Zach Ertz

Tight End

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2025 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $4,750,000 (2.29% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $10,750,000 (4.90% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.26
  • Contract Value: $31,650,000 ($10,550,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/162 at TE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202232$2,500,000$2,000,000$0$250,000$2,500,000$4,750,0002.3%
2023 📝
March 21: $3 million is guaranteed, roster bonus due
33$8,755,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$595,000$4,000,000$12,850,0005.6%
2024 📝
March 21: roster bonus due
34$7,955,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$595,000$0$12,050,0004.7%
2025 📝
March 12: Contract voids
35Void$2,000,000VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$19,210,000$8,000,000$3,000,000$1,440,000$6,500,000$29,650,000

Contract Notes

Zach Ertz signed a three year, $31.65 million contract with the Cardinals on March 14, 2022. Ertz received $17.5 million in guarantees of which $14.5 million is fully guaranteed at signing including an $8 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 5th day of the league year another $3 million will be fully guaranteed and he will also earn a $1.5 million roster bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$10.6M
$21.1M
$31.7M
202220232024
Cash Due$10,750,000$10,850,000$10,050,000
Running Cash$10,750,000$21,600,000$31,650,000
Career Earnings: $58,259,198
Career APY: $6,473,244
Potential Earnings: $79,075,865
Total Guarantees: $44,794,908
Largest Cash Payment: $10,850,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $12,850,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
EaglesDraftedRenegotiated20134$5,379,198$1,344,800$3,657,854$4,240,67178.8%$1,413,557
CardinalsExtensionExpired20165$42,500,000$8,500,000$13,318,527$5,666,66713.3%$5,666,667
EaglesExtensionTraded20165$42,500,000$8,500,000$13,318,527$37,518,52788.3%$7,503,705
CardinalsUFAActive20223$31,650,000$10,550,000$14,500,000$8,000,00025.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Eagles8$44,592,531$5,574,066$33,709,6980.0%$10,602,8330.0%
Cardinals1$13,666,667$13,666,667$5,666,6670.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Eagles$405,000$573,036$0$0$0$405,000$978,0360.7%$2,697,144
2014Eagles$649,509$573,036$0$0$0$649,509$1,222,5450.8%$649,509
2015Eagles$894,018$573,036$0$0$0$311,201$1,467,0540.9%$894,018
2016Eagles$1,138,527$2,173,036$0$0$0$1,138,527$3,311,5632.0%$9,318,527
2017Eagles$775,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$775,000$3,020,0001.7%$4,100,000
2018Eagles$790,000$4,047,500$0$0$100,000$0$4,937,5002.8%$8,100,000
2019Eagles$805,000$5,486,500$0$0$0$0$6,291,5003.2%$8,000,000
2020Eagles$6,660,000$5,821,500$0$0$0$0$12,481,5005.6%$8,000,000
2021Cardinals$8,500,000$0$0$0$0$0$5,666,6673.0%$5,666,667
2022Cardinals$2,500,000$2,000,000$0$250,000$0$2,500,000$4,750,0002.3%$10,750,000
2023Cardinals$8,755,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$595,000$0$4,000,000$12,850,0005.6%$10,850,000
2024Cardinals$7,955,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$595,000$0$0$12,050,0004.7%$10,050,000
2025Cardinals$0$2,000,000$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$39,827,054$29,492,644$3,000,000$1,440,000$100,000$9,779,237$69,026,365$79,075,865
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Eagles2021$7,054,833$2,833,333
Eagles2022$3,548,000$0
Total$10,602,833$2,833,333

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2013160040.8%34.6%000.003646913.0400
2014160050.0%40.5%000.005870212.1311
2015151068.2%16.6%000.007585311.4211
2016142075.1%31.3%000.007881610.5400
2017142068.8%18.2%000.007280011.1811
2018160091.6%0.5%000.00116116310.0810
2019151080.5%0.7%000.008891610.4611
2020110056.2%2.3%000.00363359.3100
2021171073.2%0.2%144.001818910.5200
202220073.7%0.0%000.0010898.9100

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$8,445,000$10,550,000
Injury Adjusted$8,445,000$10,550,000
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OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.2M $6.3M $8.4M $10.5M APY $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.3M $14.2M $6,301,000 $8,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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