Kyle Rudolph

Tight End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $6,800,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 4.01%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,500,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 2.89%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.81
  • Total Contract Value: $36,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,300,000
  • Position Ranking: 11/236 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,640,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6′ 6″
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014$956,343$1,766,791$0$50,000$0$2,773,1342.1%
2015$4,900,000 $4,900,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,550,0004.6%
2016$5,650,000 $5,650,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$7,300,0004.7%
2017$5,150,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,800,0004.1%
2018$6,025,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$7,675,0004.3%
2019$7,275,000$0$250,000$100,000$0$7,625,0004.0%
Total$29,956,343$6,966,791$1,250,000$550,000$0$38,723,134
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $22,379,851
Years: 6
Career APY: $3,729,975
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Vikings20113$3,156,717$1,052,239$3,623,508114.8%$1,207,836
VikingsExtensionActive20145$36,500,000$7,300,000$18,756,34351.4%$6,252,114
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings6$22,379,851$3,729,975$19,779,851100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Vikings$375,000$466,791$0$0$0$841,7910.7%
2012Vikings$585,448$466,791$0$0$0$1,052,2390.9%
2013Vikings$745,896$466,791$0$50,000$0$1,262,6871.0%
2014Vikings$956,343$1,766,791$0$50,000$0$2,773,1342.1%
2015Vikings$4,900,000 $4,900,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,550,0004.6%
2016Vikings$5,650,000 $5,650,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$7,300,0004.7%
2017Vikings$5,150,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,800,0004.1%
2018Vikings$6,025,000$1,300,000$250,000$100,000$0$7,675,0004.3%
2019Vikings$7,275,000$0$250,000$100,000$0$7,625,0004.0%
Total$31,662,687$8,367,164$1,250,000$600,000$0$41,879,851 

Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201383031310.43000.0000
20147242319.62000.0010
2015164949510.15000.0000
2016168384010.17000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average