Age: 24
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,309,951 (0.51% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,011,990 (0.43% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Contract Value: $5,763,784 ($1,440,946 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,191,844
  • Contract Ranking: 100/219 at IDL

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202323$750,000$297,961$0$1,047,9610.5%
202424$961,990$297,961$50,000$1,309,9510.5%
202525$1,223,980$297,961$50,000$1,571,9410.6%
202626$1,485,970$297,961$50,000$1,833,9310.6%
Total$4,421,940$1,191,844$150,000$5,763,784

Contract Notes

Zacch Pickens signed a four year contract worth $5,763,784 with the Bears on May 15, 2023. The contract has $1,191,844 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $1,191,844.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.4M
$2.9M
$4.3M
$5.8M
2023202420252026
Cash Due$1,941,844$1,011,990$1,273,980$1,535,970
Running Cash$1,941,844$2,953,834$4,227,814$5,763,784
Career Earnings: $1,941,844
Career APY: $1,941,844
Potential Earnings: $5,763,784
Total Guarantees: $1,191,844
Largest Cash Payment: $1,941,844 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $1,833,931 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedActive20234$5,763,784$1,440,946$1,191,844$1,941,84433.7%$1,941,844
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears1$1,941,844$1,941,844$1,047,9610.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Bears$750,000$297,961$0$1,047,9610.5%$1,941,844
2024Bears$961,990$297,961$50,000$1,309,9510.5%$1,011,990
2025Bears$1,223,980$297,961$50,000$1,571,9410.6%$1,273,980
2026Bears$1,485,970$297,961$50,000$1,833,9310.6%$1,535,970
Total$4,421,940$1,191,844$150,000$5,763,784$5,763,784

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2023170024.6%3.6%9110.54.5121001000

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$595,000$1,440,946
Injury Adjusted$595,000$1,440,946
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.2M $13.5M $16.9M APY $5.3M $10.6M $15.9M $21.2M $26.5M $5,987,000 $7,000,000

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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