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Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 Salary Cap

Steelers 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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2022 NFL Offseason Series: AFC North
Breaking down the upcoming offseason for each 2022 AFC North team, broken down by division, including projected cap space, players under contract, notable free agents, potential extension candidates, franchise tag possibilities, & trade/cut options. READ ON
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Active Players (58) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Watt T.J. Watt OLB $31,118,694 $24,000,000 $7,118,694 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($72,474,776) $31,118,694 14.41
Heyward Cameron Heyward DT $17,406,250 $6,500,000 $4,050,000 $4,500,000 0- 0- $2,356,250 0- ($19,218,750) $17,406,250 8.06
Tuitt Stephon Tuitt DE $13,975,750 $9,050,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $4,925,750 0- ($9,680,750) $13,975,750 6.47
Fitzpatrick Minkah Fitzpatrick FS $10,612,000 $10,612,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,612,000) $10,612,000 4.91
Roethlisberger Ben Roethlisberger QB $10,340,000 0- $2,585,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,340,000) $10,340,000 4.79
Schobert Joe Schobert ILB $9,704,352 $8,750,000 0- $282,352 0- $200,000 $472,000 0- ($1,770,000) $9,704,352 4.49
Banner Zach Banner RT $6,625,000 $5,000,000 $1,625,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,625,000) $6,625,000 3.07
Bush Devin Bush ILB $6,004,653 $3,068,423 $2,936,230 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,004,653) $6,004,653 2.78
Smith-Schuster JuJu Smith-Schuster WR $5,600,000 0- $1,400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,600,000) $5,600,000 2.59
Sutton Cameron Sutton CB $5,200,000 $4,500,000 $700,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,800,000) $5,200,000 2.41
Boswell Chris Boswell K $4,948,334 $3,260,000 $1,200,000 0- 0- 0- $488,334 0- ($1,688,334) $4,948,334 2.29
Watt Derek Watt FB $4,713,334 $2,750,000 $1,083,334 0- 0- 0- $880,000 0- ($1,963,334) $4,713,334 2.18
Rudolph Mason Rudolph QB $4,040,000 $3,000,000 $1,040,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,040,000) $4,040,000 1.87
Ebron Eric Ebron TE $3,904,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $976,000 0- ($3,904,000) $3,904,000 1.81
Alualu Tyson Alualu DE $3,462,500 $2,500,000 $962,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($962,500) $3,462,500 1.60
Haeg Joe Haeg RT $3,100,000 $2,100,000 $500,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $3,100,000 1.44
Harris Najee Harris RB $2,965,329 $1,253,066 $1,712,263 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,675,184) $2,965,329 1.37
Wormley Chris Wormley DT $2,900,000 $2,300,000 $600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($600,000) $2,900,000 1.34
Claypool Chase Claypool WR $1,804,534 $1,211,511 $593,023 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,186,046) $1,804,534 0.84
Freiermuth Pat Freiermuth TE $1,370,041 $934,008 $436,033 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,242,107) $1,370,041 0.63
Johnson Diontae Johnson WR $1,362,124 $1,078,767 $283,357 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($283,357) $1,362,124 0.63
Highsmith Alex Highsmith OLB $1,195,545 $987,471 $208,074 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($416,148) $1,195,545 0.55
Layne Justin Layne CB $1,195,545 $965,000 $230,545 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($230,545) $1,195,545 0.55
Snell Jr. Benny Snell Jr. RB $1,140,517 $965,000 $175,517 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($175,517) $1,140,517 0.53
Green Kendrick Green G $1,108,129 $881,626 $226,503 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($679,509) $1,108,129 0.51
McFarland Anthony McFarland RB $1,075,607 $895,000 $180,607 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($361,214) $1,075,607 0.50
Dotson Kevin Dotson G $1,059,704 $895,000 $164,704 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($329,408) $1,059,704 0.49
Gentry Zach Gentry TE $1,051,115 $965,000 $86,115 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($86,115) $1,051,115 0.49
Moore Dan Moore LT $999,476 $825,000 $174,476 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($523,428) $999,476 0.46
Gilbert Ulysees Gilbert ILB $996,839 $965,000 $31,839 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($31,839) $996,839 0.46
Johnson Buddy Johnson LB $949,836 $825,000 $124,836 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($374,508) $949,836 0.44
Davis Carlos Davis DE $918,376 $895,000 $23,376 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($46,752) $918,376 0.43
Loudermilk Isaiahh Loudermilk DT $905,072 $825,000 $80,072 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($240,216) $905,072 0.42
Pierre James Pierre CB $898,000 $895,000 $3,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000) $898,000 0.42
Green Chaz Green T $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Edmunds Trey Edmunds RB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Johnson Isaiah Johnson CB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Mondeaux Henry Mondeaux DE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Rader Kevin Rader TE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Sims Jr. Steven Sims Jr. WR $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Stephens Linden Stephens S $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Sternberger Jace Sternberger TE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Tuszka Derrek Tuszka DE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Norwood Tre Norwood CB $848,610 $825,000 $23,610 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($70,830) $848,610 0.39
Harvin III Pressley Harvin III P $845,184 $825,000 $20,184 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($60,552) $845,184 0.39
Kuntz Christian Kuntz LS $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Leglue John Leglue G $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Pridgeon Malcolm Pridgeon G $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
White Cody White WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Archibong Daniel Archibong DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Bussey Jr. Rico Bussey Jr. WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Davis Khalil Davis DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Gilliam Nate Gilliam G $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Scott Delontae Scott DE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Sloman Sam Sloman K $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Stiner Donovan Stiner S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Sunahara Rex Sunahara LS $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Vaughns Tyler Vaughns WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Active Roster: $184,044,450 $123,141,872 $30,578,892 $5,282,352 - $200,000 $10,098,334 - - $184,044,450 85.22

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

Estimated cap dollars necessary to sign upcoming draft picks (not included in the cap figure yet)

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #20 Round 1, Pick #20 $2,784,195 $705,000 $2,079,195 - - - - - - $2,784,195 $2,784,195
Projected Draft Pool: $2,784,195 $2,784,195 $2,784,195


2022 Dead Cap

These cap figures derive from the trade or release of players from the active roster or practice squad. All count toward the team total.

Player (11) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
IngramMelvin Ingram OLB $2,340,000 - $2,340,000 - - - - - - $2,340,000 1.08
RocheQuincy Roche DE $109,932 - $109,932 - - - - - - $109,932 0.05
BuggsIsaiah Buggs DE $42,158 - $42,158 - - - - - - $42,158 0.02
BrownShakur Brown CB $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
StinerDonovan Stiner S $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
GilbertMark Gilbert CB $12,000 - $12,000 - - - - - - $12,000 0.01
WadeLamont Wade S $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
WatsonJamar Watson LB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
McKoyIsaiah McKoy WR $6,000 - $6,000 - - - - - - $6,000 0.00
BundageCalvin Bundage LB $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Bussey Jr.Rico Bussey Jr. WR $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Dead Money: $2,570,424 - $2,570,424 - - - - - - $2,570,424 1.19

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2022 NFL Salary Cap $208,200,000
2021 Rollover Cap $7,758,586
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $215,958,586
All Contracts $123,141,872 $30,578,892 $5,282,352 - $200,000 $10,098,334 - $184,044,450
Top 51 Contracts $118,206,872 $30,578,892 $5,282,352 - $200,000 $10,098,334 - $179,109,450
Dead Money - $2,570,424 - - - - - $2,570,424
Total (All) $123,141,872 $33,149,316 $5,282,352 - $200,000 $10,098,334 - $186,614,874
Total (w/Top 51) $118,206,872 $33,149,316 $5,282,352 - $200,000 $10,098,334 - $181,679,874
Cap Space (w/All) $29,343,712
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $34,278,712