Embed This Rob Gronkowski

Tight End Age: 27 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#42 overall), 2010 College: Arizona Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Rob Gronkowski signed a 6 year, $54,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $12,920,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2017, Gronkowski will earn a base salary of $4,250,000, a roster bonus of $250,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,750,000 and a dead cap value of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $54,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Total Guarantees $12,920,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,920,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2012 Contract details by year 22 $540,000 $2,090,000 - - $30,000 $2,660,000 $14,050,000 $8,570,000($8,570,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2012 Dead Cap: $14,050,0002012 Cap Savings: $-11,390,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2012 Dead Cap: $14,050,0002012 Cap Savings: $-11,390,000 Post-6/1 Release2012 Dead Cap: -2013 Dead Cap: $14,050,0002012 Cap Savings: $2,660,000 Post-6/1 Trade2012 Dead Cap: -2013 Dead Cap: $14,050,0002012 Cap Savings: $2,660,000
    2013 Contract details by year 23 $630,000 $2,090,000 - - $30,000 $2,750,000 $11,420,000 $660,000($9,230,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: $11,420,0002013 Cap Savings: $-8,670,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: $11,420,0002013 Cap Savings: $-8,670,000 Post-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $11,420,0002013 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $11,420,0002013 Cap Savings: $2,750,000
    2014 Contract details by year 24 $3,750,000 $1,650,000 - - - $5,400,000 $8,700,000 $3,750,000($12,980,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $8,700,0002014 Cap Savings: $-3,300,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $8,700,0002014 Cap Savings: $-3,300,000 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $8,700,0002014 Cap Savings: $5,400,000 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $8,700,0002014 Cap Savings: $5,400,000
    2015 Contract details by year 25 $4,750,000 $1,650,000 - $2,000,000 $250,000 $8,650,000 $18,300,000 $15,014,803($27,994,803)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $18,300,0002015 Cap Savings: $-9,650,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $18,300,0002015 Cap Savings: $-9,650,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $8,650,0002016 Dead Cap: $9,650,0002015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $8,650,0002016 Dead Cap: $9,650,0002015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $2,250,000 $1,650,000 $468,750 $2,000,000 $250,000 $6,618,750 $12,150,000 $2,977,829($30,972,632)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $12,150,0002016 Cap Savings: $-5,531,250 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $9,650,0002016 Cap Savings: $-3,031,250 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $6,150,0002017 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $468,750 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $3,650,0002017 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $2,968,750
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $4,250,000 - $250,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $6,750,000 $6,000,000 $4,750,000($35,722,632)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $4,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $4,750,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 6 yr, $35,722,632; $4,000,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 28 $8,000,000 - $750,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $11,000,000 $4,000,000 $9,000,000($44,722,632)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002019 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002019 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $9,000,000 - $750,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $12,000,000 $2,000,000 $10,000,000($54,722,632)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002019 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002019 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $8 million
    • $13.17 million guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2012-14 salaries)
    • $5 million guaranteed for injury
    • 2012 OATSB: $250,000
    • 2012-13 Workout Bonus: $30,000
    • 2015-19 Workout Bonus $250,000
    • 2016 Option Bonus: $10 million/5 years (due 3/8/2016)
    • 2016-17 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 15 LTBE in 2016, 8 LTBE in 2017)
    • 2018-19 Per Game Bonus: $750,000 ($46,875 per game)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,440,000
    Signing Bonus $1,760,000
    Average Salary $1,110,000
    Guaranteed $2,530,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2010 20 $320,000 $440,000 - - $760,000 -
    2011 21 $450,000 $440,000 $30,000 $800,000 $1,720,000 -
    2012 22 $540,000 $440,000 $30,000 - $1,010,000 -
    2013 23 $630,000 $440,000 $30,000 - $1,100,000 -
    2014 24 UFA  
    • $2.59 million guaranteed
    • Signing Bonus: $1.76 million
    • 2011 Incentives: $800,000
    • 2011-13 Workout Bonus: $30,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,760,000 - - - - - $2,080,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - $30,000 - - $800,000 $1,280,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 $8,000,000 - $30,000 - - - $8,570,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $30,000 - - - $660,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - - - - - $3,750,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $250,000 - $10,000,000 $14,803 $15,014,803
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - $468,750 $250,000 - - $9,079 $2,977,829
    7 seasons $12,690,000 $9,760,000 $468,750 $590,000 - $10,000,000 $823,882 $34,332,632
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 - - - $4,750,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $750,000 $250,000 - - - $9,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - $750,000 $250,000 - - - $10,000,000
    $33,940,000 $9,760,000 $2,218,750 $1,340,000 - $10,000,000 $823,882 $58,082,632
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/21/2016, $9,115

      Taunting against Cincinnati (CIN)


    • Player contract details by year 02/06/2015, $8,268

      Role in a brawl at the end of the Super Bowl against Seattle (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 11/21/2014, $8,268

      Unncessary Roughness against Sergio Brown (IND)


    • TOTAL: $25,651

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Rob Gronkowski ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($6,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #206
    New England Patriots: #5
    Tight End: #8

    Total Cash ($4,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #296
    Tight End: #18

    Average Annual ($9,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #127
    Tight End: #4
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum AAV
    Martellus Bennett, NE
    Similarity Score: 92.12%
    16 16 12 870 0.776 73 55 701 12.7 7 0 $2,500,000
    Jimmy Graham, SEA
    Similarity Score: 91.66%
    16 16 15 790 0.743 95 65 923 14.2 6 2 $7,035,000
    Jack Doyle, IND
    Similarity Score: 90.17%
    16 16 14 750 0.684 75 59 584 9.9 5 1 $496,667
    Vance McDonald, SF
    Similarity Score: 88.67%
    11 11 11 442 0.427 45 24 391 16.3 4 0 $6,550,000
    Coby Fleener, NO
    Similarity Score: 88.06%
    16 16 8 663 0.576 82 50 631 12.6 3 2 $7,200,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2016 8 8 6 354 0.316 38 25 540 21.6 3 0 72
    2015 15 15 15 941 0.841 120 72 1176 16.3 11 0 183.6
    2014 15 15 10 825 0.729 131 82 1124 13.7 12 0 184.4
    2013 7 7 6 383 0.393 66 39 592 15.2 4 0 83.2
    2012 11 11 11 733 0.592 80 55 790 14.4 11 1 143
    2011 16 16 16 124 90 1327 14.7 17 0 240.9
    2010 16 16 11 59 42 546 13 10 1 112.6
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • TE Rank: #4

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Gronkowski's current age.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Rob Gronkowski's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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