Feb 1, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; A view of a mock locker set up for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) during Play 60 Kids Day at the NFL Experience at the Indiana Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Gronkowski Agrees to 6 Yr, $54Million Extension



The New England Patriots finalized a deal with Rob Gronkowski today to the tune of a $54 million over 6 years. Below are the details of the contract, as reported by Mike Florio of NBC Sports.

The contract includes an $8 million signing bonus, a fully-guaranteed 2012 base salary of $540,000, a fully-guaranteed 2013 base salary of $630,000, and a fully-guaranteed base salary of $3.75 million in 2014.

He also has workout bonuses of $30,000 in 2012 and 2013, and a guaranteed workout bonus of $250,000 in 2014.

His $4.75 million base salary and $250,000 workout bonus for 2015 are guaranteed for injury prior to end of 2014 league year, then guaranteed fully.

The guarantee on signing is $13.17 million, and another $5 million is guaranteed for injury. The total cash for the next four years will be $18.23 million, which exceeds the combination of Gronkowski’s prior contract for the next two years and two years of the franchise tag.

No comment has yet been given by Gronkowski, but we all know what he’s gonna say: Yo soy fiesta!

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  • omfsmtim

    @jgraymaine great, you’re back! haha