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Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Active Players (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Heyward Cameron Heyward DE $8,750,000 $2,400,000 - - - $3,751,250 - ($9,902,500) $14,901,250 7.20
DeCastro David DeCastro G $7,070,000 $3,200,000 - - - $1,697,500 - ($11,492,500) $11,967,500 5.78
Haden Joe Haden CB $1,200,000 $7,516,668 $3,000,000 - - - - ($16,116,668) $11,716,668 5.66
Dupree Bud Dupree OLB $9,232,000 - - - - - - ($9,232,000) $9,232,000 4.46
Villanueva Alejandro Villanueva LT $5,000,000 $1,625,000 - - - $1,765,000 - ($6,780,000) $8,390,000 4.06
Pouncey Maurkice Pouncey C $1,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - - $951,000 - ($12,000,000) $7,951,000 3.84
McDonald Vance McDonald TE $4,200,000 - $703,125 - $150,000 $727,500 - ($2,332,500) $5,780,625 2.79
Boswell Chris Boswell K $1,000,000 $1,200,000 $2,000,000 - - - - ($4,800,000) $4,200,000 2.03
Nelson Steven Nelson CB $1,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - ($7,500,000) $4,000,000 1.93
Barron Mark Barron ILB $1,000,000 $2,875,000 - - - - - ($5,750,000) $3,875,000 1.87
Williams Vince Williams ILB $805,000 $1,600,000 - - - $1,431,667 - ($9,900,004) $3,836,666 1.85
Bush Devin Bush ILB $495,000 $2,936,230 - - - - - ($18,871,766) $3,431,230 1.66
Finney B.J. Finney G $3,095,000 - - - - - - - $3,095,000 1.50
Burns Artie Burns CB $957,862 $1,293,817 $800,000 - - - - ($1,293,817) $3,051,679 1.47
Foster Ramon Foster G $1,100,000 $1,575,000 - - - - - ($4,250,000) $2,675,000 1.29
Watt T.J. Watt OLB $1,306,688 $1,218,376 - - - - - ($5,470,972) $2,525,064 1.22
Edmunds Terrell Edmunds S $966,263 $1,465,052 - - - - - ($6,813,947) $2,431,315 1.18
Hargrave Javon Hargrave DT $2,025,000 $173,314 - - - - - ($173,314) $2,198,314 1.06
Alualu Tyson Alualu DE $1,250,000 $875,000 - - - - - ($1,750,000) $2,125,000 1.03
Chickillo Anthony Chickillo OLB $805,000 $1,097,500 - - - - - ($2,195,000) $1,902,500 0.92
Nix Roosevelt Nix FB $1,250,000 $437,500 - - - - - ($1,312,500) $1,687,500 0.82
Berry Jordan Berry P $1,150,000 $375,000 - - - - - ($750,000) $1,525,000 0.74
Smith-Schuster JuJu Smith-Schuster WR $846,434 $297,868 - - - - - ($595,739) $1,144,302 0.55
McCullers Daniel McCullers DT $1,000,000 $125,000 - - - - - ($250,000) $1,125,000 0.54
Fitzpatrick Minkah Fitzpatrick S $1,083,199 - - - - - - ($5,925,756) $1,083,199 0.52
Washington James Washington WR $684,607 $338,426 - - - - - ($1,565,280) $1,023,033 0.49
Rudolph Mason Rudolph QB $658,267 $233,066 - - - - - ($699,198) $891,333 0.43
Sutton Cameron Sutton CB $677,400 $184,032 - - - - - ($368,064) $861,432 0.42
Conner James Conner RB $668,000 $176,572 - - - - - ($353,144) $844,572 0.41
Okorafor Chuks Okorafor T $620,000 $203,091 - - - - - ($609,273) $823,091 0.40
Johnson Diontae Johnson WR $495,000 $283,357 - - - - - ($1,133,428) $778,357 0.38
Matakevich Tyler Matakevich ILB $720,000 $15,764 - - - - - ($15,764) $735,764 0.36
Layne Justin Layne CB $495,000 $230,545 - - - - - ($922,180) $725,545 0.35
Canaday Kameron Canaday LS $720,000 - - - - - - - $720,000 0.35
Snell Jr. Benny Snell Jr. RB $495,000 $175,517 - - - - - ($702,068) $670,517 0.32
Banner Zach Banner T $645,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.31
Dangerfield Jordan Dangerfield FS $645,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.31
Feiler Matt Feiler RT $645,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.31
Hilton Mike Hilton CB $645,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.31
Holton Johnny Holton WR $645,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.31
Switzer Ryan Switzer WR $645,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.31
Samuels Jaylen Samuels RB $570,000 $64,516 - - - - - ($193,550) $634,516 0.31
Vannett Nick Vannett TE $606,118 - - - - - - - $606,117 0.29
Gentry Zach Gentry TE $495,000 $86,115 - - - - - ($344,460) $581,115 0.28
Adeniyi Olasunkanmi Adeniyi LB $570,000 $5,000 - - - - - ($10,000) $575,000 0.28
Buggs Isaiah Buggs DE $495,000 $42,158 - - - - - ($168,632) $537,158 0.26
Kelly Kam Kelly FS $495,000 - - - - - - - $495,000 0.24
Edmunds Trey Edmunds RB $455,294 - - - - - - - $455,294 0.22
Lynch Paxton Lynch QB $455,294 - - - - - - - $455,294 0.22
Hodges Devlin Hodges QB $436,765 - - - - - - - $436,764 0.21
Walton Leterrius Walton DT $417,351 - - - - - - - $417,351 0.20
Brooks-James Tony Brooks-James RB $262,059 - - - - - - - $262,058 0.13
Spillane Robert Spillane LB $232,944 - - - - - - - $232,944 0.11


2019 Injured Reserve Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on injured reserve. denotes a player designated to return. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (5) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Roethlisberger Ben Roethlisberger
(Elbow)
QB $2,500,000 $18,700,000 $5,000,000 - - - - ($43,700,000) $26,200,000 12.66
Tuitt Stephon Tuitt
(Pectoral)
DE $805,000 $2,600,000 $3,000,000 - - $3,340,750 - ($24,163,000) $9,745,750 4.71
Davis Sean Davis
(Shoulder)
FS $1,007,314 $293,087 - - - - - ($293,087) $1,300,401 0.63
Gilbert Ulysees Gilbert
(Back)
LB $439,944 $31,838 - - - - - ($127,353) $471,782 0.23
Hooks Lavon Hooks
(Achilles)
DE $378,000 - - - - - - - $378,000 0.18


2019 Reserve/PUP Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Shazier Ryan Shazier ILB $473,000 - - - - - - - $473,000 0.23


2019 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (11) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Allen Marcus Allen S $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.07
Gray Derwin Gray T $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.07
Jones Tevin Jones WR $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.07
Mondeaux Henry Mondeaux DT $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.07
Morris Patrick Morris C $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.07
Myres Alexander Myres CB $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.05
Dilauro Christian Dilauro G $88,000 - - - - - - - $88,000 0.04
Rader Kevin Rader TE $64,000 - - - - - - - $64,000 0.03
Wright Terry Wright WR $64,000 - - - - - - - $64,000 0.03
Smith Sutton Smith OLB $56,000 - - - - - - - $56,000 0.03
Scotland-Williamson Christian Scotland-Williamson TE $136,000 - - - - - - - - 0.00


2019 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (40) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Brown Antonio Brown WR - $11,400,000 - - - $9,720,000 - - $21,120,000 10.21
Burnett Morgan Burnett SS - $2,833,334 - - - - - - $2,833,334 1.37
Moncrief Donte Moncrief WR $794,120 $1,750,000 - - - - - - $2,544,120 1.23
Grimble Xavier Grimble TE $2,025,000 - - - - - - - $2,025,000 0.98
Gilbert Marcus Gilbert RT - - - - - $1,728,500 - - $1,728,500 0.84
Bostic Jon Bostic ILB - $700,000 - - - - - - $700,000 0.34
Elliott Jayrone Elliott OLB $254,118 - - - - - - - $254,117 0.12
Rogers Eli Rogers WR - $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000 0.12
Dobbs Joshua Dobbs QB $37,941 $149,781 - - - - - - $187,722 0.09
Johnson Fred Johnson G $174,706 $5,000 - - - - - - $179,706 0.09
Hawkins Jerald Hawkins T - $132,622 - - - - - - $132,622 0.06
Allen Brian Allen CB - $115,088 - - - - - - $115,088 0.06
Allen Marcus Allen S - $73,159 - - - - - - $73,159 0.04
Rader Kevin Rader TE $64,000 - - - - - - - $64,000 0.03
Spillane Robert Spillane LB $56,000 - - - - - - - $56,000 0.03
Frazier Joshua Frazier DT - $54,404 - - - - - - $54,404 0.03
Smith Sutton Smith OLB - $50,628 - - - - - - $50,628 0.02
Edmunds Trey Edmunds RB $40,000 - - - - - - - $40,000 0.02
Adams Keion Adams OLB - $33,008 - - - - - - $33,008 0.02
Gray Derwin Gray T - $26,362 - - - - - - $26,362 0.01
Lynch Paxton Lynch QB $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Mathis Trevon Mathis CB $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Hodges Devlin Hodges QB $16,000 $333 - - - - - - $16,333 0.01
Brooks-James Tony Brooks-James RB $16,000 - - - - - - - $16,000 0.01
Hall Darrin Hall RB $16,000 - - - - - - - $16,000 0.01
Myres Alexander Myres CB - $13,332 - - - - - - $13,332 0.01
Christion Taryn Christion QB $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Mack Alize Mack TE $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Thomas Matthew Thomas LB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Spencer Diontae Spencer WR - $6,000 - - - - - - $6,000 0.00
Askew-Henry Dravon Askew-Henry S - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Brumfield Garrett Brumfield G - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Johnson Trey Johnson CB - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Wood Trevor Wood TE - $2,333 - - - - - - $2,333 0.00
McMillan Travon McMillan RB - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Wright Matthew Wright K - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Berryman Ian Berryman P - $666 - - - - - - $666 0.00
Locke P.J. Locke S - $666 - - - - - - $666 0.00
Prince Damian Prince T - $333 - - - - - - $333 0.00
Skipper Tuzar Skipper DE - $333 - - - - - - $333 0.00


2019 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2019 NFL Salary Cap $188,200,000
2018 Rollover Cap $18,248,920
Adjustment $450,000
Adjusted Salary Cap $206,898,920
All Contracts $133,483,067
Injured Reserve Money $38,095,933
Reserve/PUP Money $473,000
Dead Cap $32,622,098
Practice Squad Money $1,064,000
Total Cap $205,738,098
Steelers Cap Space ($1,160,822)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2019 NFL Salary Cap $188,200,000
2018 Rollover Cap $18,248,920
Adjustment $450,000
Adjusted Salary Cap $206,898,920
All Contracts $73,681,545 $39,824,484 $9,503,125 - $150,000 $10,323,917 - $133,483,067
Injured Reserve Money $5,130,258 $21,624,925 $8,000,000 - - $3,340,750 - $38,095,933
Reserve/PUP Money $473,000 - - - - - - $473,000
Dead Money $3,557,885 $17,615,714 - - - $11,448,500 - $32,622,098
Practice Squad $1,200,000 - - - - - - $1,064,000
Total $84,042,688 $79,065,123 $17,503,125 - $150,000 $25,113,167 - $205,738,098
Cap Space $1,160,822