Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $26,200,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 12.71%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $45,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 20.39%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.72
  • Total Contract Value: $68,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $34,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/124 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $37,500,000
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 241
  • College: Miami (Ohio)
  • Accrued Seasons: 15
  • Entry: 2004 Draft, Round 1, #11 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

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.

Current Contract

(📝: 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$26,200,00013.9%
2020 📝
March 22: $12.5 million roster bonus due the third day of the 2020 league year.
38$8,500,000$12,500,000$12,500,000$0$33,500,00016.8%
2021 📝
March 17: $15 million roster bonus due the third day of the 2021 league year.
39$4,000,000$12,500,000$15,000,000$0$31,500,000--
Total$15,000,000$43,700,000$32,500,000$5,000,000$91,200,000
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Career Earnings: $224,224,382
Career APY: $14,948,292
Potential Earnings: $271,724,382
Total Guarantees: $113,959,500
Largest Cash Payment: $45,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $33,500,000 (2020)

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$37,500,00055.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers15$224,224,382$14,948,292$180,240,8820.0%$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$13,595,00011.1%$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$23,950,00015.4%$17,750,000
2017Steelers$12,000,000$6,200,000$0$0$0$18,200,00010.9%$12,000,000
2018Steelers$12,000,000$6,200,000$5,000,000$0$5,000,000$23,200,00013.1%$17,000,000
2019Steelers$2,500,000$18,700,000$5,000,000$0$5,000,000$26,200,00013.9%$45,000,000
2020Steelers$8,500,000$12,500,000$12,500,000$0$0$33,500,00016.8%$21,000,000
2021Steelers$4,000,000$12,500,000$15,000,000$0$0$31,500,000--$19,000,000
Total$96,846,500$126,837,500$44,922,000$4,729,000$28,250,000$271,440,882$271,724,382

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111593.2%0.0%324/51363.2%407721144090.131702.3085
20121378.2%0.0%284/44963.3%32652683097.026923.5063
201316100.0%0.0%375/58464.2%426128144292.027993.7196
20141699.4%0.0%408/60867.1%495232933103.333270.8095
20151273.8%0.0%319/46968%393821162094.515291.9020
20161485.0%0.0%328/50964.4%381929131795.416140.9182
20171593.7%0.0%360/56164.2%425128142193.428471.7031
20181697.3%0.2%452/67567%512934162496.531983.2372

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average