$0$3,300,0001.7%$2,800,000
2018Titans$3,000,000$500,000$0$0$0$3,500,0001.7%$3,000,000
2019Titans$1,800,000$1,050,000$0$100,000$1,800,000$2,950,0001.4%$4,100,000
2020Titans$1,900,000$550,000$750,000$100,000$750,000$3,300,0001.5%$2,650,000
2021Titans$2,450,000$550,000$250,000$0$250,000$3,250,0001.7%$2,700,000
2022Eagles$1,120,000$0$0$0$0$62,2220.0%$62,222
Total$19,835,000$6,277,500$1,000,000$200,000$5,300,000$26,254,722$26,704,722
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Titans2022$1,650,000$1,000,000
Eagles2022$186,666$186,666
Total$1,836,666$1,186,666

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPunts
InjuredHealthySpecialPuntsYardsLongIn 20TBBlk
201216----31.3%813855713052
2013160032.8%783386633221
2014160030.9%884118792871
2015160028.6%884175613410
2016160031.9%773402713240
2017160032.0%753728742850
2018160033.2%743483623931
2019160034.4%783672703720
2020130024.9%
2021142024.7%472105591810
20224006.2%

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$369,000$1,120,000
Injury Adjusted$369,000$1,120,000
test
OTC Valuation $524.8k $1M $1.6M $2.1M $2.6M APY $612.5k $1.2M $1.8M $2.4M $3.1M $2,125,000 $1,272,500

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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