Zach Ertz

Tight End

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $2,411,765 (0.91% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,000,000 (1.11% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.24
  • Contract Value: $3,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,960,000
  • Contract Ranking: 36/189 at TE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202434$1,210,000$750,000$1,000,000$40,000$1,210,000$2,411,7650.9%
Total$1,210,000$750,000$1,000,000$40,000$1,210,000$2,411,765

Contract Notes

Zach Ertz signed a 1 year, $3 million contract with the Commanders. $1.96 million is guaranteed.

 

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
Old Money2024
Cash Due$3,000,000$0
Running Cash$3,000,000
Career Earnings: $71,669,868
Career APY: $6,515,443
Potential Earnings: $61,072,924
Total Guarantees: $46,754,908
Largest Cash Payment: $10,647,059 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $12,481,500 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
EaglesDraftedExtended20134$5,379,198$1,344,800$3,657,854$4,240,67178.8%$1,413,557
EaglesExtensionTraded20165$42,500,000$8,500,000$13,318,527$37,518,52788.3%$7,503,705
CardinalsExtensionExpired20165$42,500,000$8,500,000$13,318,527$5,666,66713.3%$5,666,667
CardinalsUFATerminated20223$31,650,000$10,550,000$14,500,000$10,647,05933.6%$10,647,059
LionsPracticeExpired20231$289,800$289,800$0$00.0%$0
CommandersSFAActive20241$3,000,000$3,000,000$1,960,000$750,00025.0%$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%
Cardinals2$26,327,337$13,163,669$10,416,6670.0%$16,013,6110.0%
Lions1$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Commanders0$750,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout 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$250,000$0$0$2,500,000$4,750,0002.3%$10,647,059
2023Lions$289,800$0$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2024Commanders$1,210,000$750,000$1,000,000$40,000$0$1,210,000$2,411,7650.9%$3,000,000
Total$24,616,854$24,242,644$1,250,000$40,000$100,000$6,989,237$46,538,130$61,072,924
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Eagles2021$7,054,833$2,833,333
Eagles2022$3,548,000$0
Cardinals2023$11,013,611$10,013,611
Cardinals2024$5,000,000$0
Total$26,616,444$12,846,944

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
2022100147.7%0.7%000.00474068.6400
202370026.0%0.0%000.00271876.9100

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$1,635,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$1,635,000$3,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.9M $5.7M $8.6M $11.4M $14.3M $6,604,000 $7,500,000

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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