Kyle Rudolph

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,550,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.85%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $9,350,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.64%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.63
  • Total Contract Value: $36,100,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,025,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/188 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 2, #43 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $7,226,000

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.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,750,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$1,750,000$3,550,0001.9%
202031$7,025,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,450,0004.7%
202132$7,650,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,450,000--
202233$8,450,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,250,000--
202334$9,850,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,650,000--
Total$34,725,000$7,250,000$1,250,000$500,000$1,750,000$44,350,000
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Career Earnings: $43,604,851
Career APY: $4,844,983
Potential Earnings: $77,979,851
Total Guarantees: $21,640,000
Largest Cash Payment: $10,200,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Hit: $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$9,350,00025.9%$9,350,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings9$43,604,851$4,844,983$37,804,8510.0%$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$6,550,0004.6%$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$6,800,0004.1%$5,500,000
2018Vikings$6,025,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$7,675,0004.3%$6,375,000
2019Vikings$1,750,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$1,750,000$3,550,0001.9%$9,350,000
2020Vikings$7,025,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,450,0004.7%$7,375,000
2021Vikings$7,650,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,450,000--$8,000,000
2022Vikings$8,450,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,250,000--$8,800,000
2023Vikings$9,850,000$1,450,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,650,000--$10,200,000
Total$59,112,687$15,617,164$2,250,000$1,000,000$12,300,000$78,604,851$77,979,851

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201114----47.0%0.0%262499.63000.0000
201216----91.8%3.3%534939.39000.0000
201388040.7%4.2%3031310.43000.0000
201497042.4%0.2%242319.62000.0010
2015160082.8%18.2%4949510.15000.0000
2016160092.0%15.2%8384010.17000.0000
2017160082.6%11.2%565299.48000.0000
2018160088.0%16.1%646349.94000.0000
2019160077.9%17.6%393679.46000.0000

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$6,775,000$9,025,000
Injury Adjusted$6,775,000$9,025,000
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.7M $3.3M $5.0M $6.7M $8.3M $5,966,000 $6,100,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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