• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $1,950,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 1.15%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $2,200,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 1.36%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.13
  • Total Contract Value: $3,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 33/157 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $500,000
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 242
  • College: Kent State
  • Accrued Seasons: 13
  • Entry: 2002 Undrafted Free Agent (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

James Harrison signed a two year, $3.5 million contract with the Steelers on March 3, 2017. We are estimating that Harrison received a $500,000 signing bonus.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201739$1,200,000$250,000$500,000$0$0$1,950,0001.2%
201840$1,300,000$250,000$0$0$0$1,550,0000.9%
Total$2,500,000$500,000$500,000$0$0$3,500,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $42,180,948
Years: 14
Career APY: $3,012,925
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20021$68,000$68,000$60,00088.2%$0
SteelersUDFATerminated20022$529,000$264,500$4,0000.8%$0
SteelersSFATerminated20022$450,000$225,000$39,7068.8%$39,706
SteelersPracticeTerminated20031$73,950$73,950$13,05017.6%$0
RavensSFATerminated20041$305,000$305,000$00.0%$0
SteelersSFAExpired20042$535,000$267,500$535,000100.0%$267,500
SteelersERFARenegotiated20064$5,500,000$1,375,000$4,900,00089.1%$1,633,333
SteelersExtensionTerminated20095$43,775,000$8,755,000$29,546,47167.5%$7,386,618
BengalsSFATerminated20131$4,450,000$2,225,000$2,981,25067.0%$2,981,250
SteelersSFAExpired20141$1,020,000$1,020,000$851,47183.5%$851,471
SteelersUFAExpired20152$2,750,000$1,375,000$2,750,000100.0%$1,375,000
SteelersUFAActive20172$3,500,000$1,750,000$500,00014.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers13$39,199,698$3,015,361$33,972,3540.0%$5,020,2850.0%
Ravens0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Bengals1$2,981,250$2,981,250$2,381,2500.0%$600,0000.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2002Steelers$225,000$0$0$0$0$26,4710.0%
2004Steelers$230,000$0$0$0$0$230,0000.3%
2005Steelers$305,000$0$0$0$0$305,0000.4%
2006Steelers$425,000$343,750$0$0$0$768,7500.8%
2007Steelers$1,100,000$343,750$0$0$0$1,443,7501.3%
2008Steelers$1,200,000$343,750$0$0$0$1,543,7501.3%
2009Steelers$800,000 $2,550,000$2,343,750$2,550,000$0$0$5,693,7504.6%
2010Steelers$755,000$2,800,000$2,800,000$0$0$6,355,000--
2011Steelers$1,250,000$3,465,000$650,000$0$0$5,291,4714.4%
2012Steelers$5,565,000$3,465,000$0$0$0$9,030,0007.5%
2013Bengals$1,400,000$600,000$300,000$100,000$0$2,381,2501.9%
2014Steelers$955,000$65,000$0$0$0$534,4120.4%
2015Steelers$1,000,000$250,000$0$0$0$1,250,0000.9%
2016Steelers$1,250,000$250,000$0$0$0$1,500,0001.0%
2017Steelers$1,200,000$250,000$500,000$0$0$1,950,0001.2%
2018Steelers$1,300,000$250,000$0$0$0$1,550,0000.9%
Total$18,960,000$14,770,000$6,800,000$100,000$0$39,853,604 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Steelers2002$2,000$4,000
Steelers2002$60,000$60,000
Steelers2003$2,000$0
Steelers2003$13,235$13,235
Steelers2003$13,050$13,050
Steelers2013$4,930,000$0
Bengals2014$600,000$0
Total$5,620,285$90,285

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141143.6%8.2%29165.5358140000000
20151555.0%13.0%27135388154162000
20161556.0%8.3%3914539991102000
201744.7%0.0%3018120000000

Financial Reports

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