Rob Gronkowski

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $11,859,375
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.14%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 7.52%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Total Contract Value: $54,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/33 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,170,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 265
  • College: Arizona
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 2, #42 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2012
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

TE Rob Gronkowski signed a 6 year extension worth $54 million with the New England Patriots on June 8, 2012. The contract contains $13.17 million in full guarantees and $18 million in partial guarantees. Gronkowski received a signing bonus of $8 million. The Patriots hold a $10 million dollar option in 2016. Gronkowki will receive roster bonuses of $500,000 in 2016 and 2017 and $750,000 in 2018 and 2019 for every game in which he is active and $250,000 workout bonuses in each year of his contract.

Per Adam Schefter, the Patriots agreed to add $5.5M in incentives into Gronkowski's contract for the 2017 league year on May 23, 2017. The incentive structure is as follows: $1.5M for 70% playtime, 60 catches, 800 yards, or 10 touchdowns; $3,5M for 80% playtime and 70 receptions, 1,000 yards or 12 touchdowns; $5.5 million for 90% playtime, 1,200 receiving yards or All Pro honors.

On August 30, 2018 the New England Patriots revised Gronkowski's contract adding another $1 million to the per game roster bonus pay ($109,375 per game active) and available incentives totaling $3.3 million (considered NLTBE) through receptions, yards, touchdowns.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 23 $540,000 $2,090,000 $0 $30,000 $0 $2,660,000 2.2%
2013 24 $630,000 $2,090,000 $0 $30,000 $0 $2,750,000 2.2%
2014 25 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $1,650,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,400,000 4.1%
2015 26 $4,750,000 $5,000,000 $3,650,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $8,650,000 6.0%
2016 27 $2,250,000 $3,650,000 $500,000 $250,000 $0 $6,618,750 4.3%
2017 28 $4,250,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $250,000 $0 $6,687,500 4.0%
2018 29 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,750,000 $250,000 $0 $11,671,875 6.6%
2019 30 $9,000,000 $2,000,000 $750,000 $250,000 $0 $11,859,375 6.2%
Total $33,170,000 $19,130,000 $3,500,000 $1,310,000 $0 $56,297,500
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Career Earnings: $54,449,375
Career APY: $6,049,931
Potential Earnings: $64,449,375
Total Guarantees: $15,760,000
Largest Cash Payment: $15,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,859,375 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots Drafted Renegotiated 2010 4 $4,440,000 $1,110,000 $2,590,000 $3,360,000 75.7% $1,680,000
Patriots Extension Active 2012 6 $54,000,000 $9,000,000 $13,170,000 $51,089,375 94.6% $7,298,482
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 9 $54,449,375 $6,049,931 $46,918,125 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2010 Patriots $320,000 $440,000 $0 $0 $0 $760,000 -- $2,080,000
2011 Patriots $450,000 $440,000 $830,000 $0 $0 $1,720,000 1.4% $1,280,000
2012 Patriots $540,000 $2,090,000 $0 $30,000 $0 $2,660,000 2.2% $8,570,000
2013 Patriots $630,000 $2,090,000 $0 $30,000 $0 $2,750,000 2.2% $660,000
2014 Patriots $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $1,650,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,400,000 4.1% $4,000,000
2015 Patriots $4,750,000 $5,000,000 $3,650,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $8,650,000 6.0% $15,000,000
2016 Patriots $2,250,000 $3,650,000 $500,000 $250,000 $0 $6,618,750 4.3% $3,000,000
2017 Patriots $4,250,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $250,000 $0 $6,687,500 4.0% $10,187,500
2018 Patriots $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,750,000 $250,000 $0 $11,671,875 6.6% $9,671,875
2019 Patriots $9,000,000 $2,000,000 $750,000 $250,000 $0 $11,859,375 6.2% $10,000,000
Total $33,940,000 $20,010,000 $4,330,000 $1,310,000 $0 $58,777,500   $64,449,375

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 16 96.3% 0.0%90132714.717122.0100
2012 11 59.2% 16.0%5579014.411000.0011
2013 7 32.1% 0.2%3959215.24000.0000
2014 15 73.0% 0.2%82112413.712000.0000
2015 15 84.1% 1.6%72117616.311000.0000
2016 8 31.5% 0.7%2554021.63000.0000
2017 14 79.2% 1.1%69108415.78000.0010
2018 13 74.9% 0.9%4768214.53000.0011

Financial Reports

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