Travis Kelce

Tight End

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $11,218,400 (5.05% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $9,250,000 (4.97% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Contract Value: $57,250,000 ($14,312,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 2/164 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202031$8,500,000$0$500,000$250,000$8,500,000$11,218,4005.0%
202132$5,250,000$7,000,000$750,000$250,000$12,250,000$13,250,0007.2%
202233$6,500,000$0$750,000$250,000$0$7,500,0003.3%
202334$12,250,000$0$750,000$250,000$0$13,250,0005.5%
202435$14,000,000$0$750,000$250,000$0$15,000,0005.9%
202536$16,250,000$0$750,000$250,000$0$17,250,000--
Total$62,750,000$7,000,000$4,250,000$1,500,000$20,750,000$77,468,400

Contract Notes

Travis Kelce signed a four year, $57.25 million contract extension with the Chiefs on August 14, 2020. Kelce received $27 million in guarantees, $20.25 million of which is guaranteed at signing. Kelce's 2020 and 2021 base salaries are fully guaranteed. There are per game roster bonuses in every year of the contract.
Career Earnings: $33,104,466
Career APY: $4,729,209
Potential Earnings: $108,604,466
Total Guarantees: $31,970,304
Largest Cash Payment: $17,250,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $17,250,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedRenegotiated20134$3,126,304$781,576$703,304$2,239,71671.6%$746,572
ChiefsExtensionRenegotiated20165$46,842,000$9,368,400$10,517,000$30,864,75065.9%$7,716,188
ChiefsExtensionActive20204$57,250,000$14,312,500$20,750,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs7$33,104,466$4,729,209$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%$3,418,750
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$10,718,4005.6%$8,750,000
2020Chiefs$8,500,000$0$0$500,000$250,000$8,500,000$11,218,4005.0%$9,250,000
2021Chiefs$5,250,000$0$7,000,000$750,000$250,000$12,250,000$13,250,0007.2%$13,250,000
2022Chiefs$6,500,000$0$0$750,000$250,000$0$7,500,0003.3%$7,500,000
2023Chiefs$12,250,000$0$0$750,000$250,000$0$13,250,0005.5%$13,250,000
2024Chiefs$14,000,000$0$0$750,000$250,000$0$15,000,0005.9%$15,000,000
2025Chiefs$16,250,000$0$0$750,000$250,000$0$17,250,000--$17,250,000
Total$81,910,000$8,576,904$7,188,000$6,750,000$2,325,000$30,925,000$108,573,216$108,604,466

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201311400.0%0.2%000.00000.0000
2014160066.3%15.8%000.006786212.9543
2015160092.2%17.4%000.007287512.2522
2016160086.6%3.1%1-5-5.0085112513.2400
2017150084.7%0.2%273.5083103812.5800
2018160094.9%0.0%000.00103133613.01021
2019160092.6%0.2%144.0197122912.7511
202020092.5%1.9%000.00151409.3200

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$10,893,000$14,312,500
Injury Adjusted$10,893,000$14,312,500
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.9M $5.8M $7.8M $9.7M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $8,664,000 $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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