George Kittle

Tight End

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $5,807,574 (2.81% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $20,133,000 (8.61% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.47
  • Contract Value: $75,000,000 ($15,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,633,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/168 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202027$2,133,000$3,674,574$0$0$0$2,133,000$5,807,5742.8%
2021 📝
April 1: 2022 salary is guaranteed
28$1,250,000$4,050,000$100,000$100,000$10$1,250,000$5,500,0003.0%
2022 📝
April 1: $4.9 million of 2023 salary is guaranteed
29$11,450,000$4,050,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$16,100,0007.1%
202330$11,650,000$4,050,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$16,300,0006.8%
202431$13,400,000$4,050,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$18,050,0007.1%
202532$14,400,000$450,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$15,450,000--
Total$54,283,000$20,324,574$2,100,000$500,000$10$3,383,000$77,207,574

Contract Notes

George Kittle signed a 5 year contract extension worth $75 million with the 49ers. Kittle received $40 million in guarantees. Kittle's 2020 and 2021 salaries are fully guaranteed. He received an $18 million signing bonus and has a guaranteed $2.25 million option bonus due in 2021. On April 1 of 2021 Kittle's 2022 salary will become fully guaranteed and on April 1 of 2022 $4.9 million of Kittle's 2022 salary will be guaranteed. There are annual per game bonuses as part of the contract. Kittle's 2020 cap hit increased by $3.6 million as part of the extension.
Career Earnings: $19,963,296
Career APY: $6,654,432
Potential Earnings: $79,096,296
Total Guarantees: $23,931,296
Largest Cash Payment: $20,133,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $18,050,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDraftedRenegotiated20174$2,698,296$674,574$298,296$1,963,29672.8%$654,432
49ersExtensionActive20205$75,000,000$15,000,000$23,633,000$18,000,00024.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers3$19,963,296$6,654,432$1,888,7220.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
201749ers$465,000$74,574$0$0$0$0$539,5740.3%$763,296
201849ers$555,000$74,574$0$0$0$0$629,5740.3%$555,000
201949ers$645,000$74,574$0$0$0$0$719,5740.3%$645,000
202049ers$2,133,000$3,674,574$0$0$0$2,133,000$5,807,5742.8%$20,133,000
202149ers$1,250,000$4,050,000$100,000$100,000$10$1,250,000$5,500,0003.0%$3,700,000
202249ers$11,450,000$4,050,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$16,100,0007.1%$12,050,000
202349ers$11,650,000$4,050,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$16,300,0006.8%$12,250,000
202449ers$13,400,000$4,050,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$18,050,0007.1%$14,000,000
202549ers$14,400,000$450,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$15,450,000--$15,000,000
Total$55,948,000$20,548,296$2,100,000$500,000$10$3,383,000$79,096,296$79,096,296

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017151053.7%1.3%000.003941510.6200
2018160087.9%0.2%11010.0088137715.6500
2019142075.0%0.5%5224.4085105312.4510
202011049.6%0.0%199.0044411.0000

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$4,183,000$15,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,767,813$14,062,500
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OTC Valuation $2.2M $4.3M $6.5M $8.6M $10.8M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $8,613,000 $6,000,000

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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