Chris Boswell

Kicker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,200,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.77%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.34%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.50
  • Total Contract Value: $16,806,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,201,500
  • Position Ranking: 1/18 at K
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,295,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 185
  • College: Rice
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2014 Undrafted Free Agent (Texans)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Chris Boswell signed a four year, $16.8 million extension with the Steelers. According to Ian Whetstone, Boswell received a $6 million signing bonus and a $1.295 million roster bonus at signing, which is the guaranteed portion of the contract. He will be eligible to earn offseason roster bonuses in 2019 and 2020. Boswell was a restricted free agent at the time of signing and had previously signed a tender worth $2.914 million. The new contract increases Boswell's 2018 salary cap number by $286,000.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201827$705,000$1,200,000$1,295,000$0$0$3,200,0001.8%
201928$1,000,000$1,200,000$2,000,000$0$0$4,200,0002.2%
202029$1,375,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,575,0001.8%
202130$3,085,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$4,285,000--
202231$3,260,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$4,460,000--
Total$9,425,000$6,000,000$4,295,000$0$0$19,720,000
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Career Earnings: $7,472,647
Career APY: $2,490,882
Potential Earnings: $21,192,647
Total Guarantees: $7,295,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,460,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
20141$88,200$88,200$00.0%$0
SteelersSFA20152$960,000$480,000$857,64789.3%$428,824
SteelersERFAExpired20171$615,000$615,000$615,000100.0%$615,000
SteelersRFARenegotiated20181$2,914,000$2,914,000$00.0%$0
SteelersExtensionActive20184$16,806,000$4,201,500$6,000,00035.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Steelers3$7,472,647$2,490,882$1,472,6470.0%$00.0%
Texans$0$0$00.0%$9,3000.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015Steelers$435,000$0$0$0$0$332,6470.2%$332,647
2016Steelers$525,000$0$0$0$0$525,0000.3%$525,000
2017Steelers$615,000$0$0$0$0$615,0000.4%$615,000
2018Steelers$705,000$1,200,000$1,295,000$0$0$3,200,0001.8%$8,000,000
2019Steelers$1,000,000$1,200,000$2,000,000$0$0$4,200,0002.2%$3,000,000
2020Steelers$1,375,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,575,0001.8%$2,375,000
2021Steelers$3,085,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$4,285,000--$3,085,000
2022Steelers$3,260,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$4,460,000--$3,260,000
Total$11,000,000$6,000,000$4,295,000$0$0$21,192,647 $21,192,647
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Texans2014$7,300$9,300
Texans2015$2,000$0
Total$9,300$9,300

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsField GoalsField Goal RangePAT
SpecialMadeAtt.Pct.0-1920-2930-3940-4950+MadeAtt.Pct.
20151230.3%293290.6%1/19/98/89/122/2262796.3%
20161532.4%212584.0%0/02/28/911/120/23636100.0%
20171638.1%353892.1%0/010/1012/149/104/4333594.3%
2018633.9%5862.5%0/02/23/30/30/0161984.2%

Financial Reports

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