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Tyler Kroft Embed This

Tight End Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#85 overall), 2015 College: Rutgers Agent(s): Priority Sports & Entertainment

Bills – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Tyler Kroft signed a 3 year, $18,750,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $2,400,000 signing bonus, $9,050,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,250,000. In 2019, Kroft will earn a base salary of $1,800,000, a signing bonus of $2,400,000, a roster bonus of $2,256,250 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,956,250 and a dead cap value of $4,300,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $18,750,000
    Signing Bonus $2,400,000
    Average Salary $6,250,000
    Total Guarantees $9,050,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,300,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $1,800,000 $800,000 $2,256,250 $100,000 $4,956,250 $4,300,000 $6,556,250($6,556,250)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,300,000 2019 Cap Savings: $656,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,456,250 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,256,250 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $900,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $4,056,250

    Potential Out: 2020, 1 yr, $6,556,250; $1,600,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 27 $4,450,000 $800,000 $1,250,000 $100,000 $6,600,000 $1,600,000 $5,800,000($12,356,250)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $800,000 2021 Dead Cap: $800,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,800,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $800,000 2021 Dead Cap: $800,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,800,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $4,700,000 $800,000 $1,250,000 $100,000 $6,850,000 $800,000 $6,050,000($18,406,250)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,050,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,050,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $800,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,050,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $800,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,050,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $6.3M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 roster bonus + 2019 salary)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $2.1M (guaranteed, paid 3/15/2019)
    • $2M of 2020 salary fully guarantees on 3/22/2020 (guaranteed for injury now)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $750,000 (due 3/22/2020)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $750,000 (due the 5th league day of 2021)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 5 LTBE in 2019)
    • Workout Bonus: $100,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,001,276
    Signing Bonus $647,776
    Average Salary $750,319
    Guaranteed $647,776
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015 22 $435,000 $161,944 - $596,944 $647,776 $1,082,776($1,082,776)
    2016 23 $540,500 $161,944 $10,000 $712,444 $495,832 $550,500($1,633,276)
    2017 24 $628,000 $161,944 $10,000 $799,944 $333,888 $638,000($2,271,276)
    2018 25 $1,897,000 $161,944 $10,000 $2,068,944 $171,944 $1,907,000($4,178,276)
    2019 Free agent year 26 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $647,776 - - - - - $1,082,776
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $540,500 - - $10,000 - - - $550,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $628,000 - - $10,000 - - - $638,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,897,000 - - $10,000 - - - $1,907,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 $2,400,000 $2,256,250 $100,000 - - - $6,556,250
    5 seasons $5,300,500 $3,047,776 $2,256,250 $130,000 - - - $10,734,526
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,450,000 - $1,250,000 $100,000 - - - $5,800,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,700,000 - $1,250,000 $100,000 - - - $6,050,000
    $14,450,500 $3,047,776 $4,756,250 $330,000 - - - $22,584,526
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,500,500 $647,776 - $30,000 - - - $4,178,276
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 $2,400,000 $2,256,250 $100,000 - - - $6,556,250
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Tyler Kroft ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 BUF 3 3 2 82 0.425 5 2 32 16 0 0 3.2
    2018 CIN 5 5 2 116 0.124 6 4 36 9 0 0 3.6
    2017 CIN 16 16 16 829 0.857 62 42 404 9.6 7 0 82.4
    2016 CIN 14 14 11 374 0.344 12 10 92 9.2 0 0 9.2
    2015 CIN 16 16 6 347 0.327 15 11 129 11.7 1 0 18.9
    Totals 54 54 37 1,748 - 100 69 693 10.0 8 0 117.30