Breaking down Stephen Gostkowski's $17.2 million contract

New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski's $17.2 million deal includes a $6 million signing bonus and averages $4.275 million per year, according to a league source. Here's the full breakdown of the Gostkowski contract: This year, Gostkowski has a $1.8 million fully guaranteed base salary for skill, injury and salary cap and a $3.6 million salary-cap figure. He has an annual $12,500 per game active roster bonus, up to $200,000 per season, and an annual $100,000 workout bonus. In 2016, Gostkowski has a $2.3 million base salary fully guaranteed for skill, injury and salary cap and $4.1 million salary-cap figure. In 2017, Gostkowski has a $2.7 million nonguaranteed base salary and $4.5 million salary-cap figure. In 2018, Gostkowski has a $3.2 million nonguaranteed base salary and a $5 million salary-cap figure. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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