Cameron Heyward

3-4 Defensive End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $10,400,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 6.16%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 5.12%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Total Contract Value: $52,281,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,456,200
  • Position Ranking: 4/126 at 34DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 5″
  • Weight: 288
  • College: Ohio State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #31 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Cameron Heyward signed a five year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers on July 21, 2015. The extension has a new money value of $52.281 million and total value of $59.25 million. Heyward received $15 million in full guarantees which includes a $12 million signing bonus and $3 million roster bonus paid in 2015. In 2016, Heyward will receive a $5 million roster bonus if on the roster on the 3rd day of the League Year. In 2017, Heyward will earn a $3 million roster bonus on the 3rd day of the League Year.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015$1,000,000 $4,000,000$2,400,000$3,000,000$0$0$6,400,0004.5%
2016$3,000,000$2,400,000$5,000,000$0$0$10,400,0006.7%
2017$5,000,000$2,400,000$3,000,000$0$0$10,400,0006.2%
2018$9,000,000$2,400,000$0$0$0$11,400,0006.4%
2019$8,750,000$2,400,000$0$0$0$11,150,0005.9%
2020$9,500,000$0$0$0$0$9,500,0004.8%
Total$36,250,000$12,000,000$11,000,000$0$0$59,250,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $30,705,028
Years: 6
Career APY: $5,117,505
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedRenegotiated20115$13,674,028$2,734,806$6,705,02849.0%$1,676,257
SteelersExtensionActive20155$52,281,000$10,456,200$24,000,00045.9%$12,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers6$30,705,028$5,117,505$23,505,028100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Steelers$375,000$844,096$0$0$0$1,219,0961.0%
2012Steelers$679,774$844,096$0$0$0$1,523,8701.3%
2013Steelers$984,548 $984,548$844,096$0$0$0$1,828,6441.5%
2014Steelers$1,289,322$844,096$0$0$0$2,133,4181.6%
2015Steelers$1,000,000 $4,000,000$2,400,000$3,000,000$0$0$6,400,0004.5%
2016Steelers$3,000,000$2,400,000$5,000,000$0$0$10,400,0006.7%
2017Steelers$5,000,000$2,400,000$3,000,000$0$0$10,400,0006.2%
2018Steelers$9,000,000$2,400,000$0$0$0$11,400,0006.4%
2019Steelers$8,750,000$2,400,000$0$0$0$11,150,0005.9%
2020Steelers$9,500,000$0$0$0$0$9,500,0004.8%
Total$39,578,644$15,376,384$11,000,000$0$0$65,955,028 

Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131635245417107000180
20141633207.54711164000000
201516391573515132001000
20167174316454000110

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average