Ezekiel Elliott
Running Back
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2016
Experience: 3 Years
College: Ohio State
Contract: 6 yr(s)
$90,000,000
Signing Bonus $7,500,000 AAV$15,000,000 G'teed:$50,052,137 Free Agent:2027 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2019 Contract details by year 24 $752,137 $5,587,518 - - $6,339,655 $32,139,655
2020 Contract details by year 25 $6,800,000 $1,500,000 $2,600,000 - $10,900,000 $25,800,000
2021 Contract details by year 26 $9,600,000 $1,500,000 $2,600,000 - $13,700,000 $14,900,000
2022 Contract details by year 27 $12,400,000 $1,500,000 $2,600,000 - $16,500,000 $10,800,000
2023 Contract details by year 28 $10,900,000 $1,500,000 $2,600,000 - $15,000,000 $6,700,000
2024 Contract details by year 29 $10,000,000 - $2,600,000 - $12,600,000 $2,600,000
2025 Contract details by year 30 $15,400,000 - - - $15,400,000 -
2026 Contract details by year 31 $16,600,000 - - - $16,600,000 -
2027 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
Contract Notes:
  • $28M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 salary + 2020 option bonus)
  • 2020 Option Bonus: $13M (guaranteed, paid 3/22/2020)
  • 2021 salary fully guarantees on 3/22/2020 (injury guaranteed now)
  • 2022 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2021 (injury guaranteed now)
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
2019 Player Cash Earnings $752,137 $7,500,000 - $8,252,137
4 seasons $4,946,081 $23,850,066 - $28,796,147

Cap Hit

#7
Running Back
#7
Dallas Cowboys
#248
NFL

AAV

#2
Running Back
#54
NFL

Cash

#2
Running Back
#213
NFL
  • Sep 4 2019

    Signed a 6 year $90 million contract extension with Dallas (DAL)

  • 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)