T.J. Hockenson

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Lions, TE Age: 24-327d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#8 overall), 2019 College: Iowa Agent(s): Neil Cornrich (NC Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    T.J. Hockenson signed a 4 year, $19,821,225 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $12,435,436 signing bonus, $19,821,225 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,955,306. In 2022, Hockenson will earn a base salary of $965,000 and a roster bonus of $2,432,895, while carrying a cap hit of $6,506,754 and a dead cap value of $6,306,753.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $19,821,225
    Signing Bonus $12,435,436
    Average Salary $4,955,306
    Total Guarantees $19,821,225
    Guaranteed at Signing $19,821,225
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 22 $495,000 $3,108,859 - $3,603,859 $19,821,225 $12,930,436($12,930,436)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $19,821,225 2019 Cap Savings: $-16,217,366 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $12,435,436 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,831,577 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,494,648 2020 Dead Cap: $9,326,577 2019 Cap Savings: $-6,890,789 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,108,859 2020 Dead Cap: $9,326,577 2019 Cap Savings: $495,000
    2020 Contract details by year 23 $675,000 $3,108,859 $810,965 $4,594,824 $16,217,366 $1,485,965($14,416,401)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $16,217,366 2020 Cap Savings: $-11,622,542 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $9,326,577 2020 Cap Savings: $-4,731,753 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $9,999,648 2021 Dead Cap: $6,217,718 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,404,824 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,108,859 2021 Dead Cap: $6,217,718 2020 Cap Savings: $1,485,965
    2021 Contract details by year 24 $850,000 $3,108,859 $1,621,930 $5,580,789 $11,712,542 $2,563,812($16,980,213)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $11,712,542 2021 Cap Savings: $-6,131,753 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $6,217,718 2021 Cap Savings: $-636,929 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $8,603,683 2022 Dead Cap: $3,108,859 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,022,894 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,108,859 2022 Dead Cap: $3,108,859 2021 Cap Savings: $2,471,930
    2022 Contract details by year 25 $965,000 $3,108,859 $2,432,895 $6,506,754 $6,306,753 $3,397,895($20,378,108)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $6,306,753 2022 Cap Savings: $200,001 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,108,859 2022 Cap Savings: $3,397,895 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $6,306,753 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $200,001 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,108,859 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,397,895
    2023 Contract details by year 26 $9,392,000 - - $9,392,000 $9,392,000 $9,392,000($29,770,108)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,392,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $9,392,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,392,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $9,392,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Fully Guaranteed
    • 5th-year option available
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 $12,435,436 - - - - - $12,930,436
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $675,000 - $810,965 - - - - $1,485,965
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - $1,621,930 - - - $91,882 $2,563,812
    3 seasons $2,020,000 $12,435,436 $2,432,895 - - - $91,882 $16,980,213
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $965,000 - $2,432,895 - - - - $3,397,895
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $9,392,000 - - - - - - $9,392,000
    $12,377,000 $12,435,436 $4,865,790 - - - $91,882 $29,770,108
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,020,000 $12,435,436 $2,432,895 - - - $91,882 $16,980,213
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/01/2019, $10,527

      Chop Block against New York (NYG)


    • TOTAL: $10,527

  • Transactions

    Apr 26 2022Detroit (DET) exercised a $9.39M option for 2023
    Nov 1 2019Fined $10,527 Chop Block against New York (NYG)
    May 9 2019Signed a 4 year $19.82 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Apr 25 2019Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 1 (#8 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how T.J. Hockenson 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
    2021 DET 12 12 12 658 63.0 83 61 583 9.6 4 0 84.3
    2020 DET 16 16 16 767 73.1 101 67 723 10.8 6 1 108.3
    2019 DET 12 12 7 540 49.0 59 32 367 11.5 2 0 48.7
    Totals 40 40 35 1,965 - 243 160 1,673 10.5 12 1 241.30