T.J. Hockenson

Tight End

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2028 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $14,041,176 (5.36% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $10,500,000 (5.25% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Contract Value: $66,000,000 ($16,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $29,292,000
  • Contract Ranking: 2/156 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202326$1,392,000$3,600,000$0$0$1,392,000$4,992,0002.3%
2024 📝
March 18: 2025 P5 vests to full gtd
27$9,900,000$3,600,000$500,000$100,000$9,900,000$14,041,1765.4%
202528$10,900,000$3,600,000$500,000$100,000$10,900,000$15,100,0005.8%
2026 📝
March 17: 2026 $2.308M vests
29$15,400,000$3,600,000$500,000$100,000$0$19,600,0006.9%
202730$17,400,000$3,600,000$500,000$100,000$0$21,600,0006.9%
202831Void$0VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$54,992,000$18,000,000$2,000,000$400,000$22,192,000$75,333,176

Contract Notes

T.J. Hockenson signed a four-year, $66 million extension with the Vikings on August 31, 2023. Hockenson has $42.5 million guaranteed, of which $29.292 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Hockenson received an $18 million signing bonus and his 2023 and 2024 base salaries are guaranteed, with his 2025 salary guaranteed for injury before vesting to a full guarantee in 2024. There are annual per game bonuses worth up to $500,000 per year. Another $2.5 million in incentives are available. Details courtesy of Brad Spielberger.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$16.5M
$33M
$49.5M
$66M
20232024202520262027
Cash Due$10,000,000$10,500,000$11,500,000$16,000,000$18,000,000
Running Cash$10,000,000$20,500,000$32,000,000$48,000,000$66,000,000
Career Earnings: $39,678,226
Career APY: $7,935,645
Potential Earnings: $92,816,442
Total Guarantees: $68,934,452
Largest Cash Payment: $19,392,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $21,600,000 (2027)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedExtended20194$19,821,226$4,955,307$19,821,226$536,1112.7%$536,111
LionsDraftedTraded20194$19,821,226$4,955,307$19,821,226$16,888,33185.2%$5,629,444
VikingsExtensionActive20234$66,000,000$16,500,000$29,292,000$19,392,00029.4%$19,392,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings2$19,928,111$9,964,056$5,528,1110.0%$00.0%
Lions3$19,750,115$6,583,372$13,779,4720.0%$5,970,6430.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Lions$495,000$3,108,859$0$0$0$495,000$3,603,8591.9%$12,930,436
2020Lions$675,000$3,108,859$810,965$0$0$1,395,965$4,594,8242.1%$1,485,965
2021Lions$850,000$3,108,859$1,621,930$0$0$2,296,930$5,580,7892.8%$2,471,930
2022Vikings$965,000$0$0$0$0$536,111$536,1110.3%$536,111
2023Vikings$1,392,000$3,600,000$0$0$0$1,392,000$4,992,0002.3%$19,392,000
2024Vikings$9,900,000$3,600,000$0$500,000$100,000$9,900,000$14,041,1765.4%$10,500,000
2025Vikings$10,900,000$3,600,000$0$500,000$100,000$10,900,000$15,100,0005.8%$11,500,000
2026Vikings$15,400,000$3,600,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$19,600,0006.9%$16,000,000
2027Vikings$17,400,000$3,600,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$21,600,0006.9%$18,000,000
2028Vikings$0$0$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$57,977,000$27,326,577$2,432,895$2,000,000$400,000$26,916,006$89,648,759$92,816,442
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2022$5,970,643$2,861,784
Total$5,970,643$2,861,784

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2019124049.0%0.4%000.003236711.5200
2020160073.1%0.2%100.006772310.8600
2021121059.7%0.0%000.00615839.6400
2022170085.4%0.0%000.008691410.6600
2023150070.5%0.0%000.009596010.1500

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$9,884,000$16,500,000
Injury Adjusted$9,884,000$16,500,000
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OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.3M $14.2M $6,604,000 $8,227,624

Weekly Valuation Trends

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