Zack Martin

Right Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $14,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.94%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 8.34%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.71
  • Total Contract Value: $84,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/7 at RG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $32,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 308
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 1, #16 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)

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.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 28 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,000,000 3.4%
2019 29 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,000,000 7.4%
2020 30 $11,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,000,000 7.5%
2021 31 $11,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,000,000 --
2022 32 $11,841,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,841,000 --
2023 33 $13,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,500,000 --
2024 34 $13,000,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $14,000,000 --
Total $72,341,000 $20,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $93,341,000
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Career Earnings: $30,967,798
Career APY: $6,193,560
Potential Earnings: $102,308,798
Total Guarantees: $40,967,798
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,841,000 (2022)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cowboys Drafted Renegotiated 2014 4 $8,967,798 $2,241,950 $8,967,798 $8,967,798 100.0% $2,241,950
Cowboys Extension Active 2018 6 $84,000,000 $14,000,000 $32,000,000 $22,000,000 26.2% $22,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys 5 $30,967,798 $6,193,560 $14,967,798 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Cowboys $420,000 $420,000 $1,210,509 $0 $0 $0 $1,630,509 1.2% $5,262,036
2015 Cowboys $827,627 $827,627 $1,210,509 $0 $0 $0 $2,038,136 1.4% $827,627
2016 Cowboys $1,235,254 $1,235,254 $1,210,509 $0 $0 $0 $2,445,763 1.6% $1,235,254
2017 Cowboys $1,642,881 $1,642,881 $1,210,509 $0 $0 $0 $2,853,390 1.7% $1,642,881
2018 Cowboys $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,000,000 3.4% $22,000,000
2019 Cowboys $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,000,000 7.4% $10,000,000
2020 Cowboys $11,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,000,000 7.5% $11,000,000
2021 Cowboys $11,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,000,000 -- $11,000,000
2022 Cowboys $11,841,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,841,000 -- $11,841,000
2023 Cowboys $13,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,500,000 -- $13,500,000
2024 Cowboys $13,000,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $14,000,000 -- $14,000,000
Total $76,466,762 $24,842,036 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $102,308,798   $102,308,798

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2014 16 99.4% 17.4%
2015 16 100.0% 13.0%
2016 16 100.0% 18.0%
2017 16 95.6% 16.2%
2018 14 81.5% 13.5%

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average