Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker

Age: 36
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 15
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $2,734,375 (1.24% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $2,734,375 (1.36% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $2,750,000 ($2,750,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 16/46 at K

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202036$2,000,000$500,000$250,000$2,734,3751.2%
Total$2,000,000$500,000$250,000$2,734,375

Contract Notes

Stephen Gostkowski signed a two year, $8.5 million contract with the Patriots on April 10, 2019. Gostkowski's contract has $5.5 million in guarantees including a $2.4 million signing bonus.Stephen Gostkowski signed a four year contract with the Patriots on July 15, 2015 worth $17.2 million. The contract includes $10.1 million in guarantees, which is made up of a $6 million signing bonus and fully guarateed salaries in 2015 and 2016. In each year of the contract Gostkowski can earn up to $200,000 in per game active roster bonuses.
Career Earnings: $43,495,875
Career APY: $2,899,725
Potential Earnings: $41,495,875
Total Guarantees: $20,525,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,100,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $5,000,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20064$2,035,000$508,750$425,000$2,515,000123.6%$628,750
PatriotsRFAExpired20105$13,600,000$3,400,000$4,000,000$15,359,000112.9%$3,071,800
PatriotsFranchiseExpired20154$17,200,000$4,300,000$10,100,000$17,200,000100.0%$4,300,000
PatriotsUFATerminated20192$8,500,000$4,250,000$5,500,000$3,687,50043.4%$3,687,500
TitansSFAActive20201$2,750,000$2,750,000$500,000$2,734,37599.4%$2,734,375
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots14$40,761,500$2,911,536$38,124,0000.0%$3,200,0000.0%
Titans1$2,734,375$2,734,375$2,734,3750.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2006Patriots$275,000$106,250$0$0$0$381,2500.4%$700,000
2007Patriots$360,000$106,250$0$0$0$466,2500.4%$360,000
2008Patriots$445,000$106,250$0$0$0$551,2500.5%$445,000
2009Patriots$1,010,000$106,250$0$0$0$1,116,2500.9%$1,010,000
2010Patriots$1,759,000$800,000$0$0$0$2,559,000--$5,759,000
2011Patriots$1,700,000$800,000$0$100,000$0$2,600,0002.2%$1,800,000
2012Patriots$2,100,000$800,000$0$100,000$0$3,000,0002.5%$2,200,000
2013Patriots$2,500,000$800,000$0$100,000$0$3,400,0002.7%$2,600,000
2014Patriots$2,900,000$800,000$0$100,000$0$3,800,0002.7%$3,000,000
2015Patriots$1,800,000$1,500,000$200,000$100,000$1,800,000$3,600,0002.5%$8,100,000
2016Patriots$2,300,000$1,500,000$200,000$100,000$2,300,000$4,100,0002.6%$2,600,000
2017Patriots$2,700,000$1,500,000$200,000$100,000$0$4,500,0002.7%$3,000,000
2018Patriots$3,200,000$1,500,000$200,000$100,000$0$5,000,0002.8%$3,500,000
2019Patriots$1,100,000$1,200,000$750,000$0$1,100,000$3,050,0001.6%$3,687,500
2020Titans$2,000,000$500,000$250,000$0$0$2,734,3751.2%$2,734,375
Total$26,149,000$12,125,000$1,800,000$800,000$5,200,000$40,858,375$41,495,875
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2020$3,200,000$2,000,000
Total$3,200,000$2,000,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
201216----43.6%
2013160037.6%
2014160041.2%
2015160038.5%
2016160036.6%
2017160041.2%
2018160039.1%
2019412010.7%
2020150036.5%

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$2,783,000$2,750,000
Injury Adjusted$2,783,000$2,750,000
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OTC Valuation $653.7k $1.3M $2.0M $2.6M $3.3M APY $833.3k $1.7M $2.5M $3.3M $4.2M $2,783,000 $2,750,000

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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