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Stephen Gostkowski Embed This

Kicker Age: 35 Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#118 overall), 2006 College: Memphis Agent(s): CAA Sports

Patriots – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Stephen Gostkowski signed a 2 year, $8,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including a $2,400,000 signing bonus, $3,700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,250,000. In 2019, Gostkowski will earn a base salary of $1,100,000, a signing bonus of $2,400,000 and a roster bonus of $750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,050,000 and a dead cap value of $3,700,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $8,500,000
    Signing Bonus $2,400,000
    Average Salary $4,250,000
    Total Guarantees $3,700,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,700,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $1,100,000 $1,200,000 $750,000 $3,050,000 $3,700,000 $4,250,000($4,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-650,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2019 Cap Savings: $650,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $550,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,850,000
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $3,500,000 $1,200,000 $750,000 $5,450,000 $1,400,000 $4,250,000($8,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,050,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,050,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,200,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,250,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3.7M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary + $200,000 of 2020 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $17,200,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $4,300,000
    Guaranteed $10,100,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015 31 $1,800,000 $1,500,000 $200,000 $100,000 $3,600,000 $10,200,000 $8,100,000($8,100,000)
    2016 32 $2,300,000 $1,500,000 $200,000 $100,000 $4,100,000 $6,900,000 $2,607,002($10,707,002)
    2017 33 $2,700,000 $1,500,000 $200,000 $100,000 $4,500,000 $5,800,000 $3,000,000($13,707,002)
    2018 34 $3,200,000 $1,500,000 $200,000 $100,000 $5,000,000 $4,800,000 $3,500,000($17,207,002)
    2019 Free agent year 35 UFA  
    • $10.1M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2015, 2016 salaries)
    • Annual Per Game Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000
    Source: ESPN
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $275,000 - - - - - - $275,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 - - - - - - $360,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $445,000 - - - - - - $445,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 $4,000,000 - - - - - $5,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,700,000 - - $100,000 - - - $1,800,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,100,000 - - $100,000 - - - $2,200,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $100,000 - - - $2,600,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $3,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 $6,000,000 $200,000 $100,000 - - - $8,100,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,300,000 - $200,000 $100,000 - - $7,002 $2,607,002
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,700,000 - $200,000 $100,000 - - - $3,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,200,000 - $200,000 $100,000 - - - $3,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 $2,400,000 $750,000 - - - - $4,250,000
    13 seasons $22,480,000 $12,400,000 $1,550,000 $800,000 - - $7,002 $37,237,002
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $750,000 - - - - $4,250,000
    $25,980,000 $12,400,000 $2,300,000 $800,000 - - $7,002 $41,487,002
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    13 seasons Player Cash Earnings $22,480,000 $12,400,000 $1,550,000 $800,000 - - - $37,237,002
  • 2019 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP Snaps FG Att FG Made FG % PAT Att PAT Made PAT %
    2019 NE 4 4 49 8 7 87.5 15 11 73.3
    2018 NE 16 16 171 32 27 84.4 50 49 98
    2017 NE 16 16 177 40 37 92.5 47 45 95.7
    2016 NE 16 16 176 32 27 84.4 49 46 93.9
    2015 NE 16 16 189 36 33 91.7 52 52 100
    2014 NE 16 16 187 37 35 94.6 51 51 100
    2013 NE 16 16 184 41 38 92.7 44 44 100
    2012 NE 16 16 213 35 29 82.9 66 66 100
    2011 NE 16 16 33 28 84.8 59 59 100
    2010 NE 8 8 13 10 76.9 26 26 100
    2009 NE 16 16 31 26 83.9 47 47 100
    2008 NE 16 16 40 36 90 40 40 100
    2007 NE 16 16 24 21 87.5 74 74 100
    2006 NE 16 16 26 20 76.9 43 43 100
    Totals 204 204 1,346 428 374 87.4 663 653 98.5