Tyler Kroft

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $4,956,250
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.49%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,900,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.84%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.39
  • Total Contract Value: $18,750,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 16/188 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,300,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 246
  • College: Rutgers
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 3, #85 overall (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $1,636,000

Contract Notes

Tyler Kroft signed a 3 year contract with the Buffalo Bills on March 14, 2019 worth $18,750,000.  The contract includes $6.3 million guaranteed at signing with a total guarantee of $8.3 million.  Kroft has a $2 million (portion of P5 2020 salary) which guarantees into a full guarantee.  Kroft will earn a $2.1 million, $750k, $750k roster bonuses on the 5th day of each league year.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
2019 📝
March 17: $2.1 million roster bonus due
27$1,800,000$800,000$2,100,000$500,000$100,000$3,900,000$4,956,2502.6%
2020 📝
March 22: $750,000 roster bonus due
March 22: $2 million of base salary converts from injury guarantee to full guarantee (skill, cap, injury)
28$4,450,000$800,000$750,000$500,000$100,000$0$6,600,0003.3%
2021 📝
March 17: $750,000 roster bonus due
29$4,700,000$800,000$750,000$500,000$100,000$0$6,850,000--
Total$10,950,000$2,400,000$3,600,000$1,500,000$300,000$3,900,000$18,406,250
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Career Earnings: $11,078,276
Career APY: $2,215,655
Potential Earnings: $22,928,276
Total Guarantees: $6,947,776
Largest Cash Payment: $6,900,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $6,850,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20154$3,001,276$750,319$647,776$4,178,276139.2%$1,044,569
BillsUFAActive20193$18,750,000$6,250,000$6,300,000$6,900,00036.8%$6,900,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals4$4,178,276$1,044,569$4,178,2760.0%$00.0%
Bills1$6,900,000$6,900,000$4,956,2500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Bengals$435,000$161,944$0$0$0$0$596,9440.4%$1,082,776
2016Bengals$540,500$161,944$0$0$10,000$0$712,4440.5%$550,500
2017Bengals$628,000$161,944$0$0$10,000$0$799,9440.5%$638,000
2018Bengals$1,897,000$161,944$0$0$10,000$0$2,068,9441.2%$1,907,000
2019Bills$1,800,000$800,000$2,100,000$500,000$100,000$3,900,000$4,956,2502.6%$6,900,000
2020Bills$4,450,000$800,000$750,000$500,000$100,000$0$6,600,0003.3%$5,800,000
2021Bills$4,700,000$800,000$750,000$500,000$100,000$0$6,850,000--$6,050,000
Total$14,450,500$3,047,776$3,600,000$1,500,000$330,000$3,900,000$22,584,526$22,928,276

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2015160032.9%67.3%1112911.71000.0000
2016142034.5%48.4%10929.20000.0000
2017160085.7%12.2%363519.85000.0000
2018511011.7%10.8%4369.00000.0000
2019115023.1%16.7%67111.81000.0000

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$1,195,000$6,250,000
Injury Adjusted$1,778,864$4,296,875
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.7M $3.3M $5.0M $6.7M $8.3M $5,966,000 $6,100,000

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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