Zach Fulton

Left Guard

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $987,500 (0.54% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,212,500 (0.54% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Contract Value: $1,212,500 ($1,212,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $137,500
  • Contract Ranking: 37/109 at LG

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202130$1,075,000$137,500$987,5000.5%
Total$1,075,000$137,500$987,500

Contract Notes

Zach Fulton and Houston Texans reached an agreement on a revised two year contract on May 29, 2020.  Details courtesy of Field Yates.  Fulton's two year contract is worth $8 million with $5 million guaranteed, with another $1 million potentially guaranteed in 2021.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.2M
2021
Cash Due$1,212,500
Running Cash$1,212,500
Career Earnings: $22,491,470
Career APY: $3,213,067
Potential Earnings: $23,566,470
Total Guarantees: $18,241,720
Largest Cash Payment: $7,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $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
TexansUFARenegotiated20184$28,000,000$7,000,000$13,000,000$13,906,25049.7%$6,953,125
TexansOtherTerminated20202$8,000,000$4,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,00062.5%$5,000,000
GiantsSFAActive20211$1,212,500$1,212,500$137,500$137,50011.3%$0
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%
Texans3$18,906,250$6,302,083$18,250,0000.0%$750,0000.0%
Giants0$137,500$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season 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$7,000,0003.6%$6,906,250
2019Texans$6,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$6,500,000$7,000,0003.3%$7,000,000
2020Texans$2,500,000$750,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,500,000$4,250,0001.9%$5,000,000
2021Giants$1,075,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$987,5000.5%$1,212,500
Total$14,893,500$991,720$6,000,000$1,000,000$25,000$16,500,000$22,685,220$23,566,470
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Texans2021$750,000$0
Total$750,000$0

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%
2020160097.2%16.4%

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$3,583,000$1,212,500
Injury Adjusted$3,583,000$1,212,500
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OTC Valuation $2.0M $3.9M $5.9M $7.8M $9.8M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.7M $13.3M $4,808,000 $3,500,000

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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