Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback

Age: 38
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 16
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $23,750,000 (11.83% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $21,000,000 (11.77% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.88
  • Contract Value: $68,000,000 ($34,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $37,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/110 at QB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201937$2,500,000$18,700,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$26,200,00012.7%
2020 📝
March 20: $12.5 million roster bonus due the third day of the 2020 league year.
38$1,500,000$22,250,000$0$0$23,750,00011.8%
2021 📝
March 17: $15 million roster bonus due the third day of the 2021 league year.
39$4,000,000$22,250,000$15,000,000$0$41,250,00022.6%
Total$8,000,000$63,200,000$20,000,000$5,000,000$91,200,000

Contract Notes

Ben Roethlisberger signed a 2 year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers on April 24, 2019.  The contract is worth $68 million with $37.5 million guaranteed at signing via signing bonus.  Roethlisberger can earn a $12.5 million roster bonus on the third day of the 2020 league year; and a $15 million roster bonus on the third day of the 2021 league year.  The extension increases Roethlisberger's 2019 cap charge by $3 million.
Career Earnings: $251,224,382
Career APY: $15,701,524
Potential Earnings: $271,724,382
Total Guarantees: $113,959,500
Largest Cash Payment: $45,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $41,250,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedRenegotiated20046$25,219,500$4,203,250$9,009,500$16,218,50064.3%$4,054,625
SteelersExtensionRenegotiated20086$87,986,500$14,664,417$33,200,000$88,505,882100.6%$12,643,697
SteelersExtensionRenegotiated20154$87,400,000$21,850,000$34,250,000$82,000,00093.8%$20,500,000
SteelersExtensionActive20192$68,000,000$34,000,000$37,500,000$64,500,00094.9%$64,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers16$251,224,382$15,701,524$206,440,8820.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2004Steelers$230,000$100,000$1,172,000$0$6,000,000$1,502,0001.9%$2,002,000
2005Steelers$305,000$1,963,750$0$1,951,500$9,000,000$4,220,2504.9%$9,494,000
2006Steelers$655,500$1,963,750$0$1,926,500$0$4,545,7504.5%$2,582,000
2007Steelers$1,006,000$1,270,000$0$851,000$0$3,127,0002.9%$2,140,500
2008Steelers$2,500,000$5,470,000$0$0$0$7,970,0006.9%$27,700,000
2009Steelers$4,750,000$5,470,000$3,000,000$0$0$13,220,00010.7%$7,750,000
2010Steelers$8,050,000$4,200,000$0$0$0$10,355,882--$6,155,882
2011Steelers$6,000,000$5,320,000$0$0$0$11,320,0009.4%$11,600,000
2012Steelers$900,000$7,995,000$0$0$0$8,895,0007.4%$11,600,000
2013Steelers$2,600,000$10,995,000$0$0$0$13,595,00010.9%$11,600,000
2014Steelers$12,100,000$6,795,000$0$0$0$18,895,00014.2%$12,100,000
2015Steelers$1,000,000$12,995,000$3,250,000$0$3,250,000$17,245,00012.0%$35,250,000
2016Steelers$17,750,000$6,200,000$0$0$0$23,950,00015.3%$17,750,000
2017Steelers$12,000,000$6,200,000$0$0$0$18,200,00010.8%$12,000,000
2018Steelers$12,000,000$6,200,000$5,000,000$0$5,000,000$23,200,00012.8%$17,000,000
2019Steelers$2,500,000$18,700,000$5,000,000$0$5,000,000$26,200,00012.7%$45,000,000
2020Steelers$1,500,000$22,250,000$0$0$0$23,750,00011.8%$21,000,000
2021Steelers$4,000,000$22,250,000$15,000,000$0$0$41,250,00022.6%$19,000,000
Total$89,846,500$146,337,500$32,422,000$4,729,000$28,250,000$271,440,882$271,724,382

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201115----93.2%0.0%324/51363.2%407721144090.131702.3085
201213----78.2%0.0%284/44963.3%32652683097.026923.5063
20131600100.0%0.0%375/58464.2%426128144292.027993.7196
2014160099.4%0.0%408/60867.1%495232933103.333270.8095
2015124073.8%0.0%319/46968%393821162094.515291.9020
2016141185.0%0.0%328/50964.4%381929131795.416140.9182
2017150193.7%0.0%360/56164.2%425128142193.428471.7031
2018160097.3%0.2%452/67567%512934162496.531983.2372
201921409.6%0.0%35/6256.5%35101266.0177.0010
2020100097.0%0.0%255/38067.1%253424510101.419140.7000

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$27,986,000$34,000,000
Injury Adjusted$27,986,000$34,000,000
test
OTC Valuation $6.3M $12.6M $18.9M $25.1M $31.4M APY $7.5M $15.0M $22.5M $30.0M $37.5M $27,894,000 $25,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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