Josh Kline

Right Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,083,333
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.61%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.85%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.86
  • Total Contract Value: $15,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,166,667
  • Position Ranking: 19/82 at RG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,250,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 310
  • College: Kent State
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2013 Undrafted Free Agent (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,081,000

Contract Notes

Josh Kline signed a 3 year contract with the Minnesota Vikings on March 21, 2019.  The contract is worth $15.5 million with $7.25 million guaranteed at signing.  The guarantee consists of a $4 million signing bonus, full 2019 base salary guarantee, and $1.8 million of Kline's 2020 base salary.  Kline can earn up to $250,000 ($15,625 per game active) in roster bonuses in each year of the contract.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,450,000$1,333,333$250,000$50,000$1,450,000$3,083,3331.6%
202031$4,450,000$1,333,333$250,000$50,000$1,800,000$6,083,3333.0%
202132$4,700,000$1,333,334$250,000$50,000$0$6,333,334--
Total$10,600,000$4,000,000$750,000$150,000$3,250,000$15,500,000
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Career Earnings: $21,298,059
Career APY: $3,042,580
Potential Earnings: $28,944,412
Total Guarantees: $18,014,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,250,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $6,333,334 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsUDFATerminated20133$1,489,000$496,333$14,000$14,0000.9%$0
PatriotsSFATerminated20133$1,485,000$495,000$0$23,8241.6%$0
PatriotsPracticeRenegotiated20131$102,000$102,000$0$65,82364.5%$0
PatriotsSFARenegotiated20133$1,485,000$495,000$0$709,41247.8%$354,706
TitansExtensionExpired20152$3,300,000$1,650,000$750,000$4,150,000125.8%$2,075,000
PatriotsExtensionTerminated20153$3,300,000$1,650,000$750,000$1,335,00040.5%$1,335,000
TitansUFATerminated20184$26,000,000$6,500,000$9,250,000$9,250,00035.6%$9,250,000
VikingsSFAActive20193$15,500,000$5,166,667$7,250,000$5,750,00037.1%$5,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots3$2,148,059$716,020$1,544,4120.0%$603,6470.0%
Titans3$13,400,000$4,466,667$9,900,0000.0%$3,500,0000.0%
Vikings1$5,750,000$5,750,000$3,083,3330.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Patriots$405,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$214,4120.2%$214,412
2014Patriots$495,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$495,0000.4%$495,000
2015Patriots$585,000$250,000$0$0$0$0$0$835,0000.6%$1,335,000
2016Titans$950,000$0$0$0$0$800,000$0$1,750,0001.1%$1,750,000
2017Titans$1,400,000$0$0$200,000$0$800,000$0$2,400,0001.4%$2,400,000
2018Titans$2,500,000$500,000$2,750,000$0$0$0$5,250,000$5,750,0003.2%$7,250,000
2019Vikings$1,450,000$1,333,333$0$250,000$50,000$0$1,450,000$3,083,3331.6%$5,750,000
2020Vikings$4,450,000$1,333,333$0$250,000$50,000$0$1,800,000$6,083,3333.0%$4,750,000
2021Vikings$4,700,000$1,333,334$0$250,000$50,000$0$0$6,333,334--$5,000,000
Total$16,935,000$4,750,000$2,750,000$950,000$150,000$1,600,000$8,500,000$26,944,412$28,944,412
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2013$11,333$14,000
Patriots2013$89,647$89,647
Patriots2014$2,667$0
Patriots2016$250,000$0
Patriots2017$250,000$0
Titans2019$3,500,000$2,000,000
Total$4,103,647$2,103,647

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20137009.4%4.2%
2014120425.5%16.7%
2015142077.2%7.5%
2016140287.3%5.0%
2017160099.9%15.8%
2018160098.9%14.6%
2019133071.6%13.1%

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$1,936,000$5,166,667
Injury Adjusted$2,853,538$4,197,917
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.8M $5.7M $7.7M $9.6M APY $2.3M $4.7M $7.0M $9.4M $11.7M $5,161,000 $5,250,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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