Embed This Cameron Heyward

Defensive End Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#31 overall), 2011 College: Ohio State Agent(s): Michael Perrett (Element Sports Group)



  • Current Contract

    Cameron Heyward signed a 6 year, $59,200,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $12,000,000 signing bonus, $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,866,667. In 2017, Heyward will earn a base salary of $775,000, a roster bonus of $3,000,000 and a restructure bonus of $4,225,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,231,250 and a dead cap value of $15,200,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $59,200,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $9,866,667
    Total Guarantees $15,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / 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 26 $1,000,000 $2,400,000 $3,000,000 - $6,400,000 $15,000,000 $16,027,707($16,027,707)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $15,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-8,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $15,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-8,600,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $5,400,0002016 Dead Cap: $9,600,0002015 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $5,400,0002016 Dead Cap: $9,600,0002015 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $3,000,000 $2,400,000 $5,000,000 - $10,400,000 $17,600,000 $8,000,000($24,027,707)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $17,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $-7,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $9,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $800,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $10,400,0002017 Dead Cap: $7,200,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002017 Dead Cap: $7,200,0002016 Cap Savings: $8,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $775,000 $2,400,000 $3,000,000 $1,056,250 $7,231,250 $15,200,000 $8,000,000($32,027,707)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $15,200,0002017 Cap Savings: $-7,968,750 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $14,425,0002017 Cap Savings: $-7,193,750 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $7,231,2502018 Dead Cap: $7,968,7502017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $6,456,2502018 Dead Cap: $7,968,7502017 Cap Savings: $775,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 3 yr, $32,027,707; $7,968,750 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 29 $9,000,000 $2,400,000 - $1,056,250 $12,456,250 $7,968,750 $9,000,000($41,027,707)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $7,968,7502018 Cap Savings: $4,487,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $7,968,7502018 Cap Savings: $4,487,500 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $3,456,2502019 Dead Cap: $4,512,5002018 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $3,456,2502019 Dead Cap: $4,512,5002018 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $8,750,000 $2,400,000 - $1,056,250 $12,206,250 $4,512,500 $8,750,000($49,777,707)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $4,512,5002019 Cap Savings: $7,693,750 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $4,512,5002019 Cap Savings: $7,693,750 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $3,456,2502020 Dead Cap: $1,056,2502019 Cap Savings: $8,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $3,456,2502020 Dead Cap: $1,056,2502019 Cap Savings: $8,750,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $9,500,000 - - $1,056,250 $10,556,250 $1,056,250 $9,500,000($59,277,707)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $1,056,2502020 Cap Savings: $9,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $1,056,2502020 Cap Savings: $9,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $1,056,2502021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $9,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $1,056,2502021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $9,500,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $15M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2015 roster bonus)
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $3M (7/25/15)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $5M (due 5th league day, 3/13/2016)
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $3M (due 3/13/2017)
    • 2017 Restructure: $4.225M / 4 years
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $6,705,028
    Signing Bonus $3,376,384
    Average Salary $1,676,257
    Guaranteed $5,415,706
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 22 $375,000 $844,096 - $1,219,096 -
    2012 23 $679,774 $844,096 - $1,523,870 -
    2013 24 $984,548 $844,096 - $1,828,644 $2,672,740
    2014 25 $1,289,322 $844,096 - $2,133,418 $844,096
    2015 26 $6,969,000 - - $6,969,000 $6,969,000
    2016 Free agent year 27 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $3,376,384 - - - - - $3,751,384
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $679,774 - - - - - - $679,774
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $984,548 - - - - - - $984,548
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,289,322 - - - - - - $1,289,322
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $12,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - $27,707 $16,027,707
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $8,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $775,000 - $3,000,000 - $4,225,000 - - $8,000,000
    7 seasons $8,103,644 $15,376,384 $11,000,000 - $4,225,000 - $27,707 $38,732,735
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - - - - - $9,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,750,000 - - - - - - $8,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - - - - - $9,500,000
    $35,353,644 $15,376,384 $11,000,000 - $4,225,000 - $27,707 $65,982,735
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/16/2015, $5,787

      Uniform violation (message in eye black)


    • Player contract details by year 10/03/2014, $22,050

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (verballing abusing official)


    • TOTAL: $27,837

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Cameron Heyward ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 5 5 5 268 0.838 3 18 10 8
    2016 8 8 7 364 0.348 3 21 17 4
    2015 16 16 16 978 0.886 7 54 39 15 1
    2014 16 16 16 858 0.867 7.5 53 33 20
    2013 16 16 13 828 0.774 5 59 35 24
    2012 16 16 262 0.266 1.5 20 13 7
    2011 16 16 1 11 10 1 1