Zack Martin

Right Guard

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,000,000 (3.21% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $11,000,000 (4.64% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.57
  • Contract Value: $84,000,000 ($14,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $32,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 3/82 at RG

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201828$2,000,000$4,000,000$0$2,000,000$6,000,0003.2%
2019 📝
March 17: $8M of 2020 salary is fully guaranteed
29$10,000,000$4,000,000$0$10,000,000$14,000,0007.0%
202030$1,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$7,000,0003.2%
202131$11,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$17,000,0008.3%
202232$11,841,000$6,000,000$0$0$17,841,0007.8%
202333$13,500,000$2,000,000$0$0$15,500,0006.4%
202434$13,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$16,000,0006.3%
Total$62,341,000$30,000,000$1,000,000$12,000,000$93,341,000

Contract Notes

Zack Martin signed a 6 year, $84 million contract extension with the Cowboys on June 14, 2018. The contract has $40 million in guarantees, $32 million of which is guaranteed at signing. The guarantee is made up of a $20 million signing bonus, $2 million 2018 base salary guarantee, and $10 million 2019 base salary guarantee. $8 million of Martin's 2020 salary is guaranteed for injury and will become fully guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2019 league year. If Martin is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2024 league year he will earn a $1 million roster bonus.
Career Earnings: $50,967,798
Career APY: $8,494,633
Potential Earnings: $102,308,798
Total Guarantees: $40,967,798
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $17,841,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20144$8,967,798$2,241,950$8,967,798$8,967,798100.0%$2,241,950
CowboysExtensionActive20186$84,000,000$14,000,000$32,000,000$42,000,00050.0%$21,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys6$50,967,798$8,494,633$28,967,7980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Cowboys$420,000$1,210,509$0$420,000$1,630,5091.2%$5,262,036
2015Cowboys$827,627$1,210,509$0$827,627$2,038,1361.4%$827,627
2016Cowboys$1,235,254$1,210,509$0$1,235,254$2,445,7631.6%$1,235,254
2017Cowboys$1,642,881$1,210,509$0$1,642,881$2,853,3901.7%$1,642,881
2018Cowboys$2,000,000$4,000,000$0$2,000,000$6,000,0003.2%$22,000,000
2019Cowboys$10,000,000$4,000,000$0$10,000,000$14,000,0007.0%$10,000,000
2020Cowboys$1,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$7,000,0003.2%$11,000,000
2021Cowboys$11,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$17,000,0008.3%$11,000,000
2022Cowboys$11,841,000$6,000,000$0$0$17,841,0007.8%$11,841,000
2023Cowboys$13,500,000$2,000,000$0$0$15,500,0006.4%$13,500,000
2024Cowboys$13,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$16,000,0006.3%$14,000,000
Total$66,466,762$34,842,036$1,000,000$16,125,762$102,308,798$102,308,798

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2014160099.4%17.4%
20151600100.0%13.0%
20161600100.0%18.0%
2017160095.6%16.2%
2018142081.5%13.5%
2019160099.4%15.5%
2020200100.0%12.0%

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$5,669,000$14,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,669,000$14,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.2M $6.4M $8.5M $10.6M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $5,669,000 $3,677,189

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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