T.J. Hockenson

Minnesota Vikings, Tight End
Age: 26-360d (Jul 03, 1997)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Iowa
Drafted: Round 1 (#8 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Neil Cornrich (NC Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$14,041,176

2024 Cash

$10,500,000

Career Earnings

$39,770,107

2023-2027 Extension (CURRENT)

T.J. Hockenson signed a 4 year , $66,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $18,000,000 signing bonus, $40,192,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,500,000. 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 $14,041,176 and a dead cap value of $35,200,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $66,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$18,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$29,292,000
Total GTD:
$40,192,000
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 26 $4,992,000 2.22% $19,392,000 $19,392,000 $29,292,000
2024 27 $14,041,176 5.50% $10,500,000 $29,892,000 $35,200,000
2025 28 $15,100,000 5.53% $11,500,000 $41,392,000 $21,700,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 3 YR, $41,392,000; $7,200,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $19,600,000 6.70% $16,000,000 $57,392,000 $7,200,000
2027 30 $21,600,000 6.90% $18,000,000 $75,392,000 $3,600,000
2028 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 26 $1,392,000 $3,600,000 - - $4,992,000 2.22% $29,292,000
2024 27 $9,900,000 $3,600,000 $441,176 $100,000 $14,041,176 5.50% $35,200,000
2025 28 $10,900,000 $3,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $15,100,000 5.53% $21,700,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 3 YR, $41,392,000; $7,200,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $15,400,000 $3,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $19,600,000 6.70% $7,200,000
2027 30 $17,400,000 $3,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $21,600,000 6.90% $3,600,000
2028 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 26 $1,392,000 $18,000,000 - $19,392,000 $19,392,000 $19,392,000 $15,078,400
2024 27 $9,900,000 - $100,000 $10,500,000 $29,892,000 $14,946,000 $14,000,000
2025 28 $10,900,000 - $100,000 $11,500,000 $41,392,000 $13,797,333 $15,166,667
2026 29 $15,400,000 - $100,000 $16,000,000 $57,392,000 $14,348,000 $17,000,000
2027 30 $17,400,000 - $100,000 $18,000,000 $75,392,000 $15,078,400 $18,000,000
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
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2023 Rookie

T.J. Hockenson signed a 4 year , $19,821,225 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $12,435,436 signing bonus, $19,821,225 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,955,306.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $19,821,225
Average Salary:
$4,955,306
Signing Bonus:
$12,435,436
GTD at Sign:
$19,821,225
Total GTD:
$19,821,225
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$39,770,107

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 22
Injured
$12,930,436
$12,930,436
2020 23
Active
$1,485,965
$14,416,401
2021 24
Injured
$2,563,812
$16,980,213
2022 25
Retained
Active
$2,861,783
$536,111
$19,841,996
$20,378,107
2023 26
Injured
$19,392,000
$39,770,107
Total      
$39,770,107
$39,770,107
2024 27
Active
$10,500,000
2025 28
Active
$11,500,000
2026 29
Active
$16,000,000
2027 30
Active
$18,000,000
Total
$95,770,107
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
22
$495,000
$12,435,436
$12,930,436
$12,930,436
2020
23
$675,000
$810,965
$1,485,965
$14,416,401
2021
24
$850,000
$1,621,930
$91,882
$2,563,812
$16,980,213
2022
25
$428,889
$536,111
$2,432,895
$2,861,783
$536,111
$19,841,996
$20,378,107
2023
26
$1,392,000
$18,000,000
$19,392,000
$39,770,107
Total
$4,377,000
$30,435,436
$4,865,790
$91,882
$39,770,107
$39,770,107
2024
27
$9,900,000
$100,000
$10,500,000
2025
28
$10,900,000
$100,000
$11,500,000
2026
29
$15,400,000
$100,000
$16,000,000
2027
30
$17,400,000
$100,000
$18,000,000
Total
$57,977,000
$30,435,436
$4,865,790
$400,000
$91,882
$95,770,107

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $2,448,889 $12,435,436 $4,865,790 - - $91,882 $19,841,996
2 $1,928,111 $18,000,000 - - - - $19,928,111

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2019 DET 14 - 17 Ankle
2021 DET 15 - 18 Thumb
2023 MIN 17 - 18 Knee (ACL)
  • Aug 31, 2023 Signed a 4 year $66 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Nov 01, 2022 Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Detroit (DET) with 2023 4th round pick (#119 - traded) and 2024 4th round pick (#129 - traded) for 2023 2nd round pick (#55 - traded) and 2024 3rd round pick (#73 - traded)
  • Apr 26, 2022 Detroit (DET) exercised a $9.39M option for 2023
  • Nov 01, 2019 Fined $10,527 Chop Block against New York (NYG)
  • May 09, 2019 Signed a 4 year $19.82 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Apr 25, 2019 Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 1 (#8 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 01, 2019 Chop Block against New York (NYG) $10,527
Nov 10, 2023 Blindside Block against Atlanta (ATL) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 MIN 15 11 790 79.40 127 95 960 10.1 64.0 5 1
2022 MIN 17 14 987 84.60 129 86 914 10.6 53.8 6 1
2021 DET 12 12 658 77.60 83 61 583 9.6 48.6 4 0
2020 DET 16 16 767 73.10 101 67 723 10.8 45.2 6 1
2019 DET 12 7 540 62.90 59 32 367 11.5 30.6 2 0
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