JuJu Smith-Schuster

Wide Receiver

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2022 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,400,000 (1.29% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (5.37% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.33
  • Contract Value: $8,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 31/293 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202125$1,000,000$1,400,000$2,400,0001.3%
2022 📝
February 10: Contract voids
26Void$1,400,000$5,600,0002.8%
202327Void$1,400,000$00.0%
202428Void$1,400,000$00.0%
202529Void$1,400,000$0--
Total$1,000,000$7,000,000$8,000,000

Contract Notes

JuJu Smith-Schuster signed a one year, $8 million contract with the Steelers on March 19, 2021. He received a $7 million signing bonus. For cap purposes the Steelers added four void years to the contract. The 2022 to 2025 seasons void five days after the Super Bowl.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
2021
Cash Due$8,000,000
Running Cash$8,000,000
Career Earnings: $11,168,425
Career APY: $2,792,106
Potential Earnings: $12,168,425
Total Guarantees: $8,984,476
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $5,600,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExpired20174$4,195,778$1,048,945$1,984,476$4,168,42599.3%$1,042,106
SteelersUFAActive20211$8,000,000$8,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,00087.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers4$11,168,425$2,792,106$4,168,4250.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Steelers$465,000$297,869$465,000$735,5160.4%$1,629,123
2018Steelers$655,717$297,869$328,000$953,5860.5%$655,717
2019Steelers$846,434$297,869$0$1,144,3030.6%$846,434
2020Steelers$1,037,151$297,869$0$1,335,0200.7%$1,037,151
2021Steelers$1,000,000$1,400,000$0$2,400,0001.3%$8,000,000
2022Steelers$0$1,400,000$0$5,600,0002.8%$0
2023Steelers$0$1,400,000$0$00.0%$0
2024Steelers$0$1,400,000$0$00.0%$0
2025Steelers$0$1,400,000$0$0--$0
Total$4,004,302$8,191,476$793,000$12,168,425$12,168,425

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017141063.8%11.5%000.004977415.8600
2018160085.9%0.4%11313.00111142612.8711
2019124057.2%0.5%000.004255213.1311
2020160084.1%0.7%000.00978318.6900

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$10,379,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$10,379,000$8,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.3M $6.6M $9.9M $13.2M $16.5M APY $4.5M $9.1M $13.6M $18.2M $22.7M $7,678,000 $4,925,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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