Greg Zuerlein

New York Jets, Kicker
Age: 36-185d (Dec 27, 1987)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: US
College: MIssouri Western State
Drafted: Round 6 (#171 overall), 2012
Agent(s): CAA Sports
2024 Cap Hit

$1,882,112

2024 Cash

$4,200,000

Career Earnings

$21,149,379

2024-2025 pending-free-agent-extension (CURRENT)

Greg Zuerlein signed a 2 year , $8,400,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $2,890,000 signing bonus, $4,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,200,000. In 2024, Zuerlein will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $2,890,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,882,112 and a dead cap value of $4,100,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $8,400,000
Average Salary:
$4,200,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,890,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,200,000
Total GTD:
$4,200,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 37 $1,882,112 0.74% $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,100,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,200,000; $2,312,000 DEAD CAP
2025 38 $4,778,000 1.75% $4,200,000 $8,400,000 $2,312,000
2026 39
Void
UFA
$1,734,000 0.59% - - $1,734,000
2027
Void
$578,000 0.18% - - -
2028
Void
$578,000 0.17% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 37 $1,210,000 $578,000 $94,112 $1,882,112 0.74% $4,100,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,200,000; $2,312,000 DEAD CAP
2025 38 $4,100,000 $578,000 $100,000 $4,778,000 1.75% $2,312,000
2026 39
Void
UFA
- $578,000 - $1,734,000 0.59% $1,734,000
2027
Void
- $578,000 - $578,000 0.18% -
2028
Void
- $578,000 - $578,000 0.17% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 37 $1,210,000 $2,890,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000
2025 38 $4,100,000 - $4,200,000 $8,400,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000
2026 39
Void
- - - - - -
2027 40
Void
- - - - - -
2028 41
Void
- - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $4.2M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary/per game bonus)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $5,882 ($100,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Greg Zuerlein signed a 1 year , $2,600,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $500,000 signing bonus, $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,600,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,600,000
Average Salary:
$2,600,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,750,000
Total GTD:
$1,750,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Free Agent

Greg Zuerlein signed a 1 year , $2,750,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $2,750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,750,000
Average Salary:
$2,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2020-2022

Greg Zuerlein signed a 3 year , $7,500,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $2,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $7,500,000
Average Salary:
$2,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,250,000
Total GTD:
$2,250,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2017-2019

Greg Zuerlein signed a 3 year , $6,750,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $750,000 signing bonus, $2,375,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,250,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $6,750,000
Average Salary:
$2,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$750,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,375,000
Total GTD:
$2,375,000
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2016-2016

Greg Zuerlein signed a 1 year , $1,250,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $400,000 signing bonus, $675,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,250,000
Average Salary:
$1,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$400,000
GTD at Sign:
$675,000
Total GTD:
$675,000
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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2012-2015 Rookie

Greg Zuerlein signed a 4 year , $2,275,473 contract with the St. Louis Rams, including $128,820 signing bonus, $128,820 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $568,868.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,275,473
Average Salary:
$568,868
Signing Bonus:
$128,820
GTD at Sign:
$128,820
Total GTD:
$128,820
Free Agent:
2016 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$21,149,379

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 25
Active
$518,820
$518,820
2013 26
Active
$480,000
$998,820
2014 27
Active
$585,551
$1,584,371
2015 28
Active
$720,268
$2,304,639
2016 29
Active
$1,250,000
$3,554,639
2017 30
Injured
$2,375,000
$5,929,639
2018 31
Active
$3,300,000
$9,229,639
2019 32
Active
$2,325,000
$11,554,639
2020 33
Active
$2,544,744
$14,099,383
2021 34
Active
$2,485,294
$16,584,677
2022 35
Active
$1,985,294
$18,569,971
2023 36
Active
$2,579,408
$21,149,379
Total      
$21,149,379
$21,149,379
2024 37
Active
$4,200,000
2025 38
Active
$4,200,000
Total
$29,549,379
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
25
$390,000
$128,820
$518,820
$518,820
2013
26
$480,000
$480,000
$998,820
2014
27
$570,000
$15,551
$585,551
$1,584,371
2015
28
$691,102
$29,166
$720,268
$2,304,639
2016
29
$850,000
$400,000
$1,250,000
$3,554,639
2017
30
$1,375,000
$750,000
$250,000
$2,375,000
$5,929,639
2018
31
$2,050,000
$250,000
$1,000,000
$3,300,000
$9,229,639
2019
32
$2,325,000
$2,325,000
$11,554,639
2020
33
$1,250,000
$1,000,000
$250,000
$44,744
$2,544,744
$14,099,383
2021
34
$2,250,000
$235,294
$2,485,294
$16,584,677
2022
35
$1,500,000
$250,000
$235,294
$1,985,294
$18,569,971
2023
36
$1,750,000
$500,000
$2,579,408
$21,149,379
Total
$15,481,102
$3,028,820
$986,139
$1,323,910
$21,149,379
$21,149,379
2024
37
$1,210,000
$2,890,000
$4,200,000
2025
38
$4,100,000
$4,200,000
Total
$20,791,102
$5,918,820
$986,139
$1,323,910
$29,549,379

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $8,731,102 $1,278,820 $265,551 - - $1,279,166 $11,554,639
2 $3,500,000 $1,000,000 $485,294 - - $44,744 $5,030,038
2 $3,250,000 $750,000 $235,294 - - - $4,564,702

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2017 LAR 16 - 17 Back
2021 DAL 10 - 10 COVID-19
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 2 year $8.4 million contract extension with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 13, 2023 Signed a 1 year $2.6 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 26, 2022 Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 11, 2022 Released by Dallas (DAL), clearing $2.485 million
  • Mar 27, 2020 Signed a 3 year $7.5 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Mar 14, 2017 Signed a 3 year $6.75 million contract with Los Angeles (LA)
  • Apr 15, 2016 Signed a 1 year $1.25 million contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Jun 05, 2012 Signed a 4 year $2.27 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Apr 28, 2012 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 6 (#171 overall)
Year Team GP Snaps Snaps% FG ATT FG MADE FG MADE% PAT ATT PAT MADE PAT MADE%
2023 NYJ 16 110 0.00 38 35 92.1 16 15 93.8
2022 NYJ 17 123 0.00 37 30 81.1 29 28 96.6
2021 DAL 16 128 0.00 35 29 82.9 48 42 87.5
2020 DAL 16 161 0.00 41 34 82.9 36 33 91.7
2019 LAR 16 156 0.00 33 24 72.7 42 42 100.0
2018 LAR 11 144 0.00 31 27 87.1 36 35 97.2
2017 LAR 14 181 0.00 40 38 95.0 46 44 95.7
2016 LA 16 91 0.00 22 19 86.4 23 23 100.0
2015 LA 14 110 0.00 30 20 66.7 28 26 92.9
2014 LA 16 133 0.00 30 24 80.0 35 34 97.1
2013 LA 16 140 0.00 28 26 92.9 34 34 100.0
2012 LA 16 123 0.00 31 23 74.2 26 26 100.0
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