Travis Kelce

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $10,718,400
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.65%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.00%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Total Contract Value: $46,842,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,368,400
  • Position Ranking: 2/188 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,517,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 260
  • College: Cincinnati
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 3, #63 overall (Chiefs)
  • Year Signed: 2016 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $10,930,000

Contract Notes

Travis Kelce signed a five year contract extension with the Chiefs on January 26, 2016. The contract is worth $46.8 million with $20 million guaranteed, $10.517 million of which is guaranteed at signing. The guarantee consists of Kelce's 2016 base salary and a $9.842 million. Kelce's 2017 and 2018 salaries are guaranteed for injury and become fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of that respective League Year. The contract contains yearly per game roster bonuses.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201627$675,000$2,144,226$104,000$0$25,000$675,000$2,948,2261.9%
201728$2,700,000$1,968,400$0$500,000$250,000$2,700,000$5,418,4003.2%
201829$6,800,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$6,800,000$9,955,9005.6%
201930$7,500,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$0$10,718,4005.7%
202031$7,250,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$0$10,468,4005.2%
202132$7,750,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$0$9,000,000--
Total$32,675,000$11,986,226$104,000$4,500,000$1,275,000$10,175,000$48,509,326
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Career Earnings: $33,135,716
Career APY: $4,733,674
Potential Earnings: $50,635,716
Total Guarantees: $11,220,304
Largest Cash Payment: $10,646,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $10,718,400 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedRenegotiated20134$3,126,304$781,576$703,304$2,239,71671.6%$746,572
ChiefsExtensionActive20165$46,842,000$9,368,400$10,517,000$30,896,00066.0%$7,724,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs7$33,135,716$4,733,674$31,104,8160.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Chiefs$405,000$175,826$0$0$0$0$498,2380.4%$1,025,716
2014Chiefs$495,000$175,826$16,000$0$25,000$0$711,8260.5%$536,000
2015Chiefs$585,000$175,826$68,000$0$25,000$0$853,8260.6%$678,000
2016Chiefs$675,000$2,144,226$104,000$0$25,000$675,000$2,948,2261.9%$10,646,000
2017Chiefs$2,700,000$1,968,400$0$500,000$250,000$2,700,000$5,418,4003.2%$3,450,000
2018Chiefs$6,800,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$6,800,000$9,955,9005.6%$8,050,000
2019Chiefs$7,500,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$0$10,718,4005.7%$8,750,000
2020Chiefs$7,250,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$0$10,468,4005.2%$8,500,000
2021Chiefs$7,750,000$1,968,400$0$1,000,000$250,000$0$9,000,000--$9,000,000
Total$34,160,000$12,513,704$188,000$4,500,000$1,325,000$10,175,000$50,573,216$50,635,716

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201311400.0%0.2%000.00000.0000
2014160066.3%15.8%6786212.95000.0043
2015160092.2%17.4%7287512.25000.0022
2016160086.6%3.1%85112513.241-5-5.0000
2017150084.7%0.2%83103812.58273.5000
2018160094.9%0.0%103133613.010000.0021
2019160092.6%0.2%97122912.75144.0111

Valuation Diamond

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OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$10,930,000$9,368,400
Injury Adjusted$10,930,000$9,368,400
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.7M $3.3M $5.0M $6.7M $8.3M $5,966,000 $6,100,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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