Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $1,333,333
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.79%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $1,200,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.74%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.90
  • Total Contract Value: $3,800,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,266,667
  • Position Ranking: 124/680 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $400,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 219
  • College: Maryland
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 1, #7 overall (Raiders)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Darrius Heyward-Bey signed a three year contract worth $3.8 million with the Pittsburgh Steelers on March 7 2016. Heyward-Bey received a $400,000 signing bonus.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201629$1,000,000$133,333$0$0$0$1,133,3330.7%
201730$1,200,000$133,333$0$0$0$1,333,3330.8%
201831$1,200,000$133,334$0$0$0$1,333,3340.7%
Total$3,400,000$400,000$0$0$0$3,800,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $35,799,000
Years: 8
Career APY: $4,474,875
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RaidersDraftedTerminated20095$38,250,000$7,650,000$30,279,00079.2%$7,569,750
ColtsSFAExpired20131$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000100.0%$2,500,000
SteelersUFAExpired20141$795,000$795,000$795,000100.0%$795,000
SteelersUFAExpired20151$825,000$825,000$825,000100.0%$825,000
SteelersUFAActive20163$3,800,000$1,266,667$1,400,00036.8%$1,400,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Raiders4$30,279,000$7,569,750$25,019,0000.0%$5,260,0000.0%
Colts1$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,0000.0%$00.0%
Steelers3$3,020,000$1,006,667$2,433,3330.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2009Raiders$1,920,000 $2,420,000$0$500,000$0$0$2,420,0002.0%
2010Raiders$395,000 $395,000$2,630,000$0$0$0$3,025,000--
2011Raiders$1,000,000 $7,535,000$2,630,000$7,535,000$250,000$0$11,415,0009.5%
2012Raiders$5,279,000$2,630,000$0$250,000$0$8,159,0006.8%
2013Colts$1,000,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$2,500,0002.0%
2014Steelers$730,000$65,000$0$0$0$635,0000.5%
2015Steelers$745,000$80,000$0$0$0$665,0000.5%
2016Steelers$1,000,000$133,333$0$0$0$1,133,3330.7%
2017Steelers$1,200,000$133,333$0$0$0$1,333,3330.8%
2018Steelers$1,200,000$133,334$0$0$0$1,333,3340.7%
Total$14,469,000$9,935,000$8,035,000$500,000$0$32,619,000 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Raiders2013$5,260,000$0
Total$5,260,000$0

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141611.1%37.5%33311.00000.0011
20151637.3%39.1%2131415.02000.0000
20161021.5%25.7%611419.0216060.0100
2017104.8%55.8%14444.00133.0000

Financial Reports

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