Troy Polamalu

Safety Age: 33 Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2003 College: Southern California
  • Current Contract

    Troy Polamalu signed a 2 year, $11,750,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $6,750,000 signing bonus, $6,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,875,000. In 2015, Polamalu will earn a base salary of $6,000,000. Polamalu has a cap hit of $8,250,000 while his dead money value is $4,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,750,000
    Signing Bonus $6,750,000
    Average Salary $5,875,000
    Guaranteed $6,750,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $1,500,000 $4,887,500 $6,387,500 $9,387,500
    2015 Contract details by year $6,000,000 $2,250,000 $8,250,000 $4,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $2,250,000 $8,000,000 $2,250,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $29,600,000
    Signing Bonus $10,550,000
    Average Salary $9,866,667
    Guaranteed $10,550,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2011 $3,450,000 $4,832,500 - $8,282,500 -
    2012 $6,250,000 $2,637,500 $250,000 $9,137,500 -
    2013 $7,500,000 $2,637,500 - $10,137,500 $5,275,000
    2014 $8,250,000 $2,637,500 - $10,887,500 $2,637,500
    Free agent year UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $445,000 $819,000 - - - $685,000 $2,174,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - $4,000,000 - - $4,305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $566,000 - - - - - $150,000 $716,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $827,000 - $725,000 - - - - $1,552,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 $10,975,000 - - - - - $11,575,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,625,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $4,625,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 - $1,400,000 - - - - $4,300,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,100,000 - - - - - - $6,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,450,000 $10,550,000 - - - - - $14,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - - - - - $250,000 $6,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - - - - - $7,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $6,750,000 - - - - - $8,250,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $31,848,000 $28,720,000 $5,944,000 - $4,000,000 - $1,085,000 $71,597,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/21/2011 Player contract details by year Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $10,000 for using a cellphone on the sideline
    09/16/2011 Player contract details by year Horse Collar Tackle $15,000 for horse collar tackle against Baltimore
    - $25,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Troy Polamalu ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($8,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #91
    AFC: #45
    AFC North: #0
    Pittsburgh Steelers: #0
    Safety: #0

    Total Cash ($6,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #159
    Safety: #0

    Average Annual ($5,875,000) Rank
    NFL: #205
    Safety: #0