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Johnny Hekker

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Punter Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Undrafted: 2012, College: Oregon State Agent(s): ProStar Sports Agency

Rams – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Johnny Hekker signed a 5 year, $18,814,715 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including a $2,250,000 signing bonus, $3,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,762,943. In 2020, Hekker will earn a base salary of $3,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,687,000 and a dead cap value of $3,516,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $18,814,715
    Signing Bonus $2,250,000
    Average Salary $3,762,943
    Total Guarantees $3,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,250,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $1,000,000 $495,000 $692,000 $2,187,000 $5,703,000 $3,250,000($3,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $5,703,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-3,516,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $4,703,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-2,516,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,187,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,516,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,187,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,516,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $3,500,000 $495,000 $692,000 $4,687,000 $3,516,000 $3,500,000($6,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,516,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,171,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,516,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,171,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,187,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,329,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,187,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,329,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,500,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $3,750,000 $495,000 $692,000 $4,937,000 $2,329,000 $3,750,000($10,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,329,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,608,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,329,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,608,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,187,000 2022 Dead Cap: $1,142,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,187,000 2022 Dead Cap: $1,142,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,750,000
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $4,064,715 - $692,000 $4,756,715 $1,142,000 $4,064,715($14,564,715)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,142,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,614,715 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,142,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,614,715 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $692,000 2023 Dead Cap: $450,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,064,715 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $692,000 2023 Dead Cap: $450,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,064,715
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $4,250,000 - $450,000 $4,700,000 $450,000 $4,250,000($18,814,715)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $450,000 2023 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $450,000 2023 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $450,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $450,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $4,250,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
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    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2022

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $21,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,475,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $6,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,250,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
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    2015-2020

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $18,000,000
    Signing Bonus $757,755
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $7,379,979
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,979,979
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
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    2012-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,450,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000
    Average Salary $483,333
    Total Guarantees $10,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / RFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $10,000 - - - - - $400,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 $757,757 - - - - - $1,327,757
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,111,111 - $1,111,111 - - - $12,092 $2,234,314
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,222,222 - - - - - - $2,222,222
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $775,000 $2,475,000 - - - - - $3,250,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $790,000 - $1,000,000 - $1,210,000 - - $3,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $2,250,000 - - $3,250,000
    8 seasons $7,338,333 $3,242,757 $2,111,111 - $3,460,000 - $12,092 $16,164,293
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - - - - - $3,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - - - - - $3,750,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,064,715 - - - - - - $4,064,715
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - - - - - $4,250,000
    $22,903,048 $3,242,757 $2,111,111 - $3,460,000 - $12,092 $31,729,008
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,551,111 $767,757 $1,111,111 - - - - $4,442,071
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,787,222 $2,475,000 $1,000,000 - $3,460,000 - - $11,722,222
  • Transactions

    Sep 7 2019Signed a restructured contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
    Apr 11 2018Converted $1.21M of salary into bonus, clearing $968,000 in cap space with Los Angeles (LAR)
    Sep 11 2017Signed a 2 year $8.21 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LA)
    Dec 5 2014Signed a 6 year $18 million extension with St. Louis (STL)
    Apr 28 2012Signed a 3 year $1.45 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP Snaps Att Yds Avg Inside 20 Touchbacks
    2019 LAR 16 16 157 66 3128 47.4 22 5
    2018 LAR 16 16 149 43 1992 46.3 21 2
    2017 LAR 16 16 151 65 3113 47.9 30 4
    2016 LA 16 16 146 98 4680 47.8 51 1
    2015 LA 16 16 165 96 4601 47.9 41 6
    2014 LA 16 16 137 80 3721 46.5 33 5
    2013 LA 16 16 147 78 3609 46.3 19 4
    2012 LA 16 16 140 82 3756 45.8 22 4
    Totals 128 128 1,192 608 28,600 47.0 239 31