Zach Ertz

Age: 33-264d (Nov 10, 1990)
Exp: 12 Years
Country: US
College: Stanford
Drafted: Round 2 (#35 overall), 2013
Agent(s): Steve Caric (Wasserman)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,411,764

2024 Cash

$3,000,000

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Zach Ertz signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Washington Commanders, including $750,000 signing bonus, $1,960,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024, Ertz will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $750,000 and a workout bonus of $40,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,411,764 and a dead cap value of $1,960,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$750,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,960,000
Total GTD:
$1,960,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 34 $2,411,764 0.94% $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,960,000
2025 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 34 $1,210,000 $750,000 $411,765 $40,000 $2,411,764 0.94% $1,960,000
2025 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 34 $1,210,000 $750,000 $40,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2024 Extension

Zach Ertz signed a 3 year , $31,650,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including $8,000,000 signing bonus, $17,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,550,000. In 2024, Ertz will earn a base salary of $7,955,000 and a roster bonus of $1,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,550,000 and a dead cap value of $5,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $31,650,000
Average Salary:
$10,550,000
Signing Bonus:
$8,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$14,500,000
Total GTD:
$17,500,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2016-2021 Extension

Zach Ertz signed a 5 year , $42,500,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including $8,000,000 signing bonus, $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $42,500,000
Average Salary:
$8,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$8,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$13,138,527
Total GTD:
$21,000,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2013-2016 Rookie

Zach Ertz signed a 4 year , $5,379,198 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including $2,292,144 signing bonus, $3,657,854 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,344,800.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $5,379,198
Average Salary:
$1,344,800
Signing Bonus:
$2,292,144
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$3,657,854
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$71,082,571

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 23
Active
$2,697,144
$2,697,144
2014 24
Active
$649,509
$3,346,653
2015 25
Active
$996,225
$4,342,878
2016 26
Active
$9,138,527
$13,481,405
2017 27
Active
$4,100,000
$17,581,405
Champion
2018 28
Active
$10,680,000
$28,261,405
2019 29
Active
$8,000,000
$36,261,405
2020 30
Active
$6,660,000
$42,921,405
2021 31
Active
Retained
$5,666,667
$2,833,333
$48,588,072
$51,421,405
2022 32
Injured
$10,647,050
$62,068,455
2023 33
Retained
$9,014,116
$71,082,571
Total      
$71,082,571
$71,082,571
2024 34
Active
$3,000,000
Total
$74,082,571
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
23
$405,000
$2,292,144
$2,697,144
$2,697,144
2014
24
$649,509
$649,509
$3,346,653
2015
25
$894,018
$102,207
$996,225
$4,342,878
2016
26
$1,138,527
$8,000,000
$9,138,527
$13,481,405
2017
27
$775,000
$3,225,000
$100,000
$4,100,000
$17,581,405
2018
28
$790,000
$9,790,000
$100,000
$10,680,000
$28,261,405
2019
29
$805,000
$7,195,000
$8,000,000
$36,261,405
2020
30
$6,660,000
$6,660,000
$42,921,405
2021
31
$5,666,667
$2,833,333
$5,666,667
$2,833,333
$48,588,072
$51,421,405
2022
32
$2,500,000
$8,000,000
$147,050
$10,647,050
$62,068,455
2023
33
$8,755,000
$14,116
$9,014,116
$71,082,571
Total
$31,872,054
$18,292,144
$20,210,000
$147,050
$316,323
$71,082,571
$71,082,571
2024
34
$1,210,000
$750,000
$40,000
$3,000,000
Total
$33,082,054
$19,042,144
$20,210,000
$147,050
$40,000
$316,323
$74,082,571

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $14,950,387 $10,292,144 - $20,210,000 - $302,207 $45,754,738
3 $16,921,667 $8,000,000 $147,050 - - $14,116 $25,327,833

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 PHI 7 - 12 Ankle
2021 PHI 3 - 3 COVID-19
2022 ARI 12 - 18 Knee
2023 ARI 8 - 0 Quad
  • Mar 06, 2024 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Nov 30, 2023 Waived by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 13, 2022 Signed a 3 year $31.65 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)
  • Oct 15, 2021 Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Philadelphia (PHI) for Tay Gowan and 2022 5th round pick (#166 - traded)
  • Oct 04, 2019 Fined $28,075 Helmet to helmet hit against Green Bay (GB)
  • Apr 13, 2019 Converted $7.195M of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $5.757 million of cap with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Mar 15, 2018 Converted $7.21M of 2018 salary into bonus, clearing $5.407M in cap space for Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Mar 16, 2017 Converted $3.225M of his 2017 salary into bonus, clearing $2.58M in cap
  • Jan 25, 2016 Signed a 5 year $42.5 million extension with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • May 09, 2013 Signed a 4 year $5.38 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Apr 26, 2013 Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 2 (#35 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 04, 2019 Helmet to helmet hit against Green Bay (GB) $28,075
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 ARI 7 7 295 64.40 43 27 187 6.9 26.7 1 0
2022 ARI 10 10 575 72.10 69 47 406 8.6 40.6 4 0
2021 ARI 17 14 848 74.30 112 74 763 10.3 44.9 5 0
2020 PHI 11 10 634 81.50 72 36 335 9.3 30.5 1 0
2019 PHI 15 15 953 80.50 135 88 916 10.4 61.1 6 1
2018 PHI 16 16 1,000 91.60 156 116 1,163 10.0 72.7 8 1
2017 PHI 14 13 778 68.80 110 74 824 11.1 58.9 8 1
2016 PHI 14 12 851 75.10 106 78 816 10.5 58.3 4 0
2015 PHI 15 7 790 68.20 112 75 853 11.4 56.9 2 2
2014 PHI 16 5 588 50.00 89 58 702 12.1 43.9 3 1
2013 PHI 16 3 450 40.80 56 36 469 13.0 29.3 4 0
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