• 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $2,104,275
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.16%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $885,855
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 0.51%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.42
  • Total Contract Value: $9,258,810
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,314,703
  • Position Ranking: 6/34 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,933,745
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 252
  • College: Wisconsin
  • Accrued Seasons: 1
  • Entry: 2017 Draft, Round 1, #30 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2021, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

T.J. Watt signed a 4 year contract worth $9,258,810 with the Steelers on June 14, 2017. Watt received a guarantee worth $7,933,745 including a $4,873,680 signing bonus. Watt's first three years are guaranteed and he has a partial 4th year guarantee. Please cite OTC as your source and provide a link to this page if using this information.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201723$465,000 $465,000$1,218,420$0$0$0$1,683,4201.0%
201824$885,855 $885,855$1,218,420$0$0$0$2,104,2751.2%
201925$1,306,710 $1,306,710$1,218,420$0$0$0$2,525,1301.3%
202026$1,727,565 $402,500$1,218,420$0$0$0$2,945,9851.5%
Total$4,385,130$4,873,680$0$0$0$9,258,810
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Career Earnings: $5,338,680
Career APY: $5,338,680
Potential Earnings: $9,258,810
Total Guarantees: $7,933,745
Largest Cash Payment: $5,338,680 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,945,985 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedActive20174$9,258,810$2,314,703$5,338,68057.7%$5,338,680
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers1$5,338,680$5,338,680$1,683,4200.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2017Steelers$465,000 $465,000$1,218,420$0$0$0$1,683,4201.0%$5,338,680
2018Steelers$885,855 $885,855$1,218,420$0$0$0$2,104,2751.2%$885,855
2019Steelers$1,306,710 $1,306,710$1,218,420$0$0$0$2,525,1301.3%$1,306,710
2020Steelers$1,727,565 $402,500$1,218,420$0$0$0$2,945,9851.5%$1,727,565
Total$4,385,130$4,873,680$0$0$0$9,258,810 $9,258,810

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20171576.4%33.6%341263581071171000
2018984.0%11.8%30138579141002000

Financial Reports

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