Zach Ertz

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $12,047,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.14%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.36%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.66
  • Total Contract Value: $42,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/33 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,318,527
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 250
  • College: Stanford
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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 guaranteed 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.

Ertz converted $7.21 million of his 2018 base salary to a signing bonus, creating $5.407 million in cap room for the Eagles in 2018. His future cap charges will all increase by about $1.8 million.

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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 26 $1,138,527 $1,138,527 $2,173,036 $0 $0 $0 $3,311,563 2.1%
2017 27 $775,000 $775,000 $2,245,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,020,000 1.8%
2018 28 $790,000 $4,047,500 $0 $0 $100,000 $4,937,500 2.8%
2019 29 $8,000,000 $4,047,500 $0 $0 $0 $12,047,500 6.3%
2020 30 $7,750,000 $4,047,500 $0 $0 $0 $11,797,500 5.9%
2021 31 $8,250,000 $2,447,500 $0 $0 $0 $10,697,500 --
Total $26,703,527 $19,008,036 $0 $0 $100,000 $45,811,563
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Career Earnings: $25,759,198
Career APY: $4,293,200
Potential Earnings: $49,759,198
Total Guarantees: $13,318,527
Largest Cash Payment: $9,318,527 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,047,500 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Eagles Drafted 2013 3 $3,667,635 $1,222,545 $0 $4,240,671 115.6% $1,413,557
Eagles Extension Active 2016 5 $42,500,000 $8,500,000 $13,318,527 $21,518,527 50.6% $7,172,842
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Eagles 6 $25,759,198 $4,293,200 $14,936,698 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Eagles $405,000 $405,000 $573,036 $0 $0 $0 $978,036 0.8% $2,697,144
2014 Eagles $649,509 $649,509 $573,036 $0 $0 $0 $1,222,545 0.9% $649,509
2015 Eagles $894,018 $311,201 $573,036 $0 $0 $0 $1,467,054 1.0% $894,018
2016 Eagles $1,138,527 $1,138,527 $2,173,036 $0 $0 $0 $3,311,563 2.1% $9,318,527
2017 Eagles $775,000 $775,000 $2,245,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,020,000 1.8% $4,100,000
2018 Eagles $790,000 $4,047,500 $0 $0 $100,000 $4,937,500 2.8% $8,100,000
2019 Eagles $8,000,000 $4,047,500 $0 $0 $0 $12,047,500 6.3% $8,000,000
2020 Eagles $7,750,000 $4,047,500 $0 $0 $0 $11,797,500 5.9% $7,750,000
2021 Eagles $8,250,000 $2,447,500 $0 $0 $0 $10,697,500 -- $8,250,000
Total $28,652,054 $20,727,144 $0 $0 $100,000 $49,479,198   $49,759,198

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2013 16 40.8% 34.6%3646913.04000.0000
2014 16 50.0% 40.5%5870212.13000.0011
2015 15 68.2% 16.6%7585311.42000.0011
2016 14 75.1% 31.3%7881610.54000.0000
2017 14 68.8% 18.2%7280011.18000.0011
2018 16 91.6% 0.5%116116310.08000.0010

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average