Ben Roethlisberger

Drafted:Round 1 (#11 overall), 2004
College:Miami (OH)

Current Salary Information

Ben Roethlisberger signed a 6 year / $87.99 million contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $25,200,000 signing bonus, $33,200,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,664,417.

Contract: 6 yr(s) / $87,986,500 Signing Bonus $25,200,000 Average Salary $14,664,417 Guaranteed: $33,200,000 Free Agent: 2016 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Dead
2008 2,500,000 4,300,000 - 1,447,500 - - - 8,247,500 -
2009 4,750,000 4,300,000 3,000,000 1,447,500 - - - 13,497,500 -
2010 6,155,882 4,200,000 - - - - - 10,355,882 -
2011 6,000,000 4,200,000 - - - 1,120,000 - 11,320,000 -
2012 900,000 4,200,000 - - - 3,795,000 - 8,895,000 -
2013 2,600,000 4,200,000 - - - 6,795,000 - 13,595,000 24,585,000
2014 12,100,000 - - - - 6,795,000 - 18,895,000 13,590,000
2015 11,600,000 - - - - 6,795,000 - 18,395,000 6,795,000
2016 UFA
  • $33.2 million guaranteed (signing bonus + $4M in 2009, 2010)
  • 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

 

Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OvertheCap.

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Fines

Team Reason Games Susp. Amount Date  
PIT 4 games $1,894,118.00 04/21/2010

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Feb 28 2013
Restructured 2013 base salary from $11.6 million to $2.6 million with Pittsburgh (PIT)
Feb 23 2012
Pittsburgh (PIT) restructured contract decreasing 2012 salary to $700,000
Mar 3 2008
Signed an 6 year $87.9 million extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
Aug 3 2004
Signed a 6 year $22.26 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
Apr 20 2004
Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#11 overall)