Rob Gronkowski
Tight End
Drafted: Round 2 (#42 overall), 2010
Experience: 9 Years
College: Arizona
Contract: 6 yr(s)
$54,000,000
Signing Bonus $8,000,000 AAV$9,000,000 G'teed:$12,920,000 Free Agent:2021 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2012 Contract details by year 23 $540,000 $2,090,000 - - $30,000 $2,660,000 $14,050,000
2013 Contract details by year 24 $630,000 $2,090,000 - - $30,000 $2,750,000 $11,420,000
2014 Contract details by year 25 $3,750,000 $1,650,000 - - - $5,400,000 $8,700,000
2015 Contract details by year 26 $4,750,000 $1,650,000 - $2,000,000 $250,000 $8,650,000 $18,300,000
2016 Contract details by year 27 $2,250,000 $1,650,000 $468,750 $2,000,000 $250,000 $6,618,750 $12,150,000
2017 Contract details by year 28 $4,000,000 - $250,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $6,500,000 $10,500,000
2018 Contract details by year 29 $8,000,000 - $609,375 $2,000,000 $250,000 $10,859,375 $12,250,000
2020 Contract details by year 31 $9,000,000 - - - $250,000 $9,250,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • Signing Bonus: $8 million
  • $13.17 million guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2012-14 salaries)
  • $5 million guaranteed for injury
  • 2012 OATSB: $250,000
  • 2012-13 Workout Bonus: $30,000
  • 2015-19 Workout Bonus $250,000
  • 2016 Option Bonus: $10 million/5 years (due 3/8/2016)
  • 2016-17 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 15 LTBE in 2016, 8 LTBE in 2017)
  • 2018 Per Game Bonus: $109,375 ($1.75M, 14 LTBE)
  • 2019 Per Game Bonus: $750,000 ($46,875 per game)
  • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000, 0 LTBE)
  • 2017 Incentives (all NLTBE)
    70% snaps OR 60 rec/800 yards OR 10 TD: $1M
    80% snaps OR 70 rec OR 1,000 yards OR 12 TD: $3M
    90% snaps OR 80 rec/ 1,200 yards, 14 TD OR All Pro selection: $5.5M
  • 2018 NLTBE Incentives, $1.1M each (max $3.3M)
    70 catches 
    80% offensive snaps
    9 receiving TDs
    1,085 Receiving Yards
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,760,000 - $2,080,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - $1,280,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 $8,000,000 - $8,570,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $660,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $15,014,803
2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - $727,829 $2,977,829
2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $6,187,500 $10,187,500
2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $859,375 $8,859,375
9 seasons $24,690,000 $9,760,000 $18,929,507 $53,379,507

Cap Hit

#4
Tight End
#7
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
#175
NFL

AAV

#3
Tight End
#202
NFL

Cash

#3
Tight End
#187
NFL
  • Apr 21 2020

    Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from New England (NE) with 2020 7th round pick (#241) for 2020 4th round pick (#139 - traded)

  • Mar 24 2019

    Retired from Professional Football, clearing $9.85M Of cap

  • Dec 4 2017

    Suspended 1 game for a late hit against Tre'davious White (BUF) forfeiting $281,250 in 2017 salary/bonus with New England (NE)

  • Oct 21 2016

    Fined $9,115 Taunting against Cincinnati (CIN)

  • Feb 6 2015

    Fined $8,268 Role in a brawl at the end of the Super Bowl against Seattle (SEA)

  • Nov 21 2014

    Fined $8,268 Unncessary Roughness against Sergio Brown (IND)

  • Jun 8 2012

    Signed an 6 year $54 million contract with New England (NE)

  • Jul 25 2010

    Signed a 4 year $4.44 million contract with New England (NE)

  • Apr 23 2010

    Drafted by New England (NE): Round 2 (#42 overall)