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Tyler Kroft

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Bills, TE 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 2020, Kroft will earn a base salary of $3,400,000, a roster bonus of $312,500 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,412,500 and a dead cap value of $5,000,000.

    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: 2021 / 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 $2,412,500 $100,000 $5,112,500 $4,300,000 $6,727,947($6,727,947)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,300,000 2019 Cap Savings: $812,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,612,500 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,412,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $900,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $4,212,500

    Potential Out: 2020, 1 yr, $6,727,947; $5,000,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 27 $3,400,000 $1,600,000 $312,500 $100,000 $5,412,500 $5,000,000 $3,812,500($10,540,447)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $412,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,812,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $412,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $3,812,500
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $4,700,000 $800,000 $1,250,000 $100,000 $6,850,000 $800,000 $6,050,000($16,590,447)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0
    2021 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, 10 LTBE in 2020)
    • Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2020 salary fully guaranteed per restructure
    • 2021 automatically voids
    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
    Total Guarantees $647,776
    Guaranteed at Signing $647,776
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    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 $2,412,500 $100,000 - - $15,447 $6,727,947
    5 seasons $5,300,500 $3,047,776 $2,412,500 $130,000 - - $15,447 $10,906,223
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,000 - $312,500 $100,000 - - - $3,812,500
    $8,700,500 $3,047,776 $2,725,000 $230,000 - - $15,447 $14,718,723
    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 $2,412,500 $100,000 - - - $6,727,947
  • Transactions

    Mar 11 2019Signed a 3 year $18.75 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    May 28 2015Signed a 4 year $3.001 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 1 2015Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 3 (#85 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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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 10 10 3 230 21.0 14 6 71 11.8 1 0 13.1
    2018 CIN 5 5 2 116 11.6 6 4 36 9 0 0 3.6
    2017 CIN 16 16 16 829 85.7 62 42 404 9.6 7 0 82.4
    2016 CIN 14 14 11 374 34.4 12 10 92 9.2 0 0 9.2
    2015 CIN 16 16 6 347 32.7 15 11 129 11.7 1 0 18.9
    Totals 61 61 38 1,896 - 109 73 732 10.0 9 0 127.20