Mike Danna

Edge Rusher

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $4,666,666 (1.85% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $9,000,000 (3.21% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.93
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 42/267 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202427$2,250,000$2,166,666$0$250,000$2,250,000$4,666,6661.9%
202528$5,240,000$2,166,666$510,000$250,000$4,250,000$8,166,6663.1%
202629$8,240,000$2,166,668$510,000$250,000$0$11,166,6683.9%
Total$15,730,000$6,500,000$1,020,000$750,000$6,500,000$24,000,000

Contract Notes

Mike Danna signed a three year, $24 million contract with the Chiefs on April 10, 2024. $13 million is fully guaranteed including a $6.5 million signing bonus. Danna's base salary is guaranteed in 2024 and $4.25 million of the salary is guaranteed in 2025. There are annual per game bonuses in the final two contract years and annual workout bonuses.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
$16M
$24M
202420252026
Cash Due$9,000,000$6,000,000$9,000,000
Running Cash$9,000,000$15,000,000$24,000,000
Career Earnings: $11,754,601
Career APY: $2,938,650
Potential Earnings: $29,254,601
Total Guarantees: $13,263,660
Largest Cash Payment: $9,000,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $11,166,668 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedExpired20204$3,558,660$889,665$263,660$5,254,601147.7%$1,313,650
ChiefsUFAActive20243$24,000,000$8,000,000$13,000,000$6,500,00027.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs4$11,754,601$2,938,650$5,254,6010.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Chiefs$610,000$65,915$0$0$0$638,8560.3%$836,601
2021Chiefs$780,000$65,915$0$0$0$845,9150.5%$780,000
2022Chiefs$895,000$65,915$0$0$0$960,9150.5%$895,000
2023Chiefs$2,743,000$65,915$0$0$0$2,808,9151.3%$2,743,000
2024Chiefs$2,250,000$2,166,666$0$250,000$2,250,000$4,666,6661.9%$9,000,000
2025Chiefs$5,240,000$2,166,666$510,000$250,000$4,250,000$8,166,6663.1%$6,000,000
2026Chiefs$8,240,000$2,166,668$510,000$250,000$0$11,166,6683.9%$9,000,000
Total$20,758,000$6,763,660$1,020,000$750,000$6,500,000$29,254,601$29,254,601

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2020130031.0%9.9%0000000000000
2021170047.7%17.5%11153143101002000
2022133141.0%8.1%9185343100002000
2023161068.5%15.3%32186.5347133000000

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$9,783,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$10,478,184$7,500,000
test
OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $10,000,000

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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