Zach Ertz

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,291,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.18%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.79%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.27
  • Total Contract Value: $42,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 7/159 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.

Ertz converted $7.195 million of his 2019 salary to a bonus to provide the Eagles with cap relief. The move saved the Eagles $5.756 million in cap space in 2019.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201626$1,138,527$2,173,036$0$1,138,527$3,311,5632.1%
201727$775,000$2,245,000$0$775,000$3,020,0001.8%
201828$790,000$4,047,500$100,000$0$4,937,5002.8%
201929$805,000$5,486,500$0$0$6,291,5003.3%
202030$6,410,000$5,821,500$0$0$12,231,5006.1%
202131$8,250,000$4,221,500$0$0$12,471,500--
202232$0$1,774,000$0$0$1,774,000--
202333$0$1,774,000$0$0$1,774,000--
Total$18,168,527$27,543,036$100,000$1,913,527$45,811,563
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Career Earnings: $32,954,198
Career APY: $5,492,366
Potential Earnings: $49,759,198
Total Guarantees: $16,976,381
Largest Cash Payment: $9,318,527 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,471,500 (2021)

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
EaglesExtensionActive20165$42,500,000$8,500,000$13,318,527$28,713,52767.6%$9,571,176
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Eagles6$32,954,198$5,492,366$14,936,6980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Eagles$405,000$573,036$0$405,000$978,0360.8%$2,697,144
2014Eagles$649,509$573,036$0$649,509$1,222,5450.9%$649,509
2015Eagles$894,018$573,036$0$311,201$1,467,0541.0%$894,018
2016Eagles$1,138,527$2,173,036$0$1,138,527$3,311,5632.1%$9,318,527
2017Eagles$775,000$2,245,000$0$775,000$3,020,0001.8%$4,100,000
2018Eagles$790,000$4,047,500$100,000$0$4,937,5002.8%$8,100,000
2019Eagles$805,000$5,486,500$0$0$6,291,5003.3%$8,000,000
2020Eagles$6,410,000$5,821,500$0$0$12,231,5006.1%$7,750,000
2021Eagles$8,250,000$4,221,500$0$0$12,471,500--$8,250,000
2022Eagles$0$1,774,000$0$0$1,774,000--$0
2023Eagles$0$1,774,000$0$0$1,774,000--$0
Total$20,117,054$29,262,144$100,000$3,279,237$49,479,198$49,759,198

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
20181691.6%0.5%116116310.08000.0010
2019291.7%5.7%131269.70000.0000

Financial Reports

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