Ezekiel Elliott

Running Back

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $2,000,000 (0.77% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $2,000,000 (0.91% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $2,000,000 ($2,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,625,000
  • Contract Ranking: 36/194 at RB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202429$1,250,000$375,000$375,000$1,250,000$2,000,0000.8%
Total$1,250,000$375,000$375,000$1,250,000$2,000,000

Contract Notes

Ezekiel Elliott signed a one year contract with the New England Patriots worth base value of $3.0 million with $2.150 million guaranteed including a $600,000 signing bonus. Elliott can earn up to $3.0 million through performance and playtime incentives.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2M
2024
Cash Due$2,000,000
Running Cash$2,000,000
Career Earnings: $74,271,145
Career APY: $9,283,893
Potential Earnings: $75,896,145
Total Guarantees: $55,733,475
Largest Cash Payment: $19,800,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $18,220,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20164$24,956,338$6,239,085$24,956,338$20,544,00882.3%$6,848,003
CowboysExtensionJune 1 Terminated20196$90,000,000$15,000,000$28,052,137$50,052,13755.6%$12,513,034
PatriotsSFAExpired20231$3,000,000$3,000,000$1,100,000$3,300,000110.0%$3,300,000
CowboysUFAActive20241$2,000,000$2,000,000$1,625,000$375,00018.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys7$70,971,145$10,138,735$58,736,1450.0%$11,860,0000.0%
Patriots1$3,300,000$3,300,000$3,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Cowboys$450,000$4,087,516$0$450,000$4,537,5162.9%$16,800,064
2017Cowboys$1,584,379$4,087,516$0$1,584,379$5,112,7023.0%$1,025,186
2018Cowboys$2,718,758$4,087,516$0$2,718,758$6,806,2743.7%$2,718,758
2019Cowboys$752,137$5,587,516$0$752,137$6,339,6533.2%$8,252,137
2020Cowboys$6,800,000$4,100,000$0$6,800,000$10,900,0005.0%$19,800,000
2021Cowboys$1,000,000$5,820,000$0$1,000,000$6,820,0003.3%$9,600,000
2022Cowboys$12,400,000$5,820,000$0$12,400,000$18,220,0008.3%$12,400,000
2023Patriots$1,550,000$600,000$850,000$500,000$3,000,0001.4%$3,300,000
2024Cowboys$1,250,000$375,000$375,000$1,250,000$2,000,0000.8%$2,000,000
Total$28,505,274$34,565,064$1,225,000$27,455,274$63,736,145$75,896,145
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cowboys2023$5,820,000$0
Cowboys2024$6,040,000$0
Total$11,860,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2016150067.3%1.4%32216315.1153236311.3151
2017100055.3%0.5%2158804.172323110.0211
2018150182.8%1.2%30414344.76775677.4361
2019160083.3%0.9%30113574.512544207.8232
2020151068.7%0.0%2449794.06523386.5200
2021170065.9%0.0%23710024.210472876.1200
2022152047.2%0.0%2318763.81217925.4000
2023170051.3%0.2%1846423.53513136.1200

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$3,859,000$2,000,000
Injury Adjusted$3,859,000$2,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.7M $5.4M $8M $10.7M $13.4M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8M $10.7M $13.3M $7,072,000 $4,461,285

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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