Jerome Bettis

Running Back

Career Earnings: $33,872,500
Career APY: $2,605,577
Total Guarantees: $14,200,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,840,000 (2001)
Largest Cap Number: $4,200,000 (2000)
  • Date of Birth: February 16, 1972
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 252
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Entry: 1993 Draft, Round 1, #10 overall (Rams)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedTraded19935$4,662,500$932,500$2,000,000$3,331,25071.4%$1,110,417
SteelersDraftedExpired19935$4,662,500$932,500$2,000,000$621,25013.3%$621,250
SteelersUFAExpired19974$14,400,000$3,600,000$4,000,000$14,600,000101.4%$3,650,000
SteelersUFARenegotiated20016$25,892,000$4,315,333$6,000,000$12,320,00047.6%$4,106,667
SteelersOtherRenegotiated20043$10,835,000$3,611,667$0$1,400,00012.9%$1,400,000
SteelersOtherTerminated20052$6,851,000$3,425,500$200,000$1,600,00023.4%$1,600,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams3$3,331,250$1,110,417$2,631,2500.0%$800,0000.0%
Steelers10$30,541,250$3,054,125$28,841,2500.0%$1,100,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
1993Rams$355,000$400,000$0$0$0$755,000--$2,355,000
1994Rams$442,000$400,000$0$0$101,750$943,7502.7%$443,750
1995Rams$531,000$400,000$0$0$1,500$932,5002.5%$532,500
1996Steelers$620,000$0$0$0$1,250$621,2501.5%$621,250
1997Steelers$1,500,000$1,000,000$200,000$0$100,000$2,800,0006.8%$5,800,000
1998Steelers$2,500,000$1,000,000$200,000$0$100,000$3,800,0007.3%$2,800,000
1999Steelers$2,800,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$3,800,0006.6%$2,800,000
2000Steelers$3,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$4,200,0006.8%$3,200,000
2001Steelers$600,000$1,000,000$0$140,000$0$1,740,0002.6%$6,840,000
2002Steelers$2,250,000$1,000,000$0$140,000$100,000$3,490,0004.9%$2,490,000
2003Steelers$2,750,000$1,000,000$0$140,000$100,000$3,990,0005.3%$2,990,000
2004Steelers$900,000$1,000,000$0$100,000$0$2,000,0002.5%$1,400,000
2005Steelers$1,200,000$1,100,000$0$100,000$0$2,400,0002.8%$1,600,000
Total$19,648,000$10,300,000$400,000$620,000$504,500$31,472,500$33,872,500
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams1994$800,000$0
Steelers2006$1,100,000$0
Total$1,900,000$0

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