DeAndre Hopkins

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Cardinals, WR Age: 30-27d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2013 College: Clemson Agent(s): Self-Repped

Suspended (Suspended)

Hopkins has been suspended for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy and will miss the first 6 games of the 2022 regular season.

 

Cardinals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    DeAndre Hopkins signed a 2 year, $54,500,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $27,500,000 signing bonus, $60,050,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $27,250,000. In 2022, Hopkins will earn a base salary of $6,650,000 and a restructure bonus of $9,466,667, while carrying a cap hit of $17,950,000 and a dead cap value of $33,900,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $54,500,000
    Signing Bonus $27,500,000
    Average Salary $27,250,000
    Total Guarantees $60,050,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $42,750,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Option Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $1,500,000 $5,500,000 - - $7,000,000 $42,750,000 $27,228,881($27,228,881)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $42,750,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-35,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $36,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-29,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $11,750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $31,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-4,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $31,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $4,750,000 $5,500,000 $2,250,000 - $12,500,000 $42,400,000 $13,750,000($40,978,881)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $42,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-29,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $31,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-18,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $19,150,000 2022 Dead Cap: $23,250,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-6,650,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2022 Dead Cap: $23,250,000 2021 Cap Savings: $4,750,000
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $6,650,000 $5,500,000 $2,250,000 $3,550,000 $17,950,000 $33,900,000 $16,116,667($57,095,548)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $33,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-15,950,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $33,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-15,950,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2023 Dead Cap: $22,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,650,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2023 Dead Cap: $22,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,650,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 3 yr, $57,095,548; $22,600,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 31 $19,450,000 $5,500,000 $2,250,000 $3,550,000 $30,750,000 $22,600,000 $19,450,000($76,545,548)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $22,600,000 2023 Cap Savings: $8,150,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $22,600,000 2023 Cap Savings: $8,150,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2024 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2023 Cap Savings: $19,450,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2024 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2023 Cap Savings: $19,450,000
    2024 Contract details by year 32 $14,915,000 $5,500,000 $2,250,000 $3,550,000 $26,215,000 $11,300,000 $14,915,000($91,460,548)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,915,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,915,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,915,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $11,300,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,915,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $42.75M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary + 2021 option bonus)
    • 2021 Option Bonus (2024 option year): $9M (must be exercised the first 10 days of 2021 league year)
      if declined, $9M bonus converts to guaranteed 2021 salary
    • 2022 salary fully guarantees on 3/19/2021 (voided per suspension)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $10.65M (3/20/2022)
    • Player can void 2024 by doing one of these across 2020-2023:
      - 400 receptions
      - 5,000 receiving yards
      - 40 TDs
      - 4 All-Pro selections

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2022

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $81,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $16,200,000
    Total Guarantees $49,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $36,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2013-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,626,702
    Signing Bonus $3,926,692
    Average Salary $1,906,676
    Total Guarantees $6,181,697
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,181,697
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $3,926,692 - - - - - $4,331,692
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $751,668 - - - - - - $751,668
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,098,337 - - - - - $72,307 $1,170,644
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $445,005 - - - - $1,445,005
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $7,500,000 $8,500,000 - - - - $24,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - - - - - $12,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - - - - - $12,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $25,666,667 - - - - $62,215 $27,228,881
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - - - $9,000,000 - $13,750,000
    9 seasons $42,505,005 $37,093,359 $8,945,005 - - $9,000,000 $134,522 $97,677,890
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,650,000 - - - $9,466,667 - - $16,116,667
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $19,450,000 - - - - - - $19,450,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $14,915,000 - - - - - - $14,915,000
    $83,520,005 $37,093,359 $8,945,005 - $9,466,667 $9,000,000 $134,522 $148,159,557
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $36,255,005 $11,426,692 $8,945,005 - - - $72,307 $56,699,009
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 $25,666,667 - - - $9,000,000 $62,215 $40,978,881
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 05/02/2022, 6 games, $5,233,334

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 01/08/2021, $28,075

      Verbal abuse to officials against Los Angeles (LAR)


    • Player contract details by year 12/29/2017, $6,076

      Throwing the ball into the stands against Pittsburgh (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2016, $6,076

      Uniform Violation (improper cleats) against Chicago (CHI)


    • Player contract details by year 12/11/2015, $8,681

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)


    • TOTAL: $5,282,242

  • Transactions

    May 2 2022Suspended 6 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $5.23 of 2022 salary with Arizona (ARI)
    Mar 15 2022Converted a $10.65M roster bonus into signing bonus, clearing $7.1M of cap space with Arizona (ARI)
    Jan 8 2021Fined $28,075 Verbal abuse to officials against Los Angeles (LAR)
    Sep 8 2020Signed a 2 year $54.5 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)
    Mar 16 2020Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Houston (HOU) with 2020 4th round pick (#131 Rashard Lawrence) for David Johnson, 2020 2nd round pick (#40 Ross Blacklock) and 2021 4th round pick (#122 - traded)
    Dec 29 2017Fined $6,076 Throwing the ball into the stands against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Aug 31 2017Signed a 5 year $81 million contract extension with Houston (HOU)
    Sep 16 2016Fined $6,076 Uniform Violation (improper cleats) against Chicago (CHI)
    Apr 15 2016Houston (HOU) exercised a $7.915 million 5th-year option for 2017
    Dec 11 2015Fined $8,681 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)
    Jul 22 2013Signed a 4 year $7.6 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Apr 25 2013Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 1 (#27 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2021 ARI 10 10 10 560 47.8 64 42 572 13.6 57.20 8 0 2 105.2
    2020 ARI 16 16 16 1044 92.3 160 115 1407 12.2 87.94 6 3 1 172.8
    2019 HOU 16 15 15 1000 91.3 150 104 1165 11.2 77.67 7 0 6 164.54
    2018 HOU 16 16 16 1084 99.1 163 115 1572 13.7 98.25 11 2 0 218.5
    2017 HOU 15 15 15 1027 93.2 174 96 1378 14.4 91.87 13 1 5 213.8
    2016 HOU 16 16 16 1087 103.7 151 78 954 12.2 59.63 4 0 4 119.4
    2015 HOU 16 16 16 1153 96.9 192 111 1521 13.7 95.06 11 1 7 218.1
    2014 HOU 16 16 16 1053 95.0 127 76 1210 15.9 75.63 6 2 3 155
    2013 HOU 16 16 16 995 88.8 91 52 802 15.4 50.13 2 1 1 90.2
    Totals 137 136 136 9,003 - 1,272 789 10,581 13.4 77.80 68 10 29 1,457.54