T.J. Hockenson

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Vikings, TE Age: 26-252d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#8 overall), 2019 College: Iowa Agent(s): Neil Cornrich (NC Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    T.J. Hockenson signed a 4 year, $66,000,000 contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings, including an $18,000,000 signing bonus, & $29,292,000 fully guaranteed at signing. The deal lowers his 2023 cap hit by $4.4M, but increasing his cash earnings by $10M. If he's on the roster in March of 2024, another $10.9M becomes fully guaranteed, through 2025. At the time of this signing, a $16.5M AAV makes Hockenson the 2nd-highest average paid Tight End in football, while his $40.192M practically guaranteed ranks 1st.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $66,000,000
    Signing Bonus $18,000,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $40,192,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $29,292,000
    Free Agent: 2028 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster/Gm Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 26 $1,392,000 $3,600,000 - - $4,992,000 $29,292,000 $19,392,000($19,392,000) $19,392,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $29,292,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-24,300,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-13,008,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $14,892,000 2024 Dead Cap: $14,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-9,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2024 Dead Cap: $14,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,392,000
    2024 Contract details by year 27 $9,900,000 $3,600,000 $450,000 $100,000 $14,050,000 $24,300,000 $10,500,000($29,892,000) $14,946,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $24,300,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-10,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $14,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-350,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $13,500,000 2025 Dead Cap: $10,800,000 2024 Cap Savings: $550,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2025 Dead Cap: $10,800,000 2024 Cap Savings: $10,450,000
    2025 Contract details by year 28 $10,900,000 $3,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $15,100,000 $10,800,000 $11,500,000($41,392,000) $13,797,333
    Pre-6/1 Release Today → 03/15/2024 2025 Dead Cap: $10,800,000 2025 Cap Savings: $4,300,000 03/15/2024 → 6/1/2025 2025 Dead Cap: $21,700,000 2025 Cap Savings: $-6,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $10,800,000 2025 Cap Savings: $4,300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2026 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2025 Cap Savings: $11,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2026 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2025 Cap Savings: $11,500,000

    Potential Out: 2026, 3 yr, $41,392,000; $7,200,000 dead cap

    2026 Contract details by year 29 $15,400,000 $3,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $19,600,000 $7,200,000 $16,000,000($57,392,000) $14,348,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2026 Cap Savings: $12,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2026 Cap Savings: $12,400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2027 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2026 Cap Savings: $16,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2027 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2026 Cap Savings: $16,000,000
    2027 Contract details by year 30 $17,400,000 $3,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $21,600,000 $3,600,000 $18,000,000($75,392,000) $15,078,400
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2027 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2027 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $18,000,000
    2028 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $29.292M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary)
    • $10.9M 2025 salary fully guarantees 3/15/2024 (injury guaranteed at signing)
    • 2024-2027 Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
    • Incentives: $2.5M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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    2019-2023Entry Level

    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 2024, Hockenson will earn a base salary of $9,900,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,050,000 and a dead cap value of $24,300,000.
    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
  • 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
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $536,111 - - - - - - $536,111
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $428,889 - $2,432,895 - - - - $2,861,783
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,392,000 $18,000,000 - - - - - $19,392,000
    5 seasons $4,377,000 $30,435,436 $4,865,790 - - - $91,882 $39,770,107
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $9,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $10,500,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $10,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $11,500,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $15,400,000 - - $100,000 - - - $16,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $17,400,000 - - $100,000 - - - $18,000,000
    $57,977,000 $30,435,436 $4,865,790 $400,000 - - $91,882 $95,770,107
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,448,889 $12,435,436 $4,865,790 - - - $91,882 $19,841,996
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,928,111 $18,000,000 - - - - - $19,928,111
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2023, $10,927

      Blindside Block against Atlanta (ATL)


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

      Chop Block against New York (NYG)


    • TOTAL: $21,454

  • Transactions

    Aug 31 2023Signed a 4 year $66 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 1 2022Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Detroit (DET) with 2024 4th round pick and 2023 4th round pick (#119 - traded) for 2024 3rd round pick and 2023 2nd round pick (#55 - traded)
    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)
  • 2024 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
    2023 MIN 15 15 11 790 79.6 127 95 960 10.1 5 1 124
    2022 MIN 17 17 14 987 90.0 129 86 914 10.6 6 1 129.4
    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 72 72 60 3,742 - 499 341 3,547 10.4 23 3 494.70