Chris Boswell

Kicker

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $2,598,333 (1.29% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $2,375,000 (1.34% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.91
  • Contract Value: $16,806,000 ($4,201,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,295,000
  • Contract Ranking: 6/48 at K

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201827$705,000$1,200,000$1,295,000$0$3,200,0001.8%
2019 📝
March 15: $2M roster bonus due
28$1,000,000$1,200,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$4,200,0002.0%
2020 📝
March 20: $1M roster bonus due
29$910,000$1,683,333$1,000,000$0$2,598,3331.3%
202130$3,085,000$1,683,333$0$0$4,773,3332.6%
202231$3,260,000$1,683,334$0$0$4,948,3342.2%
Total$8,960,000$7,450,000$4,295,000$2,000,000$19,720,000

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.
Career Earnings: $13,946,947
Career APY: $2,789,389
Potential Earnings: $21,192,647
Total Guarantees: $7,295,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $4,948,334 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersERFAExpired20171$615,000$615,000$0$615,000100.0%$615,000
SteelersRFARenegotiated20181$2,914,000$2,914,000$0$00.0%$0
SteelersExtensionActive20184$16,806,000$4,201,500$7,295,000$12,465,00074.2%$6,232,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers5$13,937,647$2,787,529$8,872,6470.0%$00.0%
Texans$9,300$0$00.0%$9,3000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Steelers$435,000$0$0$0$332,6470.2%$332,647
2016Steelers$525,000$0$0$0$525,0000.3%$525,000
2017Steelers$615,000$0$0$0$615,0000.4%$615,000
2018Steelers$705,000$1,200,000$1,295,000$0$3,200,0001.8%$8,000,000
2019Steelers$1,000,000$1,200,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$4,200,0002.0%$3,000,000
2020Steelers$910,000$1,683,333$1,000,000$0$2,598,3331.3%$2,375,000
2021Steelers$3,085,000$1,683,333$0$0$4,773,3332.6%$3,085,000
2022Steelers$3,260,000$1,683,334$0$0$4,948,3342.2%$3,260,000
Total$10,535,000$7,450,000$4,295,000$2,000,000$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 PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
2015120030.3%
2016150132.4%
2017160038.1%
2018151033.3%
2019160030.7%
202020036.4%

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$954,000$4,201,500
Injury Adjusted$954,000$4,201,500
test
OTC Valuation $431.7k $863.3k $1.3M $1.7M $2.2M APY $833.3k $1.7M $2.5M $3.3M $4.2M $1,084,000 $2,525,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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