Shane Zylstra

Tight End

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2025 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $985,000 (0.38% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.33% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $985,000 ($985,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 114/189 at TE

Current Contract

(ERFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202428$985,000$985,0000.4%
Total$985,000$985,000

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
2024
Cash Due$985,000
Running Cash$985,000
Career Earnings: $1,875,667
Career APY: $625,222
Potential Earnings: $2,585,501
Total Guarantees: $0
Largest Cash Payment: $985,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $985,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsUDFATerminated20213$2,425,000$808,333$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeExpired20211$193,067$193,067$0$248,001128.5%$248,001
LionsPracticeElevated20211$165,600$165,600$0$00.0%$0
LionsSFATerminated20221$825,000$825,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeElevated20221$207,000$207,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeRenegotiated20221$207,000$207,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsSFAExpired20221$825,000$825,000$0$412,50050.0%$412,500
LionsERFAExpired20231$940,000$940,000$0$940,000100.0%$940,000
LionsERFAActive20241$985,000$985,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Lions3$1,875,667$625,222$1,600,5010.0%$275,1660.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2021Lions$165,600$248,0010.1%$248,001
2022Lions$825,000$412,5000.2%$412,500
2023Lions$940,000$940,0000.4%$940,000
2024Lions$985,000$985,0000.4%$985,000
Total$2,915,600$2,585,501$2,585,501
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2022$183,333$183,333
Lions2022$91,833$91,833
Total$275,166$275,166

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20214007.4%7.3%000.0033411.3000
2022120017.9%21.3%000.0011605.5400

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.9M $5.7M $8.6M $11.4M $14.3M $6,604,000 $7,500,000

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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