James Harrison

Career Earnings: $43,939,772
Career APY: $2,929,318
Total Guarantees: $16,194,000
Largest Cash Payment: $13,350,000 (2009)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,030,000 (2012)
  • Date of Birth: May 4, 1978
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 242
  • College: Kent State
  • Entry: 2002 Undrafted Free Agent (Steelers)

Contract History

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
SteelersUFATerminated20172$3,500,000$1,750,000$2,200,00062.9%$0
PatriotsSFAExpired20171$1,000,000$1,000,000$58,8245.9%$58,824
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers13$40,899,698$3,146,131$33,972,3540.0%$7,220,2850.0%
Ravens0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Bengals1$2,981,250$2,981,250$2,381,2500.0%$600,0000.0%
Patriots1$58,824$58,824$58,8240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2002Steelers$225,000$0$0$0$0$26,4710.0%$26,471
2004Steelers$230,000$0$0$0$0$230,0000.3%$230,000
2005Steelers$305,000$0$0$0$0$305,0000.4%$305,000
2006Steelers$425,000$343,750$0$0$0$768,7500.8%$1,800,000
2007Steelers$1,100,000$343,750$0$0$0$1,443,7501.3%$1,100,000
2008Steelers$1,200,000$343,750$0$0$0$1,543,7501.3%$2,000,000
2009Steelers$800,000 $2,550,000$2,343,750$2,550,000$0$0$5,693,7504.6%$13,350,000
2010Steelers$755,000$2,800,000$2,800,000$0$0$6,355,000--$7,555,000
2011Steelers$1,250,000$3,465,000$650,000$0$0$5,291,4714.4%$3,076,471
2012Steelers$5,565,000$3,465,000$0$0$0$9,030,0007.5%$5,565,000
2013Bengals$1,400,000$600,000$300,000$100,000$0$2,381,2501.9%$2,981,250
2014Steelers$955,000$65,000$0$0$0$534,4120.4%$851,471
2015Steelers$1,000,000$250,000$0$0$0$1,250,0000.9%$1,500,000
2016Steelers$1,250,000$250,000$0$0$0$1,500,0001.0%$1,250,000
2017Patriots$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$58,8240.0%$58,824
Total$17,460,000$14,270,000$6,300,000$100,000$0$36,412,428 $41,649,487
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Steelers2002$2,000$4,000
Steelers2002$60,000$60,000
Steelers2003$13,235$13,235
Steelers2003$13,050$13,050
Steelers2003$2,000$0
Steelers2013$4,930,000$0
Bengals2014$600,000$0
Steelers2017$1,879,412$2,129,412
Steelers2017$70,588$70,588
Steelers2018$250,000$0
Total$7,820,285$2,290,285