Embed This Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback Age: 35 Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2004 College: Miami (OH) Agent(s): Rep 1 Sports
  • Current Contract

    Ben Roethlisberger signed a 4 year, $87,400,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $31,000,000 signing bonus, $31,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,850,000. In 2017, Roethlisberger will earn a base salary of $12,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,200,000 and a dead cap value of $18,600,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $87,400,000
    Signing Bonus $31,000,000
    Average Salary $21,850,000
    Total Guarantees $31,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $31,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 33 $1,000,000 $6,200,000 $3,250,000 $6,795,000 $17,245,000 $37,795,000 $35,257,482($35,257,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $37,795,0002015 Cap Savings: $-20,550,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $37,795,0002015 Cap Savings: $-20,550,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $12,995,0002016 Dead Cap: $24,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $12,995,0002016 Dead Cap: $24,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $4,250,000
    2016 Contract details by year 34 $17,750,000 $6,200,000 - - $23,950,000 $42,550,000 $17,750,000($53,007,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $42,550,0002016 Cap Savings: $-18,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $24,800,0002016 Cap Savings: $-850,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $23,950,0002017 Dead Cap: $18,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002017 Dead Cap: $18,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $17,750,000
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $12,000,000 $6,200,000 - - $18,200,000 $18,600,000 $12,000,000($65,007,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $18,600,0002017 Cap Savings: $-400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $18,600,0002017 Cap Savings: $-400,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002017 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002017 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $12,000,000 $6,200,000 $5,000,000 - $23,200,000 $12,400,000 $17,000,000($82,007,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002018 Cap Savings: $10,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002018 Cap Savings: $10,800,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $17,000,000

    Potential Out: 2019, 4 yr, $82,007,482; $6,200,000 dead cap

    2019 Contract details by year 37 $12,000,000 $6,200,000 $5,000,000 - $23,200,000 $6,200,000 $17,000,000($99,007,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $31M fully guaranteed (Signing Bonus)
    • 2016-17 salaries  ($29.75M) guaranteed for injury only
    • Incentives: $9M (2018-19 escalators)

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2015

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $87,986,500
    Signing Bonus $25,200,000
    Average Salary $14,664,417
    Guaranteed $33,200,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2008 26 $2,500,000 $4,300,000 - $1,447,500 - - $8,247,500 -
    2009 27 $4,750,000 $4,300,000 $3,000,000 $1,447,500 - - $13,497,500 -
    2010 28 $6,155,882 $4,200,000 - - - - $10,355,882 -
    2011 29 $6,000,000 $4,200,000 - - - $1,120,000 $11,320,000 -
    2012 30 $900,000 $4,200,000 - - - $3,795,000 $8,895,000 -
    2013 31 $2,600,000 $4,200,000 - - - $6,795,000 $13,595,000 $24,585,000
    2014 32 $12,100,000 - - - - $6,795,000 $18,895,000 $13,590,000
    2015 33 $11,600,000 - - - - $6,795,000 $18,395,000 $6,795,000
    2016 Free agent year 34 UFA  
    • $25.2 million guaranteed (signing bonus)
    • $4M of his 2009 & 2010 salaries are guaranteed for injury
    • Clause forbidding him from participating in "hazardous activities"
    • 2009 Roster Bonus: $3 million
    • 2011 Restructure Bonus: $600,000
    • 2012 Restructure Bonus: $10.7 million / 4 years
    • 2013 Restructure Bonus: $11 million / 3 years

     

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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $600,000 $1,172,000 - - - $283,500 $2,285,500
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - $7,237,500 $2,367,750 $9,910,250
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $655,500 - - - - - $2,342,750 $2,998,250
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $1,006,000 - - - - - $573,500 $1,579,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $25,200,000 - - - - - $27,700,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $7,750,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,155,882 - - - - - - $6,155,882
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - - $5,600,000 - - $11,600,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - - $10,700,000 - - $11,600,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - - $9,000,000 - - $11,600,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $12,100,000 - - - - - - $12,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $31,000,000 $3,250,000 - - - $7,482 $35,257,482
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,750,000 - - - - - - $17,750,000
    13 seasons $55,952,382 $56,800,000 $7,422,000 - $25,300,000 $7,237,500 $5,574,982 $158,286,864
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - - - - $12,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $17,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $17,000,000
    $91,952,382 $56,800,000 $17,422,000 - $25,300,000 $7,237,500 $5,574,982 $204,286,864
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 04/21/2010, 4 games, $1,894,118

      Violating the league's player conduct policy


    • TOTAL: $1,894,118

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ben Roethlisberger ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($18,200,000) Rank
    NFL: #18
    Pittsburgh Steelers: #1
    Quarterback: #14

    Total Cash ($12,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Average Annual ($21,850,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum AAV
    Andrew Luck, IND
    Similarity Score: 96.47%
    15 15 15 1013 0.924 545 346 63.5 4240 12.3 31 13 96.43 64 341 2 6 $24,594,000
    Carson Palmer, ARI
    Similarity Score: 91.92%
    15 15 15 1045 0.908 597 364 61 4233 11.6 26 14 87.18 14 38 0 14 $8,000,000
    Drew Brees, NO
    Similarity Score: 90.55%
    16 16 16 1151 1 673 471 70 5208 11.1 37 15 101.69 23 20 2 5 $8,078,000
    Ryan Tannehill, MIA
    Similarity Score: 88.95%
    13 13 13 758 0.8 389 261 67.1 2995 11.5 19 12 93.5 39 164 1 9 $19,250,000
    Eli Manning, NYG
    Similarity Score: 87.95%
    16 16 16 1061 1 598 377 63 4027 10.7 26 16 86.02 22 -9 0 7 $16,250,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2016 14 14 14 921 0.850 509 328 64.4 3819 11.6 29 13 95.4 16 14 1 8 252.16
    2015 12 12 11 794 0.739 469 319 68 3938 12.3 21 16 94.46 15 29 0 2 214.12
    2014 16 16 16 1106 0.994 608 408 67.1 4952 12.1 32 9 103.32 32 27 0 9 306.18
    2013 16 16 16 1052 1.000 584 375 64.2 4261 11.4 28 14 91.99 26 99 1 8 260.84
    2012 13 13 13 834 0.782 449 284 63.3 3265 11.5 26 8 96.97 26 92 0 6 223.8
    2011 16 15 15 513 324 63.2 4077 12.6 21 14 90.1 31 70 0 8 216.08
    2010 12 12 12 389 240 61.7 3200 13.3 17 5 96.98 33 176 2 6 211.6
    2009 15 15 15 506 337 66.6 4328 12.8 26 12 100.47 40 82 2 7 267.32
    2008 16 16 16 469 281 59.9 3301 11.7 17 15 80.1 34 101 2 14 177.44
    2007 15 15 15 404 264 65.3 3154 11.9 32 11 104.13 35 204 2 9 260.56
    2006 15 15 15 469 280 59.7 3513 12.5 18 23 75.4 32 98 2 5 184.32
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • NFL Rank: #0
    • QB Rank: #0

    Current Contract

    • QB Rank: #0

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Roethlisberger's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Roethlisberger statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Ben Roethlisberger's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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