Kyle Rudolph

Tight End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $7,675,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 4.03%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $6,375,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.12%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.83
  • Total Contract Value: $36,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,300,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/39 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,640,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 2, #43 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2014
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 25 $956,343 $1,766,791 $0 $50,000 $0 $2,773,134 2.1%
2015 26 $4,900,000 $4,900,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $6,550,000 4.6%
2016 27 $5,650,000 $5,650,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $7,300,000 4.7%
2017 28 $5,150,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $6,800,000 4.1%
2018 29 $6,025,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $7,675,000 4.3%
2019 30 $7,275,000 $0 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $7,625,000 4.0%
Total $29,956,343 $6,966,791 $1,250,000 $550,000 $0 $38,723,134
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Career Earnings: $34,254,851
Career APY: $4,281,856
Potential Earnings: $41,879,851
Total Guarantees: $12,640,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,625,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,675,000 (2018)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Vikings 2011 3 $3,156,717 $1,052,239 $0 $3,623,508 114.8% $1,207,836
Vikings Extension Active 2014 5 $36,500,000 $7,300,000 $12,640,000 $30,631,343 83.9% $6,126,269
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Vikings 8 $34,254,851 $4,281,856 $34,254,851 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Vikings $375,000 $466,791 $0 $0 $0 $841,791 0.7% $2,242,164
2012 Vikings $585,448 $466,791 $0 $0 $0 $1,052,239 0.9% $585,448
2013 Vikings $745,896 $466,791 $0 $50,000 $0 $1,262,687 1.0% $795,896
2014 Vikings $956,343 $1,766,791 $0 $50,000 $0 $2,773,134 2.1% $7,506,343
2015 Vikings $4,900,000 $4,900,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $6,550,000 4.6% $5,250,000
2016 Vikings $5,650,000 $5,650,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $7,300,000 4.7% $6,000,000
2017 Vikings $5,150,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $6,800,000 4.1% $5,500,000
2018 Vikings $6,025,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $7,675,000 4.3% $6,375,000
2019 Vikings $7,275,000 $0 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $7,625,000 4.0% $7,625,000
Total $31,662,687 $8,367,164 $1,250,000 $600,000 $0 $41,879,851   $41,879,851

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 14 47.0% 0.0%262499.63000.0000
2012 16 91.8% 3.3%534939.39000.0000
2013 8 40.7% 4.2%3031310.43000.0000
2014 9 42.4% 0.2%242319.62000.0010
2015 16 82.8% 18.2%4949510.15000.0000
2016 16 92.0% 15.2%8384010.17000.0000
2017 16 82.6% 11.2%565299.48000.0000
2018 16 88.0% 16.1%646349.94000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average