Stephon Tuitt

3-4 Defensive End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $13,642,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.55%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $9,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 6.28%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.66
  • Total Contract Value: $60,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/12 at 34DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,000,000
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 304
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 2, #46 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Stephon Tuitt signed a 5 year, $60 million contract extension with the Steelers on September 9, 2017. Details of the contract come from a report by Mike Florio of PFT. Per Florio, Tuitt received an $11 million signing bonus and $2 million roster bonus in 2017 which are the guaranteed portions of the contract. He has a $7.5 and $3 million roster bonus due on the fifth day of the 2018 and 2019 league year respectively.

On February 8, 2018, Tuitt converted $10.21 million of his base salary and roster bonus into a signing bonus. The move created $8.168 million in cap space for the Steelers in 2018. His future cap numbers will increase by $2.042 million in each of the remaining four years of his contract.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 24 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,018,081 $0 $0 $0 $4,018,081 2.4%
2018 25 $790,000 $4,642,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,432,000 3.1%
2019 26 $6,000,000 $4,642,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $13,642,000 7.2%
2020 27 $9,000,000 $4,642,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,642,000 6.8%
2021 28 $9,000,000 $4,642,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,642,000 --
2022 29 $9,048,560 $2,042,000 $0 $0 $0 $11,090,560 --
Total $34,838,560 $23,628,081 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $61,466,641
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Career Earnings: $28,560,884
Career APY: $5,712,177
Potential Earnings: $64,609,444
Total Guarantees: $16,721,844
Largest Cash Payment: $14,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $13,642,000 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Steelers Drafted Renegotiated 2014 4 $4,609,444 $1,152,361 $2,721,844 $3,560,884 77.3% $1,186,961
Steelers Extension Active 2017 5 $60,000,000 $12,000,000 $14,000,000 $25,000,000 41.7% $12,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Steelers 5 $28,560,884 $5,712,177 $12,592,884 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Steelers $420,000 $420,000 $418,081 $0 $0 $0 $838,081 0.6% $2,092,324
2015 Steelers $629,520 $629,520 $418,081 $0 $0 $0 $1,047,601 0.7% $629,520
2016 Steelers $839,040 $418,081 $0 $0 $0 $1,257,121 0.8% $839,040
2017 Steelers $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,018,081 $0 $0 $0 $4,018,081 2.4% $14,000,000
2018 Steelers $790,000 $4,642,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,432,000 3.1% $11,000,000
2019 Steelers $6,000,000 $4,642,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $13,642,000 7.2% $9,000,000
2020 Steelers $9,000,000 $4,642,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,642,000 6.8% $9,000,000
2021 Steelers $9,000,000 $4,642,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,642,000 -- $9,000,000
2022 Steelers $9,048,560 $2,042,000 $0 $0 $0 $11,090,560 -- $9,048,560
Total $36,727,120 $24,882,324 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $64,609,444   $64,609,444

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2014 16 40.1% 28.7%11614130001000
2015 14 78.8% 26.5%39156.5388101130000
2016 14 73.0% 21.6%2994308143002000
2017 12 58.0% 20.1%1643227122001000
2018 14 66.1% 20.5%27185.545.57204000000

Financial Reports

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