Kyle Rudolph

Tight End

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $8,825,000 (4.46% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $7,375,000 (3.35% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Contract Value: $36,100,000 ($9,025,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 5/165 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,750,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$1,750,000$3,450,0001.8%
202031$7,025,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$7,025,000$8,825,0004.5%
202132$7,650,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,450,0005.3%
202233$8,450,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,250,0004.5%
202334$9,850,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,650,0004.8%
Total$34,725,000$7,250,000$1,250,000$500,000$8,775,000$43,625,000

Contract Notes

TE Kyle Rudolph signed a five year contract extension worth $36.5 million with the Minnesota Vikings on July 28, 2014. Rudolph received $12.64 million in full guarantees including a $6.5 million signing bonus and his 2015 and 2016 base salaries. He can earn up to $250,000 in per game active roster bonuses in each extension year and annual workout bonuses of $100,000. Base salaries of the contract are $956,343(2014), $4,900,000(2015), $5,650,000(2016), $5,150,000(2017), $5,650,000(2018), and $6,900,000(2019). The extension adds $1.3 million to Rudolph's existing 2014 salary cap charge.
Career Earnings: $43,504,851
Career APY: $4,833,872
Potential Earnings: $77,879,851
Total Guarantees: $21,640,000
Largest Cash Payment: $10,200,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $11,650,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20114$4,629,851$1,157,463$0$3,623,50878.3%$1,207,836
VikingsExtensionRenegotiated20145$36,500,000$7,300,000$12,640,000$30,631,34383.9%$6,126,269
VikingsExtensionActive20194$36,100,000$9,025,000$9,000,000$9,250,00025.6%$9,250,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings9$43,504,851$4,833,872$37,704,8510.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Vikings$375,000$466,791$0$0$0$841,7910.7%$2,242,164
2012Vikings$585,448$466,791$0$0$0$1,052,2390.9%$585,448
2013Vikings$745,896$466,791$0$50,000$0$1,262,6871.0%$795,896
2014Vikings$956,343$1,766,791$0$50,000$0$2,773,1342.1%$7,506,343
2015Vikings$4,900,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$4,900,000$6,550,0004.4%$5,250,000
2016Vikings$5,650,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$5,650,000$7,300,0004.7%$6,000,000
2017Vikings$5,150,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,800,0004.0%$5,500,000
2018Vikings$6,025,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$7,675,0004.0%$6,375,000
2019Vikings$1,750,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$1,750,000$3,450,0001.8%$9,250,000
2020Vikings$7,025,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$7,025,000$8,825,0004.5%$7,375,000
2021Vikings$7,650,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,450,0005.3%$8,000,000
2022Vikings$8,450,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,250,0004.5%$8,800,000
2023Vikings$9,850,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,650,0004.8%$10,200,000
Total$59,112,687$15,617,164$2,250,000$1,000,000$19,325,000$77,879,851$77,879,851

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201114----47.0%0.0%000.00262499.6300
201216----91.8%3.3%000.00534939.3900
201388040.7%4.2%000.003031310.4300
201497042.4%0.2%000.00242319.6210
2015160082.8%18.2%000.004949510.1500
2016160092.0%15.2%000.008384010.1700
2017160082.6%11.2%000.00565299.4800
2018160088.0%16.1%000.00646349.9400
2019160077.9%17.6%000.00393679.4600
202020066.0%5.9%000.0022814.0000

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$3,890,000$9,025,000
Injury Adjusted$3,890,000$9,025,000
test
OTC Valuation $2.2M $4.3M $6.5M $8.6M $10.8M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $8,613,000 $6,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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