Stephon Tuitt

3-4 Defensive End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $9,745,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.72%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $9,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.40%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.92
  • Total Contract Value: $60,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/79 at 34DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,000,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 304
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 2, #46 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $6,513,000

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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201724$1,000,000$3,018,081$0$1,000,000$4,018,0812.4%
201825$790,000$4,642,000$0$0$5,432,0003.1%
2019 📝
March 17: $3 million roster bonus is due
26$805,000$5,940,750$3,000,000$3,000,000$9,745,7505.2%
202027$9,000,000$5,940,750$0$0$14,940,7507.5%
202128$9,000,000$5,940,750$0$0$14,940,750--
202229$9,048,560$5,940,750$0$0$14,989,310--
Total$29,643,560$31,423,081$3,000,000$4,000,000$64,066,641
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Career Earnings: $33,755,884
Career APY: $6,751,177
Potential Earnings: $64,609,444
Total Guarantees: $16,721,844
Largest Cash Payment: $14,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,989,310 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedRenegotiated20144$4,609,444$1,152,361$2,721,844$3,560,88477.3%$1,186,961
SteelersExtensionActive20175$60,000,000$12,000,000$14,000,000$30,195,00050.3%$15,097,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers5$33,755,884$6,751,177$12,592,8840.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Steelers$420,000$418,081$0$420,000$838,0810.6%$2,092,324
2015Steelers$629,520$418,081$0$629,520$1,047,6010.7%$629,520
2016Steelers$839,040$418,081$0$0$1,257,1210.8%$839,040
2017Steelers$1,000,000$3,018,081$0$1,000,000$4,018,0812.4%$14,000,000
2018Steelers$790,000$4,642,000$0$0$5,432,0003.1%$11,000,000
2019Steelers$805,000$5,940,750$3,000,000$3,000,000$9,745,7505.2%$9,000,000
2020Steelers$9,000,000$5,940,750$0$0$14,940,7507.5%$9,000,000
2021Steelers$9,000,000$5,940,750$0$0$14,940,750--$9,000,000
2022Steelers$9,048,560$5,940,750$0$0$14,989,310--$9,048,560
Total$31,532,120$32,677,324$3,000,000$5,049,520$67,209,444$64,609,444

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141640.1%28.7%11614130001000
20151478.8%26.5%39156.5388101130000
20161473.0%21.6%2994308143002000
20171258.0%20.1%1643227122001000
20181466.1%20.5%27185.545.57204000000
2019639.2%11.8%1843.524670000000

Financial Reports

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