Rob Gronkowski

Tight End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $6,750,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 4.02%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.12%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.74
  • Total Contract Value: $54,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/293 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,170,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 6″
  • Weight: 265
  • College: Arizona
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 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.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012$540,000$2,090,000$0$30,000$0$2,660,0002.2%
2013$630,000$2,090,000$0$30,000$0$2,750,0002.2%
2014$3,750,000 $3,750,000$1,650,000$0$0$0$5,400,0004.1%
2015$4,750,000 $5,000,000$3,650,000$0$250,000$0$8,650,0006.0%
2016$2,250,000$3,650,000$500,000$250,000$0$6,618,7504.3%
2017$4,250,000$2,000,000$500,000$250,000$0$6,750,0004.0%
2018$8,000,000$2,000,000$750,000$250,000$0$11,000,0006.2%
2019$9,000,000$2,000,000$750,000$250,000$0$12,000,0006.3%
Total$33,170,000$19,130,000$2,500,000$1,310,000$0$55,828,750
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $34,590,000
Years: 7
Career APY: $4,941,429
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedRenegotiated20104$4,440,000$1,110,000$3,360,00075.7%$1,680,000
PatriotsExtensionActive20126$54,000,000$9,000,000$31,230,00057.8%$6,246,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots7$34,590,000$4,941,429$28,558,7500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010Patriots$320,000$440,000$0$0$0$760,000
2011Patriots$450,000$440,000$830,000$0$0$1,720,0001.4%
2012Patriots$540,000$2,090,000$0$30,000$0$2,660,0002.2%
2013Patriots$630,000$2,090,000$0$30,000$0$2,750,0002.2%
2014Patriots$3,750,000 $3,750,000$1,650,000$0$0$0$5,400,0004.1%
2015Patriots$4,750,000 $5,000,000$3,650,000$0$250,000$0$8,650,0006.0%
2016Patriots$2,250,000$3,650,000$500,000$250,000$0$6,618,7504.3%
2017Patriots$4,250,000$2,000,000$500,000$250,000$0$6,750,0004.0%
2018Patriots$8,000,000$2,000,000$750,000$250,000$0$11,000,0006.2%
2019Patriots$9,000,000$2,000,000$750,000$250,000$0$12,000,0006.3%
Total$33,940,000$20,010,000$3,330,000$1,310,000$0$58,308,750 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141582112413.712000.0000
20151572117616.311000.0000
201682554021.63000.0000
201731623814.92000.0010

Financial Reports

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