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: 4.60%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.50
  • Total Contract Value: $16,806,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,201,500
  • Position Ranking: 0/7 at K
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,295,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 185
  • College: Rice
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 27 $705,000 $1,200,000 $1,295,000 $0 $0 $3,200,000 1.8%
2019 28 $1,000,000 $1,200,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $4,200,000 2.2%
2020 29 $1,375,000 $1,200,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $3,575,000 1.8%
2021 30 $3,085,000 $1,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $4,285,000 --
2022 31 $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: $9,472,647
Career APY: $2,368,162
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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
2014 1 $88,200 $88,200 $0 $0 0.0% $0
Steelers SFA 2015 2 $960,000 $480,000 $0 $857,647 89.3% $428,824
Steelers ERFA Expired 2017 1 $615,000 $615,000 $0 $615,000 100.0% $615,000
Steelers RFA Renegotiated 2018 1 $2,914,000 $2,914,000 $0 $0 0.0% $0
Steelers Extension Active 2018 4 $16,806,000 $4,201,500 $7,295,000 $8,000,000 47.6% $8,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
0 $0 $0 $0 0.0% $0 0.0%
Steelers 4 $9,472,647 $2,368,162 $4,672,647 0.0% $0 0.0%
Texans $0 $0 $0 0.0% $9,300 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2015 Steelers $435,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $332,647 0.2% $332,647
2016 Steelers $525,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $525,000 0.3% $525,000
2017 Steelers $615,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $615,000 0.4% $615,000
2018 Steelers $705,000 $1,200,000 $1,295,000 $0 $0 $3,200,000 1.8% $8,000,000
2019 Steelers $1,000,000 $1,200,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $4,200,000 2.2% $3,000,000
2020 Steelers $1,375,000 $1,200,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $3,575,000 1.8% $2,375,000
2021 Steelers $3,085,000 $1,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $4,285,000 -- $3,085,000
2022 Steelers $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
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Texans 2014 $7,300 $9,300
Texans 2015 $2,000 $0
Total$9,300$9,300

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Field Goals Field Goal Range PAT
Special MadeAtt.Pct.0-1920-2930-3940-4950+MadeAtt.Pct.
2015 12 30.3% 2932 90.6%1/19/98/89/122/22627 96.3%
2016 15 32.4% 2125 84.0%0/02/28/911/120/23636 100.0%
2017 16 38.1% 3538 92.1%0/010/1012/149/104/43335 94.3%
2018 15 33.3% 1320 65.0%0/03/34/65/101/14348 89.6%

Financial Reports

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