Rob Gronkowski

Tight End

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2022 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,000,000 (1.66% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (2.87% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.67
  • Contract Value: $8,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 9/207 at TE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202132$1,750,000$1,250,000$1,750,000$3,000,0001.7%
2022 📝
February 25: Contract voids
33Void$1,250,000Void$5,000,0002.4%
202334Void$1,250,000Void$00.0%
202435Void$1,250,000Void$00.0%
202536Void$1,250,000Void$0--
Total$1,750,000$6,250,000$1,750,000$8,000,000

Contract Notes

Rob Gronkowski signed a one year, $8 million contract with the Buccaneers. The contract is fully guaranteed. The Buccaneers included four void years for salary cap purposes. The contract will void 23 days before the start of the 2022 league year.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
2021
Cash Due$8,000,000
Running Cash$8,000,000
Career Earnings: $70,168,125
Career APY: $7,016,813
Potential Earnings: $71,918,125
Total Guarantees: $36,930,000
Largest Cash Payment: $15,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $11,671,875 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedRenegotiated20104$4,440,000$1,110,000$2,590,000$3,360,00075.7%$1,680,000
BuccaneersExtensionExpired20126$54,000,000$9,000,000$13,170,000$10,000,00018.5%$10,000,000
PatriotsExtensionTraded20126$54,000,000$9,000,000$13,170,000$50,558,12593.6%$7,222,589
BuccaneersUFAActive20211$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000$6,250,00078.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots9$53,918,125$5,990,903$46,918,1250.0%$2,000,0000.0%
Buccaneers1$16,250,000$16,250,000$10,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Patriots$320,000$440,000$0$0$0$0$760,000--$2,080,000
2011Patriots$450,000$440,000$830,000$0$0$0$1,720,0001.4%$1,280,000
2012Patriots$540,000$2,090,000$0$0$30,000$0$2,660,0002.2%$8,570,000
2013Patriots$630,000$2,090,000$0$0$30,000$0$2,750,0002.2%$660,000
2014Patriots$3,750,000$1,650,000$0$0$0$3,750,000$5,400,0003.9%$3,750,000
2015Patriots$4,750,000$3,650,000$0$0$250,000$5,000,000$8,650,0006.0%$15,000,000
2016Patriots$2,250,000$3,650,000$0$500,000$250,000$0$6,618,7504.1%$2,968,750
2017Patriots$4,250,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$250,000$0$6,687,5004.0%$10,187,500
2018Patriots$8,000,000$2,000,000$0$1,750,000$250,000$0$11,671,8756.5%$9,421,875
2020Buccaneers$9,000,000$0$0$750,000$250,000$0$10,000,0004.9%$10,000,000
2021Buccaneers$1,750,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$1,750,000$3,000,0001.7%$8,000,000
2022Buccaneers$0$1,250,000$0$0$0$0$5,000,0002.4%$0
2023Buccaneers$0$1,250,000$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2024Buccaneers$0$1,250,000$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2025Buccaneers$0$1,250,000$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$35,690,000$24,260,000$830,000$3,500,000$1,310,000$10,500,000$64,918,125$71,918,125
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2019$2,000,000$0
Total$2,000,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----96.3%0.0%122.0190132714.71700
201211----59.2%16.0%000.005579014.41111
201379032.1%0.2%000.003959215.2400
2014150173.0%0.2%000.0082112413.71200
2015151084.1%1.6%000.0072117616.31100
201688031.5%0.7%000.002554021.6300
2017141079.2%1.1%000.0069108415.7810
2018133074.9%0.9%000.004768214.5311
2020160075.3%0.4%000.004562313.8700

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$9,233,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$9,233,000$8,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.0M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $7,403,000 $6,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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