Johnny Hekker

Age: 34-171d (Feb 08, 1990)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: US
College: Oregon State
Drafted: Undrafted, STL, 2012
Agent(s): Paul Sheehy (ProStar Sports Agency)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,733,667

2024 Cash

$1,750,000

Career Earnings

$29,301,316

2022-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Johnny Hekker signed a 3 year , $7,620,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including $4,870,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,540,000. In 2024, Hekker will earn a base salary of $1,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,733,667 and a dead cap value of $1,934,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $7,620,000
Average Salary:
$2,540,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$4,870,000
Total GTD:
$4,870,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 32 $1,786,666 0.86% $3,120,000 $3,120,000 $4,870,000
2023 33 $2,148,666 0.96% $2,750,000 $5,870,000 $4,083,334
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $5,870,000; $1,934,667 DEAD CAP
2024 34 $2,733,667 1.07% $1,750,000 $7,620,000 $1,934,667
2025 35
Void
UFA
$951,000 0.35% - - $951,000
2026
Void
$317,000 0.11% - - -
2027
Void
$317,000 0.10% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 32 $1,120,000 $666,666 - $1,786,666 0.86% $4,870,000
2023 33 $1,165,000 $666,666 $317,000 $2,148,666 0.96% $4,083,334
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $5,870,000; $1,934,667 DEAD CAP
2024 34 $1,750,000 $666,667 $317,000 $2,733,667 1.07% $1,934,667
2025 35
Void
UFA
- - $317,000 $951,000 0.35% $951,000
2026
Void
- - $317,000 $317,000 0.11% -
2027
Void
- - $317,000 $317,000 0.10% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 32 $1,120,000 $2,000,000 - $3,120,000 $3,120,000 $3,120,000 $2,540,000
2023 33 $1,165,000 - $1,585,000 $2,750,000 $5,870,000 $2,935,000 $2,250,000
2024 34 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $7,620,000 $2,540,000 $1,750,000
2025 35
Void
- - - - - - -
2026 36
Void
- - - - - - -
2027 37
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $4.87M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $1M (March 2023)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2023 Extension

Johnny Hekker signed a 5 year , $18,814,715 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $2,250,000 signing bonus, $3,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,762,943.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $18,814,715
Average Salary:
$3,762,943
Signing Bonus:
$2,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,250,000
Total GTD:
$3,250,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2017-2022

Johnny Hekker signed a 6 year , $21,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $2,475,000 signing bonus, $6,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $21,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,475,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,250,000
Total GTD:
$6,250,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2015-2020 Extension

Johnny Hekker signed a 6 year , $18,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Rams, including $757,755 signing bonus, $7,379,979 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $18,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$757,755
GTD at Sign:
$2,979,979
Total GTD:
$7,379,979
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2012-2014 Rookie

Johnny Hekker signed a 3 year , $1,450,000 contract with the St. Louis Rams, including $10,000 signing bonus, $10,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $483,333.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,450,000
Average Salary:
$483,333
Signing Bonus:
$10,000
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$10,000
Free Agent:
2015 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$29,301,316

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 22
Active
$400,000
$400,000
2013 23
Active
$480,000
$880,000
2014 24
Active
$1,327,757
$2,207,757
2015 25
Active
$2,234,314
$4,442,071
2016 26
Active
$2,222,222
$6,664,293
2017 27
Active
$3,250,000
$9,914,293
2018 28
Active
$3,000,000
$12,914,293
2019 29
Active
$3,250,000
$16,164,293
2020 30
Active
$3,517,023
$19,681,316
2021 31
Active
$3,750,000
$23,431,316
Champion
2022 32
Active
$3,120,000
$26,551,316
2023 33
Active
$2,750,000
$29,301,316
Total      
$29,301,316
$29,301,316
2024 34
Active
$1,750,000
Total
$31,051,316
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
22
$390,000
$10,000
$400,000
$400,000
2013
23
$480,000
$480,000
$880,000
2014
24
$570,000
$757,757
$1,327,757
$2,207,757
2015
25
$1,111,111
$1,111,111
$12,092
$2,234,314
$4,442,071
2016
26
$2,222,222
$2,222,222
$6,664,293
2017
27
$775,000
$2,475,000
$3,250,000
$9,914,293
2018
28
$790,000
$1,210,000
$1,000,000
$3,000,000
$12,914,293
2019
29
$1,000,000
$2,250,000
$3,250,000
$16,164,293
2020
30
$3,500,000
$17,023
$3,517,023
$19,681,316
2021
31
$2,500,000
$1,250,000
$3,750,000
$23,431,316
2022
32
$1,120,000
$2,000,000
$3,120,000
$26,551,316
2023
33
$1,165,000
$1,585,000
$2,750,000
$29,301,316
Total
$15,623,333
$5,242,757
$6,295,000
$2,111,111
$29,115
$29,301,316
$29,301,316
2024
34
$1,750,000
$1,750,000
Total
$17,373,333
$5,242,757
$6,295,000
$2,111,111
$29,115
$31,051,316

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
10 $13,338,333 $3,242,757 $2,111,111 $4,710,000 - $29,115 $23,431,316
2 $2,285,000 $2,000,000 - $1,585,000 - - $5,870,000
  • Mar 16, 2023 Converted $585,000 of 2023 salary plus a $1M roster bonus into signing bonus, adding 3 void years, clearing $1.268M of cap with Carolina (CAR)
  • Mar 18, 2022 Signed a 3 year $7.62 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Mar 15, 2022 Released by Los Angeles (LAR), clearing $2.05M of cap
  • Sep 07, 2019 Signed a restructured contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Apr 11, 2018 Converted $1.21M of salary into bonus, clearing $968,000 in cap space with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Sep 11, 2017 Signed a 2 year $8.21 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LA)
  • Dec 05, 2014 Signed a 6 year $18 million extension with St. Louis (STL)
  • Apr 28, 2012 Signed a 3 year $1.45 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
Year Team GP Snaps Snaps% ATT YDS AVG Inside 20 Touchbacks
2023 CAR 17 133 0.00 82 3,838 46.8 25 5
2022 CAR 17 154 0.00 81 3,925 48.5 39 6
2021 LAR 17 116 0.00 51 2,252 44.2 23 1
2020 LAR 16 134 0.00 68 3,099 45.6 28 5
2019 LAR 16 157 0.00 66 3,128 47.4 22 5
2018 LAR 16 149 0.00 43 1,992 46.3 21 2
2017 LAR 16 151 0.00 65 3,113 47.9 30 4
2016 LA 16 146 0.00 98 4,680 47.8 51 1
2015 LA 16 165 0.00 96 4,601 47.9 41 6
2014 LA 16 137 0.00 80 3,721 46.5 33 5
2013 LA 16 147 0.00 78 3,609 46.3 19 4
2012 LA 16 140 0.00 82 3,756 45.8 22 4
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