Zach Fulton

Right Guard

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,250,000 (1.95% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $5,000,000 (2.22% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.18
  • Contract Value: $8,000,000 ($4,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 17/97 at RG

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202029$2,500,000$750,000$1,000,000$3,500,000$4,250,0001.9%
2021 📝
March 22: $1 million roster bonus due on 5th day of league year.
30$2,000,000$750,000$1,000,000$0$3,750,0001.7%
Total$4,500,000$1,500,000$2,000,000$3,500,000$8,000,000

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.
Career Earnings: $18,853,970
Career APY: $3,142,328
Potential Earnings: $25,353,970
Total Guarantees: $18,104,220
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
TexansOtherActive20202$8,000,000$4,000,000$5,000,000$1,500,00018.8%$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%
Texans2$15,406,250$7,703,125$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$7,000,0003.6%$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
2021Texans$2,000,000$750,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$3,750,0001.7%$3,000,000
Total$15,818,500$1,604,220$7,000,000$1,000,000$25,000$16,500,000$25,447,720$25,353,970

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$4,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,816,000$4,000,000
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.8M $5.7M $7.7M $9.6M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $4,059,000 $4,500,000

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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