Zach Ertz

Tight End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $3,020,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 1.71%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $4,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 2.68%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.71
  • Total Contract Value: $42,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/291 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,318,527
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6′ 5″
  • Weight: 250
  • College: Stanford
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 2, #35 overall (Eagles)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

The Eagles signed Zach Ertz to a 5 year contract extension worth $42.5 million on January 25, 2016. All information is per a report from Joel Corry detailing the contract. According to Corry Ertz will receive an $8 million signing bonus and $13.187 million fully guarateed upon signing. The contract contains $20 million in total guarantees. Ertz can earn an additional $3.3 million in incentives for being selected to the Pro Bowl.

On March 10, 2017, Ertz converted $3.225 million of his salary to a bonus. This created $2.58 million in cap space for the Eagles in 2017 and added $645,000 to each remaining season under contract.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2016$1,138,527 $1,138,527$2,173,036$0$0$0$3,311,5632.1%
2017$775,000 $775,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$3,020,0001.8%
2018$8,000,000 $5,861,473$2,245,000$0$0$0$10,245,0005.8%
2019$7,500,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$9,745,0005.1%
2020$7,250,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$9,495,0004.7%
2021$7,750,000$645,000$0$0$0$8,395,000
Total$32,413,527$11,798,036$0$0$0$44,211,563
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $13,559,198
Years: 4
Career APY: $3,389,800
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
EaglesDrafted20133$3,667,635$1,222,545$4,240,671115.6%$1,413,557
EaglesExtensionActive20165$42,500,000$8,500,000$9,318,52721.9%$9,318,527
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Eagles4$13,559,198$3,389,800$6,979,198100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Eagles$405,000 $405,000$573,036$0$0$0$978,0360.8%
2014Eagles$649,509 $649,509$573,036$0$0$0$1,222,5450.9%
2015Eagles$894,018 $311,201$573,036$0$0$0$1,467,0541.0%
2016Eagles$1,138,527 $1,138,527$2,173,036$0$0$0$3,311,5632.1%
2017Eagles$775,000 $775,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$3,020,0001.8%
2018Eagles$8,000,000 $5,861,473$2,245,000$0$0$0$10,245,0005.8%
2019Eagles$7,500,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$9,745,0005.1%
2020Eagles$7,250,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$9,495,0004.7%
2021Eagles$7,750,000$645,000$0$0$0$8,395,000
Total$34,362,054$13,517,144$0$0$0$47,879,198 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2014165870212.13000.0011
2015157585311.42000.0011
2016147881610.54000.0000
2017189311.60000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average