Zach Strief

Right Tackle

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $6,100,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 3.74%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 2.91%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.78
  • Total Contract Value: $20,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 25/93 at RT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,400,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6′ 7″
  • Weight: 320
  • College: Northwestern
  • Accrued Seasons: 11
  • Entry: 2006 Draft, Round 7, #210 overall (Saints)
  • Year Signed: 2014
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

T Zach Strief signed a five year, $20 million contract with the New Orleans Saints on March 17, 2014. Strief received a $5.5 million signing bonus and fully guaranteed base salary in 2014. He can earn up to $900,000 in gameday active roster bonuses in 2016 and $1.4 million in gameday active roster bonuses in both 2017 and 2018. He also has offseason roster bonuses of $1.5 and $1.4 million in those same years. Base salaries of the contract are $900,000(2014), $2,000,000(2015), $1,000,000(2016), $1,000,000(2017), and $1,100,000(2018). The Saints raised Strief’s salary by $1 million in 2017.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014$900,000 $900,000$1,100,000$0$100,000$0$2,000,0001.5%
2015$2,000,000 $2,000,000$1,100,000$0$100,000$0$3,200,0002.2%
2016$1,000,000$1,100,000$1,500,000$100,000$0$3,700,0002.4%
2017$1,700,000$1,100,000$3,200,000$100,000$0$6,100,0003.7%
2018$1,100,000$1,100,000$2,800,000$100,000$0$5,100,0002.9%
Total$6,700,000$5,500,000$7,500,000$500,000$0$20,100,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $22,629,930
Years: 11
Career APY: $2,057,266
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsDraftedExpired20063$1,125,930$375,310$1,125,930100.0%$375,310
SaintsRFAExpired20091$1,545,000$1,545,000$1,545,000100.0%$1,545,000
SaintsRFAExpired20101$1,759,000$1,759,000$1,759,000100.0%$1,759,000
SaintsUFAExpired20113$6,200,000$2,066,667$6,200,000100.0%$2,066,667
SaintsUFAActive20145$20,000,000$4,000,000$12,000,00060.0%$4,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints11$22,629,930$2,057,266$19,529,930100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2006Saints$275,000$15,310$0$0$0$290,3100.3%
2007Saints$360,000$15,310$0$0$0$375,3100.3%
2008Saints$445,000$15,310$0$0$0$460,3100.4%
2009Saints$1,545,000$0$0$0$0$1,545,0001.3%
2010Saints$1,759,000$0$0$0$0$1,759,000
2011Saints$1,000,000$250,000$0$0$0$1,250,0001.0%
2012Saints$2,050,000$250,000$0$75,000$0$2,375,0002.0%
2013Saints$2,225,000$250,000$0$100,000$0$2,575,0002.1%
2014Saints$900,000 $900,000$1,100,000$0$100,000$0$2,000,0001.5%
2015Saints$2,000,000 $2,000,000$1,100,000$0$100,000$0$3,200,0002.2%
2016Saints$1,000,000$1,100,000$1,500,000$100,000$0$3,700,0002.4%
2017Saints$1,700,000$1,100,000$3,200,000$100,000$0$6,100,0003.7%
2018Saints$1,100,000$1,100,000$2,800,000$100,000$0$5,100,0002.9%
Total$16,359,000$6,295,930$7,500,000$675,000$0$30,729,930 

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average