Zach Fulton

Left Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.32%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $7,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.99%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $28,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/79 at LG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 316
  • College: Tennessee
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 6, #193 overall (Chiefs)
  • Year Signed: 2018 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $6,258,000

Contract Notes

Zach Fulton signed a 4 year contract with the Houston Texans on March 15, 2018.  The contract is worth $28,000,000 with $13,000,000 fully guaranteed.  Fulton receives a $5,000,000 roster bonus on March 20, 2018; and the 2018 & 2019 base salaries are fully guaranteed.  Fulton can earn up to $500,000 in bonuses through per game active in each year of the contract.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201827$1,500,000$5,000,000$500,000$6,500,000$7,000,0004.0%
201928$6,500,000$0$500,000$6,500,000$7,000,0003.7%
202029$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$7,000,0003.5%
202130$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$7,000,000--
Total$21,000,000$5,000,000$2,000,000$13,000,000$28,000,000
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Career Earnings: $17,353,970
Career APY: $2,892,328
Potential Earnings: $31,353,970
Total Guarantees: $13,104,220
Largest Cash Payment: $7,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,000,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedExpired20144$2,349,220$587,305$104,220$3,447,720146.8%$861,930
TexansUFAActive20184$28,000,000$7,000,000$13,000,000$13,906,25049.7%$6,953,125
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs4$3,447,720$861,930$3,447,7200.0%$00.0%
Texans2$13,906,250$6,953,125$14,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Chiefs$420,000$26,055$0$0$0$0$446,0550.3%$524,220
2015Chiefs$510,000$26,055$0$0$8,000$0$544,0550.4%$518,000
2016Chiefs$600,000$26,055$0$0$8,500$0$634,5550.4%$608,500
2017Chiefs$1,788,500$26,055$0$0$8,500$0$1,823,0551.1%$1,797,000
2018Texans$1,500,000$0$5,000,000$500,000$0$6,500,000$7,000,0004.0%$6,906,250
2019Texans$6,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$6,500,000$7,000,0003.7%$7,000,000
2020Texans$6,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$0$7,000,0003.5%$7,000,000
2021Texans$6,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$0$7,000,000--$7,000,000
Total$24,318,500$104,220$5,000,000$2,000,000$25,000$13,000,000$31,447,720$31,353,970

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2014160099.0%15.5%
2015160040.7%18.3%
2016160078.3%16.7%
2017150076.9%17.7%
2018133074.7%13.5%
2019150089.5%16.2%

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$5,816,000$7,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,816,000$7,000,000
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.8M $5.7M $7.7M $9.6M APY $2.3M $4.7M $7.0M $9.4M $11.7M $5,161,000 $5,250,000

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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