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: 4.23%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.63
  • Total Contract Value: $36,100,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,025,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/194 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 2, #43 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (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

(📝: 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: $41,504,851
Career APY: $5,188,106
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$7,250,00020.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings8$41,504,851$5,188,106$34,254,8510.0%$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 PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111447.0%0.0%262499.63000.0000
20121691.8%3.3%534939.39000.0000
2013840.7%4.2%3031310.43000.0000
2014942.4%0.2%242319.62000.0010
20151682.8%18.2%4949510.15000.0000
20161692.0%15.2%8384010.17000.0000
20171682.6%11.2%565299.48000.0000
20181688.0%16.1%646349.94000.0000

Financial Reports

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