The $4.year, $24.9 million contract signed by Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott vs.

– Cowboys signed 4 of 9 draft picks to rookie deals, including Ezekiel Elliott, the fourth overall pick.

– Elliott's contract: $24.9M fully guaranteed over 4 years with a $16.3M signing bonus.

– The largest rookie RB contract since Trent Richardson's $20M+ deal in 2012.

– Amari Cooper, last year's fourth overall pick, received $22.7M guaranteed over 4 years.

– Elliott's average yearly pay ranks ninth among NFL running backs at $6.225M.

– His pay is slightly less than DeMarco Murray's ($6.5M avg/yr), now with the Titans.

– Spotrac figures provided the salary details.

– Cowboys took longer than other teams to sign their draft picks.


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