The contract particulars are in for brand new Bucs tight finish Kyle Rudolph. The 12-year tight finish will make $2 million in base wage plus the possibility to earn one other $1.5 million in incentives. Pro Football Talk had the numbers first and Pewter Report confirmed the main points.
TE Kyle Rudolph formally indicators with the Bucs; he will get a base deal price $2 million plus as much as $1.5 million in incentives. https://t.co/y1igeVKLAI
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) July 25, 2022
That makes Rudolph the highest-paid tight finish in Tampa Bay. Veteran Cameron Brate will make $2 million in base wage in 2022. Brate’s cap quantity might be $2.985 million, in accordance with OverTheCap.com, as he has $985,000 in prorated bonus cash this yr.
Bucs rookie tight finish Cade Otton, who was drafted within the fourth spherical, will make $1,538,940 in 2022. That’s due partly to his $833,940 signing bonus. Otton’s base wage is $705,000 and he can have a cap determine of $913,485 in 2022.
The Bucs signed Rudolph to switch Rob Gronkowski, who retired this offseason after two years in Tampa Bay. The 32-year-old, who will flip 33 in November, spent the primary 10 seasons of his profession in Minnesota. As a Viking, he made two Professional Bowls whereas recording 453 catches for 4,488 yards (9.9 avg.) together with 48 touchdowns.
Most not too long ago, Rudolph spent the 2021 season with the New York Giants. He posted 26 catches for 257 yards (9.9 avg.) and one landing in his one yr with New York.