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Zach Ertz

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Eagles, TE Age: 29 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#35 overall), 2013 College: Stanford Agent(s): Steve Caric (Caric Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Zach Ertz signed a 5 year, $42,500,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. In 2020, Ertz will earn a base salary of $6,660,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,481,500 and a dead cap value of $13,591,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $42,500,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Total Guarantees $21,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,138,527
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Restructure Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 25 $1,138,527 $2,173,036 - - $3,311,563 $18,277,054 $9,138,527($9,138,527)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $18,277,054 2016 Cap Savings: $-14,965,491 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $13,138,527 2016 Cap Savings: $-9,826,964 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $5,138,527 2017 Dead Cap: $13,138,527 2016 Cap Savings: $-1,826,964 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Dead Cap: $13,138,527 2016 Cap Savings: $3,311,563
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $775,000 $1,600,000 $645,000 - $3,020,000 $17,625,000 $4,100,000($13,238,527)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $17,625,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-14,605,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $13,625,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-10,605,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $10,245,000 2018 Dead Cap: $7,380,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-7,225,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $6,245,000 2018 Dead Cap: $7,380,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,225,000
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $790,000 $1,600,000 $2,447,500 $100,000 $4,937,500 $15,380,000 $10,680,000($23,918,527)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $15,380,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,442,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $14,590,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-9,652,500 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,837,500 2019 Dead Cap: $10,542,500 2018 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,047,500 2019 Dead Cap: $10,542,500 2018 Cap Savings: $890,000
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $805,000 $1,600,000 $3,886,500 - $6,291,500 $17,737,500 $8,000,000($31,918,527)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $17,737,500 2019 Cap Savings: $-11,446,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $17,737,500 2019 Cap Savings: $-11,446,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $5,486,500 2020 Dead Cap: $12,251,000 2019 Cap Savings: $805,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $5,486,500 2020 Dead Cap: $12,251,000 2019 Cap Savings: $805,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $6,660,000 $1,600,000 $4,221,500 - $12,481,500 $13,591,000 $6,660,000($38,578,527)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $13,591,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,109,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $13,591,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,109,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,821,500 2021 Dead Cap: $7,769,500 2020 Cap Savings: $6,660,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,821,500 2021 Dead Cap: $7,769,500 2020 Cap Savings: $6,660,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 5 yr, $38,578,527; $7,769,500 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 30 $8,250,000 - $4,221,500 - $12,471,500 $7,769,500 $8,250,000($46,828,527)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,769,500 2021 Cap Savings: $4,702,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $7,769,500 2021 Cap Savings: $4,702,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,221,500 2022 Dead Cap: $3,548,000 2021 Cap Savings: $8,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,221,500 2022 Dead Cap: $3,548,000 2021 Cap Savings: $8,250,000
    2022 Contract details by year 31 - - $1,774,000 - $3,548,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,548,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,548,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,548,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,548,000
    2023 Contract details by year 32 - - $1,774,000 - $1,774,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $13M inititally guaranteed (2016 salary, 2017 salary, signing bonus)
    • $5,861,473 of his 2018 salary are fully guaranteed on 3/11/2017
    • Additional $2M of 2018 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
    • Annual Pro Bowl Incentive: $100,000
    • Escatalors: $3M
    • 2019: Converted $7.195M of salary into bonus
    • 2022-2023 are dummy years that automatically void
    • 2020/2021 salaries escalated $250,000 per 2019 Pro Bowl nod

    Previous Contracts

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    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,379,198
    Signing Bonus $2,292,144
    Average Salary $1,344,800
    Total Guarantees $3,657,854
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $2,292,144 - - - - - $2,697,144
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $649,509 - - - - - - $649,509
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $894,018 - - - - - $102,207 $996,225
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,138,527 $8,000,000 - - - - - $9,138,527
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $775,000 - - - $3,225,000 - $100,000 $4,100,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $790,000 - - - $9,790,000 - $100,000 $10,680,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $805,000 - - - $7,195,000 - - $8,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,660,000 - - - - - - $6,660,000
    8 seasons $12,117,054 $10,292,144 - - $20,210,000 - $302,207 $42,921,405
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,250,000 - - - - - - $8,250,000
    $20,367,054 $10,292,144 - - $20,210,000 - $302,207 $51,171,405
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,117,054 $10,292,144 - - $20,210,000 - - $42,921,405
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/04/2019, $28,075

      Helmet to helmet hit against Green Bay (GB)


    • TOTAL: $28,075

  • Transactions

    Oct 4 2019Fined $28,075 Helmet to helmet hit against Green Bay (GB)
    Apr 13 2019Converted $7.195M of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $5.757 million of cap with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 15 2018Converted $7.21M of 2018 salary into bonus, clearing $5.407M in cap space for Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 16 2017Converted $3.225M of his 2017 salary into bonus, clearing $2.58M in cap
    Jan 25 2016Signed a 5 year $42.5 million extension with Philadelphia (PHI)
    May 9 2013Signed a 4 year $5.38 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Apr 26 2013Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 2 (#35 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Zach Ertz ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 PHI 1 1 1 58 85.3 7 3 18 6 1 0 7.8
    2019 PHI 15 15 15 953 80.5 135 88 916 10.4 6 1 127.6
    2018 PHI 16 16 16 1000 91.6 156 116 1163 10 8 1 164.3
    2017 PHI 14 14 13 778 68.8 110 74 824 11.1 8 1 128.4
    2016 PHI 14 14 12 851 75.1 106 78 816 10.5 4 0 105.6
    2015 PHI 15 15 7 790 68.2 112 75 853 11.4 2 2 95.3
    2014 PHI 16 16 5 588 50.0 89 58 702 12.1 3 1 86.2
    2013 PHI 16 16 3 450 40.8 56 36 469 13 4 0 70.9
    Totals 107 107 72 5,468 - 771 528 5,761 10.9 36 6 786.10