With Le'Veon Bell's arrival, the team officially has five running backs on the 53-man roster, six if you count FB Anthony Sherman. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Of course, Chiefs beat reporters were persistent and got him to answer at a few questions. Weightier matters entirely, and the Chiefs could be in a major hole if the 2021 cap comes in at around $175 million, as anticipated. the Chiefs now have $5.9 million in cap space, others have noted that because the Jets cut Bell, he could claim termination pay. Obviously, there is a catch. It can go no lower than $175 million, but if the NFL’s anticipated revenue shortfall allows for a higher salary cap, that too is possible.

Unfortunately, he tore his ACL during the regular-season finale against the Los Angeles Chargers and missed out on Kansas City's Super Bowl run, but he will be back and hopefully better than ever in 2020.

According to the folks at Over The Cap, the Chiefs have just over $6.2 million in cap space remaining for the 2020 season.

Robinson left college early, is only 25 and has recorded two pretty nice seasons in a row. 10-year extension worth up to $503 million, tore his ACL during the regular-season finale, 22 players ready to make the leap into Year Two.

Official cap space by team (teams 24-32): Usually these players are on their rookie contracts, but sometimes they are signed in free agency to one-year prove-it deals. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.

ATL: 7,530,188 The base salary of the contract will be prorated based on the five games that he has already played for the Jets this season. Kansas City has scouted well and drafted well, and that has led to on-field success. GB: 12,966,433 In Week 2, Hardman caught four passes for 61 yards and a touchdown and then caught two passes for 97 yards and a touchdown the following week. Kansas City Chiefs, Arrowhead Stadium. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with Kansas City Chiefs or NFL Properties LLC.

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As first reported by NFL Network’s Ian … Hardman didn't record a catch in the season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he took advantage of his opportunity when Hill missed time due to injury. The Chiefs can release Speaks before the 2021 season and save $1.3 million. BAL: 13,513,779 If the Chiefs want to secure long-term agreements with Chris Jones and Patrick Mahomes, they’ll need to free up as much cap space as possible. 25. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Kansas City Chiefs and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Now we know: a play that looked like a complete foul-up could easily have snatched victory from the jaws of defeat. It took him some time to get going at the next level, but Robinson has put up career-high numbers in each of the last two seasons. There won't be any Emmanuel Sanders situations here. 27.

That's when he starts to get paid.

Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints make up the bottom-five. Thornhill instantly became an impact player for the Chiefs and helped to define a secondary looking to establish an identity going into the 2019 season.

After this season, most of his money will come from his roster bonus while the base salary slowly increases as well. The Chiefs Could Make Sammy Watkins A Salary Cap Casualty. The way his career has gone to this point seems to take away any confidence in an extension even being considered. The Kansas City Chiefs are going to be forced to make some tough moves following the 2020 season. Kansas City Chiefs news from FanSided Daily, Rajon Rondo’s ‘Motel 6’ room in Orlando looks like no Motel 6 we’ve ever seen, Jason Varitek as an umpire is basically a Saturday Night Fever dance, Shea Patterson's Chiefs career over before it even began, Patrick Mahomes Passes Tom Brady as NFL's Top Merchandise Seller, Chiefs solve backup QB problem by bringing back familiar face, Patrick Mahomes looks like Tiger Woods sinking this insane putt (Video), Top 25 Super Bowl Performances of All Time, Each NHL Team's Most Likely Future Hall of Famer, 30 Greatest Teams in Premier League History, 28 most memorable buzzer beaters in March Madness history.

But according to Fowler’s report, that yearly salary is being pro-rated based on the number of games remaining in the season, meaning that the Chiefs will pay him just $690,000 in 2020 base salary. When can RB Le'Veon Bell begin to practice, play with Chiefs? Fowler reported that there is an offset clause in Bell’s Jets contract that would reduce the guaranteed money he gets from the Jets by whatever he makes with a new team — a clause commonly found in player contracts. The six-reception, 172-yard, two-touchdown performance against the Oakland Raiders in Week 2 last year is still fresh in the minds of Chiefs fans, as it solidified the narrative that Kansas City has a pretty underrated wide receiving corps. Charlotte Hornets: Salary Cap Space 2020; The NBA offseason is upon us and while the circumstances of this year’s free agency window are unprecedented, … When Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy opened his media availability on Friday, he made it abundantly clear that his focus was on the Buffalo Bills.

Below, we will examine the Chiefs' roster to pinpoint the five players who present the biggest "value" for the franchise from a salary cap standpoint. https://chiefswire.usatoday.com/2020/08/07/kansas-city-chiefs-salary-cap-update-following-opt-outs/, $25 million over the cap with the cap set at $175 million, Chiefs DC Steve Spagnuolo praises RB Le'Veon Bell, Chiefs will lean on WR Mecole Hardman in Sammy Watkins' absence, Mike Remmers says Chiefs' pass protection issues are correctable, WATCH: Highlights of new Chiefs RB Le'Veon Bell. Speaks missed out on the excitement of the season and is now facing a crucial season in 2020 to prove himself. LAC: $13,675,35319.

Chiefs fans obviously know who Thornhill is, but the rest of the league is going to find out very soon how special this player is. That is obviously set to change quick after Mahomes signed his 10-year, $450 million extension. According to ESPN analyst Field Yates, the Chiefs currently have just over $13 million in cap space for the 2020 season. We will be referencing Over The Cap for all cap numbers, using each player's 2020 cap hit.

It is also the final year of Speaks’ deal and cutting him for the savings is the obvious move if the team has no intention of signing him to an extension. MIN: 12,495,443

SEA: $14,497,29518. For 2020, Mahomes' base salary is just $825,000 with a prorated bonus of $4.5 million and a $0 roster bonus. According to Field Yates, the New England Patriots have the second-lowest available cap space at $891,775.
Despite there being reports of a bidding war for Bell's services, Brett Veach and his front office managed to get him under contract on a very affordable one-year deal. The Chiefs won’t just magically gain all of this cap space without having to pay it back. Super Bowl 2020 winners Kansas City Chiefs haven't been the most active teams in NFL free agency. Those players are RG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, RB Damien Williams and OT Lucas Niang. Typically, you can find a number of salary cap bargains on every NFL roster. There are, however, conflicting reports about how Bell’s Chiefs deal will affect what the Jets will continue to pay him this season. One hundred and seventy-seven dollars. CAR: $13,177,61921.

The NFL salary cap is set at $198.2 million for the 2020 NFL season. 3 salary cap casualties for the Chiefs after the 2020 season. ... and the Chiefs would only take a $7 million salary cap hit if he was released. With Bell’s cap hit included, the Chiefs now have $5.9 million in cap space. The Kansas City Chiefs recently added free agent RB Le'Veon Bell to the mix after he was released by the New York Jets. Robinson was re-signed to a one-year deal this offseason, and while it wasn't front-page news, it was a solid roster move. 21 among all NFL teams. Believe it or not, however, Charlton actually appeared to rebound last season with the Miami Dolphins. Of course, Bell is still owed money from his 4-year, $52.5 million contract with the New York Jets — including a total of $13 million guaranteed in 2020 and $4 million in 2021. This is because the CBA modifications allow NFL players to opt out of the 2020 season.

ESPN’s Field Yates reported the latest salary cap numbers from the NFL’s internal report.

At that point, all involved will have to have an even sharper contractual eye. Patrick Mahomes was still on his rookie deal and that meant financial flexibility.