Rob Gronkowski

Tight End

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $9,250,000 (4.53% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $10,000,000 (4.93% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.08
  • Contract Value: $54,000,000 ($9,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,170,000
  • Contract Ranking: 5/194 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2012)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202031$9,000,000$750,000$250,000$9,250,0004.5%
Total$9,000,000$750,000$250,000$9,250,000

Contract Notes

The Buccaneers traded for Gronkowski on April 21, 2020.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.
Career Earnings: $53,918,125
Career APY: $5,990,903
Potential Earnings: $63,918,125
Total Guarantees: $28,930,000
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
BuccaneersExtensionActive20126$54,000,000$9,000,000$13,170,000$00.0%$0
PatriotsExtensionTraded20126$54,000,000$9,000,000$13,170,000$50,558,12593.6%$7,222,589
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%
Buccaneers0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap 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
2020Buccaneers$9,000,000$0$0$750,000$250,000$0$9,250,0004.5%$10,000,000
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
Total$33,940,000$18,010,000$830,000$3,500,000$1,310,000$8,750,000$56,168,125$63,918,125
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

Valuation Diamond

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OTC ValuationAPY
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.8M $3.5M $5.3M $7.1M $8.8M $5,966,000 $5,650,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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