Kawann Short

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $17,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 8.83%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $13,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 9.55%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.76
  • Total Contract Value: $80,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,100,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/22 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $35,000,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 310
  • College: Purdue
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 2, #44 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Franchise
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Kawann Short signed a five year, $80.5 million contract with the Carolina Panthers on April 17, 2017. Short's contract contains $45 million in guarantees, $35 million of which are guaranteed at signing. The fully guaranteed portion of the contract includes a $20 million signing bonus, a $6 million base salary in 2017, and a partial guarantee in 2018. There are annual $500,000 workout bonuses starting in 2018 and offseason roster bonuses in 2020 and 2021. Short was the Panthers franchise player at the time of the new contract. The contract freed up $3.387 million in cap room for 2017.  If using this information please cite OTC as the source and link back to this page if using online and do not lump us in as a "verified report".

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 28 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $10,000,000 6.0%
2018 29 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $17,000,000 9.6%
2019 30 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $17,000,000 8.9%
2020 31 $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $0 $18,000,000 9.0%
2021 32 $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $18,500,000 --
Total $55,000,000 $20,000,000 $3,500,000 $2,000,000 $0 $80,500,000
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Career Earnings: $43,630,336
Career APY: $7,271,723
Potential Earnings: $85,130,336
Total Guarantees: $37,362,986
Largest Cash Payment: $26,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $18,500,000 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Panthers Drafted Expired 2013 4 $4,630,336 $1,157,584 $2,362,986 $4,630,336 100.0% $1,157,584
Panthers Franchise Active 2017 5 $80,500,000 $16,100,000 $35,000,000 $39,000,000 48.4% $19,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Panthers 6 $43,630,336 $7,271,723 $31,630,336 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Panthers $405,000 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $841,879 0.7% $2,152,516
2014 Panthers $615,470 $615,470 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $1,052,349 0.8% $615,470
2015 Panthers $825,940 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $1,262,819 0.9% $825,940
2016 Panthers $1,036,410 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $1,473,289 0.9% $1,036,410
2017 Panthers $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $10,000,000 6.0% $26,000,000
2018 Panthers $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $17,000,000 9.6% $13,000,000
2019 Panthers $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $17,000,000 8.9% $13,000,000
2020 Panthers $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $0 $18,000,000 9.0% $14,000,000
2021 Panthers $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $18,500,000 -- $14,500,000
Total $57,882,820 $21,747,516 $3,500,000 $2,000,000 $0 $85,130,336   $85,130,336

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2013 16 51.1% 14.0%18121.594111001100
2014 16 57.0% 16.2%20193.519.54112001200
2015 16 68.9% 13.4%3619119116184003200
2016 16 72.9% 18.5%302563112173001000
2017 16 70.3% 18.9%24227.535.571500021110
2018 14 58.6% 16.5%29133201271001000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average