Zach Ertz

Tight End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $4,937,500
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.77%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 5.13%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.62
  • Total Contract Value: $42,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/79 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,318,527
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 250
  • College: Stanford
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201626$1,138,527 $1,138,527$2,173,036$0$0$0$3,311,5632.1%
201727$775,000 $775,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$3,020,0001.8%
201828$790,000$4,047,500$0$0$100,000$4,937,5002.8%
201929$7,750,000$4,047,500$0$0$0$11,797,5006.2%
202030$7,500,000$4,047,500$0$0$0$11,547,5005.8%
202131$8,000,000$2,447,500$0$0$0$10,447,500--
Total$25,953,527$19,008,036$0$0$100,000$45,061,563
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Career Earnings: $24,869,198
Career APY: $4,973,840
Potential Earnings: $48,909,198
Total Guarantees: $13,318,527
Largest Cash Payment: $9,318,527 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,797,500 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
EaglesDrafted20133$3,667,635$1,222,545$4,240,671115.6%$1,413,557
EaglesExtensionActive20165$42,500,000$8,500,000$20,628,52748.5%$10,314,264
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Eagles5$24,869,198$4,973,840$9,999,1980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Eagles$405,000 $405,000$573,036$0$0$0$978,0360.8%$2,697,144
2014Eagles$649,509 $649,509$573,036$0$0$0$1,222,5450.9%$649,509
2015Eagles$894,018 $311,201$573,036$0$0$0$1,467,0541.0%$894,018
2016Eagles$1,138,527 $1,138,527$2,173,036$0$0$0$3,311,5632.1%$9,318,527
2017Eagles$775,000 $775,000$2,245,000$0$0$0$3,020,0001.8%$4,100,000
2018Eagles$790,000$4,047,500$0$0$100,000$4,937,5002.8%$8,000,000
2019Eagles$7,750,000$4,047,500$0$0$0$11,797,5006.2%$7,750,000
2020Eagles$7,500,000$4,047,500$0$0$0$11,547,5005.8%$7,500,000
2021Eagles$8,000,000$2,447,500$0$0$0$10,447,500--$8,000,000
Total$27,902,054$20,727,144$0$0$100,000$48,729,198 $48,909,198

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20131640.8%34.6%3646913.04000.0000
20141650.0%40.5%5870212.13000.0011
20151568.2%16.6%7585311.42000.0011
20161475.1%31.3%7881610.54000.0000
20171468.8%18.2%7280011.18000.0011
2018697.3%0.6%4848010.02000.0000

Financial Reports

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