Kendrick Bourne

New England Patriots, Wide Receiver
Age: 28-361d (Aug 04, 1995)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Eastern Washington
Drafted: Undrafted, SF, 2017
Agent(s): Henry Organ (Disruptive Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,250,000

2024 Cash

$6,500,000

Career Earnings

$21,737,808

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Kendrick Bourne signed a 3 year , $19,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $4,200,000 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000. In 2024, Bourne will earn a base salary of $1,300,000, a signing bonus of $4,200,000 and a workout bonus of $150,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,250,000 and a dead cap value of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $19,500,000
Average Salary:
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,200,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,500,000
Total GTD:
$5,500,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $3,250,000 1.27% $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $6,500,000; $2,800,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $7,900,000 2.89% $6,500,000 $13,000,000 $2,800,000
2026 31 $7,900,000 2.70% $6,500,000 $19,500,000 $1,400,000
2027 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,300,000 $1,400,000 $400,000 $150,000 $3,250,000 1.27% $5,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $6,500,000; $2,800,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $5,500,000 $1,400,000 $850,000 $150,000 $7,900,000 2.89% $2,800,000
2026 31 $5,500,000 $1,400,000 $850,000 $150,000 $7,900,000 2.70% $1,400,000
2027 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,300,000 $4,200,000 $150,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
2025 30 $5,500,000 - $150,000 $6,500,000 $13,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
2026 31 $5,500,000 - $150,000 $6,500,000 $19,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
Contract Notes
  • $5.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • $2.5M of 2025 salary fully guarantees with 800+ receiving yards in 2024
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $50,000 ($850,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 Free Agent

Kendrick Bourne signed a 3 year , $15,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $4,250,000 signing bonus, $7,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $15,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,250,000
Total GTD:
$7,250,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2020-2020

Kendrick Bourne signed a 1 year , $3,259,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including an average annual salary of $3,259,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,259,000
Average Salary:
$3,259,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2017-2019 Rookie

Kendrick Bourne signed a 3 year , $1,670,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including $5,000 signing bonus, $25,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $556,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,670,000
Average Salary:
$556,667
Signing Bonus:
$5,000
GTD at Sign:
$25,000
Total GTD:
$25,000
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$21,737,808

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 22
Active
$470,000
$470,000
2018 23
Active
$555,000
$1,025,000
2019 24
Active
$645,000
$1,670,000
2020 25
Active
$3,259,000
$4,929,000
2021 26
Active
$6,750,000
$11,679,000
2022 27
Active
$4,955,872
$16,634,872
2023 28
Injured
$5,102,936
$21,737,808
Total      
$21,737,808
$21,737,808
2024 29
Active
$6,500,000
2025 30
Active
$6,500,000
2026 31
Active
$6,500,000
Total
$41,237,808
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
22
$465,000
$5,000
$470,000
$470,000
2018
23
$555,000
$555,000
$1,025,000
2019
24
$645,000
$645,000
$1,670,000
2020
25
$3,259,000
$3,259,000
$4,929,000
2021
26
$1,000,000
$4,250,000
$750,000
$750,000
$6,750,000
$11,679,000
2022
27
$3,500,000
$705,872
$750,000
$4,955,872
$16,634,872
2023
28
$4,750,000
$5,102,936
$21,737,808
Total
$14,174,000
$4,255,000
$1,455,872
$1,500,000
$21,737,808
$21,737,808
2024
29
$1,300,000
$4,200,000
$150,000
$6,500,000
2025
30
$5,500,000
$150,000
$6,500,000
2026
31
$5,500,000
$150,000
$6,500,000
Total
$26,474,000
$8,455,000
$1,455,872
$450,000
$1,500,000
$41,237,808

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $4,924,000 $5,000 - - - - $4,929,000
3 $9,250,000 $4,250,000 $1,455,872 - - $1,500,000 $16,808,808

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 SF 9 - 9 COVID-19
2020 SF 10 - 10 COVID-19
2021 NE 16 - 15 COVID-19
2023 NE 9 - 18 Knee (ACL)
  • Mar 21, 2024 Signed a 3 year $19.5 million contract extension with New England (NE)
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 3 year $15 million contract with New England (NE)
  • Mar 17, 2020 Assigned a 1 year $3.259 million tender by San Francisco (SF)
  • Apr 30, 2017 Signed a contract with San Francisco (SF)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 NE 8 5 371 73.00 37 406 4 1
2022 NE 16 2 441 41.90 35 434 1 2
2021 NE 17 5 572 51.80 55 800 5 1
2020 SF 15 5 688 62.90 49 667 2 0
2019 SF 16 475 43.70 30 358 5 0
2018 SF 16 8 606 57.40 42 487 4 1
2017 SF 11 283 25.60 16 257 0 0

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $11,272,042
  • Avg. Salary: $5,636,021
  • NFL Rank: 374
  • WR Rank: 46

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $6,500,000
  • NFL Rank: 331
  • WR Rank: 43

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Kendrick Bourne to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Darius Slayton 2 $12,000,000 $6,000,000 26
DeVante Parker 2 $10,800,000 $5,400,000 30
Kalif Raymond 2 $10,500,000 $5,250,000 29
Josh Reynolds 2 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 26
Averages 2 $9,825,000 $4,912,500 27.8

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Bourne's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
2 $10,692,000 $5,346,000

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Bourne statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Rec Tgt/Gm, Rec/Gm, Rec Yds/Gm, Rec TD/Gm, YAC/GM, Drops/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Rec Tgt/Gm Rec/Gm Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD/Gm YAC/GM Drops/Gm Rating
Darius Slayton
2021-2022
85.29 4.45 2.48 36.66 0.14 11.48 0.41 60.65
DeVante Parker
2021-2022
67.65 5.22 3.09 45.83 0.22 9.26 0.17 73.45
Kalif Raymond
2021-2022
97.06 4.09 2.88 36.12 0.12 14.97 0.09 66.30
Josh Reynolds
2020-2021
84.85 4.64 2.89 36.21 0.14 12.11 0.15 65.85
Average 83.71 4.60 2.84 38.71 0.16 11.96 0.21 66.56
Kendrick Bourne
2022-2023
72.73 4.29 3.00 35.00 0.21 14.67 0.12 65.40
Pct Change -13.12 -6.74 5.63 -9.58 31.25 22.66 42.86 -1.74
Median Prime % Change 1.95%
Average Prime % Change 8.90%

Calculated Market Value: Kendrick Bourne

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
2 years, $11,272,042 $5,636,021
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