Ben Roethlisberger

QB

Age: 33     Height: 6′ 5″     Weight: 241
College: Miami (Ohio)     Accrued Seasons: 11
League Entry: 2004 NFL Draft, Round 1, Pick 11 (Steelers)
Ben Roethlisberger signed a 4 year contract extension with the Steelers on March 13, 2015. Details of the contract are based primarily on a report by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. According to Bouchette, Roethlisberger received a $31 million signing bonus. The first three years of the contract are guaranteed for injury which is where the reported $65 million in guarantees comes from. $9 million in escalators are available in the final two contract years. The new contract saved the Steelers about $1.15 million in 2015 cap space.

Contract Details

Total Value: $87,400,000 (avg. $21,850,000/year; $31,000,000 fully guaranteed)
2nd highest of 109 QB contracts
YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010$8,050,000$4,200,000$0$0$0$12,250,000
2011$6,000,000$5,320,000$0$0$0$11,320,000
2012$900,000$7,995,000$0$0$0$8,895,000
2013$2,600,000$10,995,000$0$0$0$13,595,000
2014$12,100,000$6,795,000$0$0$0$18,895,000
2015$1,000,000$12,995,000$3,250,000$0$0$17,245,000
2016$17,750,000$6,200,000$0$0$0$23,950,000
2017$12,000,000$6,200,000$0$0$0$18,200,000
2018$5,000,000$6,200,000$12,000,000$0$0$23,200,000
2019$5,000,000$6,200,000$12,000,000$0$0$23,200,000

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