Zach Ertz
Tight End
Drafted: Round 2 (#35 overall), 2013
Experience: 10 Years
College: Stanford
Contract: 3 yr(s)
$31,650,000
Signing Bonus $8,000,000 AAV$10,550,000 G'teed:$17,500,000 Free Agent:2025 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2022 Contract details by year 32 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 - $4,750,000 $14,500,000
2023 Contract details by year 33 $8,755,000 $2,000,000 $2,095,000 - $12,850,000 $10,000,000
2024 Contract details by year 34 $7,955,000 $2,000,000 $2,095,000 - $12,050,000 $4,000,000
2025 Contract details by year 35 - $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • $14.5M guaranteed at siging (signing bonus + 2022 salary + $4M of 2023 salary)
  • Additional $3M of 2023 salary fully guarantees the 5th league day of 2023 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $1.5M (5th league day of 2023)
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $1.5M (5th league day of 2024)
  • 2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000)
  • 2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $35,000 ($595,000)
  • 2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $35,000 ($595,000)
  • Annual Incentives: $1.5M
  • 2025 automatically voids 5 days prior to the 2025 league year
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
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 - - $996,225
2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,138,527 $8,000,000 - $9,138,527
2017 Player Cash Earnings $775,000 - - $4,100,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $790,000 - - $10,680,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $805,000 - - $8,000,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,660,000 - - $6,660,000
2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,666,667 - - $5,666,667
2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,833,333 - - $2,833,333
2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $8,000,000 $250,000 $10,750,000
11 seasons $23,117,054 $18,292,144 $20,762,207 $62,171,405

Cap Hit

#14
Tight End
#9
Arizona Cardinals
#292
NFL

AAV

#7
Tight End
#193
NFL

Cash

#7
Tight End
#175
NFL
  • 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 4 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 9 2013

    Signed a 4 year $5.38 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)

  • Apr 26 2013

    Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 2 (#35 overall)