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Embed This Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback Age: 37 Exp: 15 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 2019, Roethlisberger will earn a base salary of $12,000,000 and a roster bonus of $5,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $23,200,000 and a dead cap value of $11,200,000.

    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 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $37,795,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-20,550,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $37,795,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-20,550,000 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $12,995,000 2016 Dead Cap: $24,800,000 2015 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $12,995,000 2016 Dead Cap: $24,800,000 2015 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 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $42,550,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-18,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $24,800,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-850,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $23,950,000 2017 Dead Cap: $18,600,000 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2017 Dead Cap: $18,600,000 2016 Cap Savings: $17,750,000
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $12,000,000 $6,200,000 - - $18,200,000 $30,600,000 $12,000,000($65,007,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $30,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-12,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $18,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $18,200,000 2018 Dead Cap: $12,400,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2018 Dead Cap: $12,400,000 2017 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $12,000,000 $6,200,000 $5,000,000 - $23,200,000 $29,400,000 $17,000,000($82,007,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $29,400,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $17,400,000 2018 Cap Savings: $5,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $23,200,000 2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 37 $12,000,000 $6,200,000 $5,000,000 - $23,200,000 $11,200,000 $17,000,000($99,007,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    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)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $5M (due 3/16/2018)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $5M (due 3/15/2019)
    • Super Bowl MVP: $500,000
    • AP MVP: $1M
    • Passer Rating of 100+: $1M

    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 Yearly Cash
    2008 26 $2,500,000 $4,300,000 - $1,447,500 - - $8,247,500 - $27,700,000($27,700,000)
    2009 27 $4,750,000 $4,300,000 $3,000,000 $1,447,500 - - $13,497,500 - $7,750,000($35,450,000)
    2010 28 $6,155,882 $4,200,000 - - - - $10,355,882 - $6,155,882($41,605,882)
    2011 29 $6,000,000 $4,200,000 - - - $1,120,000 $11,320,000 - $11,600,000($53,205,882)
    2012 30 $900,000 $4,200,000 - - - $3,795,000 $8,895,000 - $11,600,000($64,805,882)
    2013 31 $2,600,000 $4,200,000 - - - $6,795,000 $13,595,000 $24,585,000 $11,600,000($76,405,882)
    2014 32 $12,100,000 - - - - $6,795,000 $18,895,000 $13,590,000 $12,100,000($88,505,882)
    2015 33 $11,600,000 - - - - $6,795,000 $18,395,000 $6,795,000 $11,600,000($100,105,882)
    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
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - - - - $12,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $17,000,000
    15 seasons $79,952,382 $56,800,000 $12,422,000 - $25,300,000 $7,237,500 $5,574,982 $187,286,864
    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

  • 2019 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2018 PIT 16 16 16 1087 0.973 675 452 67 5129 320.56 34 16 96.46 31 98 3 7 340.86
    2017 PIT 15 15 15 1038 0.937 561 360 64.2 4251 283.40 28 14 93.37 28 47 0 3 260.74
    2016 PIT 14 14 14 921 0.850 509 328 64.4 3819 272.79 29 13 95.4 16 14 1 8 252.16
    2015 PIT 12 12 11 794 0.739 469 319 68 3938 328.17 21 16 94.46 15 29 0 2 214.12
    2014 PIT 16 16 16 1106 0.994 608 408 67.1 4952 309.50 32 9 103.32 32 27 0 9 306.18
    2013 PIT 16 16 16 1052 1.000 584 375 64.2 4261 266.31 28 14 91.99 26 99 1 8 260.84
    2012 PIT 13 13 13 834 0.782 449 284 63.3 3265 251.15 26 8 96.97 26 92 0 6 223.8
    2011 PIT 16 15 15 513 324 63.2 4077 271.80 21 14 90.1 31 70 0 8 216.08
    2010 PIT 12 12 12 389 240 61.7 3200 266.67 17 5 96.98 33 176 2 6 211.6
    2009 PIT 15 15 15 506 337 66.6 4328 288.53 26 12 100.47 40 82 2 7 267.32
    2008 PIT 16 16 16 469 281 59.9 3301 206.31 17 15 80.1 34 101 2 14 177.44
    2007 PIT 15 15 15 404 264 65.3 3154 210.27 32 11 104.13 35 204 2 9 260.56
    2006 PIT 15 15 15 469 280 59.7 3513 234.20 18 23 75.4 32 98 2 5 184.32
    Totals 191 190 189 6,832 - 6,605 4,252 64.4 51,188 269.41 329 170 - 379 1,137 15 92 3,176.02