• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $10,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 5.56%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $26,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 13.32%
  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $10,000,000
  • Total Contract Value: $80,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,100,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/116 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $35,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 310
  • College: Purdue
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 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”.

Salary Cap Breakdown

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013$405,000$436,879$0$0$0$841,879
2014$615,470 $615,470$436,879$0$0$0$1,052,349
2015$825,940$436,879$0$0$0$1,262,819
2016$1,036,410$436,879$0$0$0$1,473,289
2017$6,000,000 $6,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$10,000,000
2018$12,500,000 $9,000,000$4,000,000$0$500,000$0$17,000,000
2019$12,500,000$4,000,000$0$500,000$0$17,000,000
2020$12,000,000$4,000,000$1,500,000$500,000$0$18,000,000
2021$12,000,000$4,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$18,500,000
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131318121.594111001100
20141420193.519.54112001200
2015163619119116184003200
201616302563112173001000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average
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