Damontae Kazee

Safety

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,875,000 (1.50% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,000,000 (1.60% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Contract Value: $6,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 37/181 at S

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202330$1,250,000$875,000$1,916,6670.8%
202431$3,000,000$875,000$3,875,0001.5%
Total$4,250,000$1,750,000$5,791,667

Contract Notes

Damontae Kazee signed a 4 year contract worth $2,688,932 with the Falcons on May 9, 2017. Kazee received a guarantee worth $288,932 including a $288,932 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
$6M
Old Money20232024
Cash Due$208,333$2,791,667$3,000,000
Running Cash$3,000,000$6,000,000
Career Earnings: $8,852,766
Career APY: $1,264,681
Potential Earnings: $11,852,766
Total Guarantees: $2,578,932
Largest Cash Payment: $3,000,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $3,875,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedExpired20174$2,688,932$672,233$288,932$4,086,932152.0%$1,021,733
CowboysUFAExpired20211$1,127,500$1,127,500$387,500$1,127,500100.0%$1,127,500
SteelersSFAExpired20221$1,187,500$1,187,500$152,500$846,66771.3%$846,667
SteelersUFAActive20232$6,000,000$3,000,000$1,750,000$2,791,66746.5%$2,791,667
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons4$4,086,932$1,021,733$4,086,9320.0%$00.0%
Cowboys1$1,127,500$1,127,500$987,5000.0%$00.0%
Steelers2$3,638,334$1,819,167$2,676,6670.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Falcons$465,000$72,233$0$537,2330.3%$753,932
2018Falcons$555,000$72,233$0$627,2330.4%$555,000
2019Falcons$645,000$72,233$0$717,2330.4%$645,000
2020Falcons$2,133,000$72,233$0$2,205,2331.1%$2,133,000
2021Cowboys$990,000$137,500$250,000$987,5000.5%$1,127,500
2022Steelers$1,035,000$152,500$0$760,0000.4%$846,667
2023Steelers$1,250,000$875,000$0$1,916,6670.8%$2,791,667
2024Steelers$3,000,000$875,000$0$3,875,0001.5%$3,000,000
Total$10,073,000$2,328,932$250,000$11,626,099$11,852,766

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017150016.5%58.2%14900000002000
2018160090.8%19.8%60220010107541000
2019160077.4%23.8%4628002033531000
202040022.3%3.8%17300000001000
2021170078.4%10.8%341700004202000
202290025.7%13.2%11800002200000
2023140068.4%25.9%461500003200200

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$1,511,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$1,511,000$3,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13M APY $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.8M $4,414,000 $3,200,000

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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