David DeCastro

Right Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $11,967,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.81%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $7,070,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.20%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.59
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/101 at RG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 316
  • College: Stanford
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #24 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

The Steelers signed David DeCastro to a five year, $50 million contract extension. DeCastro received a $16 million signing bonus. If he is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2016 and 2017 League Year he will receive roster bonuses of $6.75 and $3.79 million.

On February 8, 2018 Decastro converted $6.79 million of his 2018 base salary and offseason roster bonus into a signing bonus. The move created $5.092 million in cap space for the Steelers in 2018. Decastro's future salary cap numbers will each increase by $1.6975 million.

 

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201626$2,070,000$3,200,000$0$0$5,270,0003.4%
201727$1,100,000$3,200,000$6,750,000$6,750,000$11,050,0006.6%
201828$790,000$4,897,500$0$0$5,687,5003.2%
201929$7,070,000$4,897,500$0$0$11,967,5006.4%
202030$8,750,000$4,897,500$0$0$13,647,5006.8%
202131$8,750,000$1,697,500$0$0$10,447,500--
Total$28,530,000$22,790,000$6,750,000$6,750,000$58,070,000
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Career Earnings: $41,313,898
Career APY: $5,901,985
Potential Earnings: $65,883,898
Total Guarantees: $22,358,367
Largest Cash Payment: $18,070,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $13,647,500 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedRenegotiated20125$7,813,998$1,953,475$6,358,367$7,813,898100.0%$1,953,475
SteelersExtensionActive20165$50,000,000$10,000,000$16,000,000$33,500,00067.0%$11,166,667
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers7$41,313,898$5,901,985$29,821,3980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Steelers$390,000$1,030,709$0$0$0$1,420,7091.2%$4,512,836
2013Steelers$745,177$1,030,709$0$0$745,177$1,775,8861.4%$745,177
2014Steelers$1,100,354$1,030,709$0$0$1,100,354$2,131,0631.6%$1,100,354
2015Steelers$1,030,531$1,030,709$325,000$100,000$0$2,486,2401.7%$1,455,531
2016Steelers$2,070,000$3,200,000$0$0$0$5,270,0003.4%$18,070,000
2017Steelers$1,100,000$3,200,000$6,750,000$0$6,750,000$11,050,0006.6%$7,850,000
2018Steelers$790,000$4,897,500$0$0$0$5,687,5003.2%$7,580,000
2019Steelers$7,070,000$4,897,500$0$0$0$11,967,5006.4%$7,070,000
2020Steelers$8,750,000$4,897,500$0$0$0$13,647,5006.8%$8,750,000
2021Steelers$8,750,000$1,697,500$0$0$0$10,447,500--$8,750,000
Total$31,796,062$26,912,836$7,075,000$100,000$8,595,531$65,883,898$65,883,898

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
2012412.7%2.7%
20131590.2%13.9%
201416100.0%16.8%
201516100.0%17.5%
20161699.8%15.1%
20171594.7%16.9%
20181485.9%13.5%

Financial Reports

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