Ezekiel Elliott
Running Back
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2016
Experience: 3 Years
College: Ohio State
Contract: 4 yr(s)
$24,956,341
Signing Bonus $16,350,066 AAV$6,239,085 G'teed:$24,506,340 Free Agent:2021 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2016 Contract details by year 20 $450,000 $4,087,516 - $4,537,516 $24,506,340
2017 Contract details by year 21 $1,584,379 $4,087,516 - $5,671,895 $12,262,550
2018 Contract details by year 22 $2,718,758 $4,087,516 - $6,806,274 $8,175,034
2019 Contract details by year 23 $3,853,137 $4,087,518 - $7,940,655 $4,087,518
2020 Contract details by year 24 $9,099,000 - - $9,099,000 -
2021 Free Agent Year 25 UFA  
Contract Notes:
  • 5th-year option available
  • $24.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2017-19 salaries)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $16,350,066 - $16,800,066
2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,025,186 - - $1,025,186
2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,718,758 - - $2,718,758
3 seasons $4,193,944 $16,350,066 - $20,544,010

Cap Hit

#5
Running Back
#9
Dallas Cowboys
#202
NFL

AAV

#11
Running Back
#292
NFL

Cash

#11
Running Back
#425
NFL
  • Apr 17 2019

    Dallas (DAL) exercised a $9.099 million option for 2020

  • Dec 14 2018

    Fined $26,739 Impermissible use of his helmet against Corey Graham (PHI)

  • Dec 1 2018

    Fined $13,369 Excessive celebration (use of a prop) against Washington (WAS)

  • Oct 13 2017

    Suspended 6 games for violating the league's personal conduct policy, forfeiting $559,193 in 2017 salary with Dallas (DAL)

  • May 18 2016

    Signed a 4 year $24.95 million contract with Dallas (DAL)

  • Apr 28 2016

    Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 1 (#4 overall)