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DeAndre Hopkins

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Cardinals, WR Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2013 College: Clemson Agent(s): Self-Repped

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  • 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 2020, Hopkins will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $27,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,000,000 and a dead cap value of $42,750,000.

    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 Roster Option Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $1,500,000 $5,500,000 - - $7,000,000 $42,750,000 $29,000,000($29,000,000)
    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 $35,750,000 $13,750,000($42,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $35,750,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-23,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $31,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-18,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $12,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $23,250,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 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 $10,650,000 $2,250,000 $25,050,000 $23,250,000 $17,300,000($60,050,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $23,250,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $23,250,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2023 Dead Cap: $15,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $17,300,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2023 Dead Cap: $15,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $17,300,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 3 yr, $60,050,000; $15,500,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 31 $19,450,000 $5,500,000 - $2,250,000 $27,200,000 $15,500,000 $19,450,000($79,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $15,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $11,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $15,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $11,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2024 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2023 Cap Savings: $19,450,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2024 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2023 Cap Savings: $19,450,000
    2024 Contract details by year 32 $14,915,000 $5,500,000 - $2,250,000 $22,665,000 $7,750,000 $14,915,000($94,415,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,915,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,915,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,915,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 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 the 5th league day of 2021
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $10.65M (5th league day of 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.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 -($0)

    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 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 $27,500,000 - - - - - $29,000,000
    8 seasons $37,755,005 $38,926,692 $8,945,005 - - - $72,307 $85,699,009
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - - - $9,000,000 - $13,750,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,650,000 - $10,650,000 - - - - $17,300,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $19,450,000 - - - - - - $19,450,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $14,915,000 - - - - - - $14,915,000
    $83,520,005 $38,926,692 $19,595,005 - - $9,000,000 $72,307 $151,114,009
    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 - - - - $56,699,009
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $27,500,000 - - - - - $29,000,000
  • Fines

    • 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: $20,833

  • Transactions

    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, 2021 4th round pick and 2020 2nd round pick (#40 Ross Blacklock)
    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)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how DeAndre Hopkins ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($0) Rank
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    Arizona Cardinals: #
    Wide Receiver: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Wide Receiver: #

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Wide Receiver: #
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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
    2020 ARI 11 11 11 730 93.0 103 77 967 12.6 87.91 4 1 1 118.7
    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 122 121 121 8,129 - 1,151 709 9,569 13.5 79.08 58 8 27 1,298.24
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $46,618,506
    • Avg. Salary: $23,309,253
    • NFL Rank: 17
    • WR Rank: 1

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2023
    • Avg. Salary: $16,200,000
    • NFL Rank: 52
    • WR Rank: 8

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare DeAndre Hopkins to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Julio Jones 3 $66,000,000 $22,000,000 30
    Amari Cooper 5 $100,000,000 $20,000,000 25
    Michael Thomas 5 $96,250,000 $19,250,000 25
    Mike Evans 5 $82,500,000 $16,500,000 24
    Averages 4.5 $86,187,500 $19,152,778 26


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Hopkins's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    4 $83,534,484 $20,883,621


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Hopkins statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Receiving Targets, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving Touchdowns, Yards After Catch, Dropped Passes, Rating

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped Rating
    Julio Jones 2017-2018, ATL 100 9.94 6.28 97.53 0.34 4.8 0.5 91.3
    Amari Cooper 2018-2019, DAL 96.88 7.29 4.97 70.74 0.48 3.75 0.29 81
    Michael Thomas 2017-2018, NO 100 9.25 7.16 82.81 0.44 4.15 0.16 90.95
    Mike Evans 2016-2017, TB 96.88 9.97 5.39 74.9 0.55 1.75 0.35 85.5
    Average 98.44 9.11 5.95 81.50 0.45 3.61 0.33 87.19
    DeAndre Hopkins 2018-2019 96.88 10.1 7.06 88.29 0.58 3.55 0.19 89.9
    % Change -1.58% 10.87% 18.66% 8.33% 28.89% -1.66% 42.42% 3.11%
    Median Prime % Change 9.60%
    Average Prime % Change 13.63%


    Calculated Market Value: DeAndre Hopkins

    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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    2 years, $46,618,506 $23,309,253