Chris Boswell

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Steelers, K Age: 31-76d Exp: 7 Years
Undrafted: 2014, Texans College: Rice Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Chris Boswell signed a 4 year, $16,806,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $7,295,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,201,500. In 2022, Boswell will earn a base salary of $3,260,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,948,334 and a dead cap value of $1,688,334.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $16,806,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $4,201,500
    Total Guarantees $7,295,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,295,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $705,000 $1,200,000 $1,295,000 - $3,200,000 $7,295,000 $8,000,000($8,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $7,295,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,095,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $7,295,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,095,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,790,000 2019 Dead Cap: $3,505,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-590,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,790,000 2019 Dead Cap: $3,505,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-590,000
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $1,200,000 $2,000,000 - $4,200,000 $4,800,000 $3,000,000($11,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $4,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $910,000 $1,200,000 - $488,333 $2,598,333 $5,975,000 $2,375,000($13,375,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,975,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-3,376,667 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,065,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-2,466,667 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,598,333 2021 Dead Cap: $3,376,667 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,688,333 2021 Dead Cap: $3,376,667 2020 Cap Savings: $910,000
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $3,085,000 $1,200,000 - $488,333 $4,773,333 $6,461,667 $3,085,000($16,460,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,461,667 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,688,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,376,667 2021 Cap Savings: $1,396,666 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,773,333 2022 Dead Cap: $1,688,334 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,688,333 2022 Dead Cap: $1,688,334 2021 Cap Savings: $3,085,000
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $3,260,000 $1,200,000 - $488,334 $4,948,334 $1,688,334 $3,260,000($19,720,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,688,334 2022 Cap Savings: $3,260,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,688,334 2022 Cap Savings: $3,260,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,688,334 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,260,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,688,334 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,260,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $2.95M
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $2M (due 8/29/2019)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $1M (3/20/2020)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,914,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,914,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $615,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $615,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / RFA

    2015-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $960,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / ERFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $435,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $435,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / ERFA

    2014-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,533,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000
    Average Salary $511,000
    Total Guarantees $3,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings - $3,000 - - - - - $3,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,300 - - - - - - $6,300
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $332,647 - - - - - $50,569 $383,216
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - - $525,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $705,000 $6,000,000 $1,295,000 - - - - $8,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $3,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $910,000 - - - $1,465,000 - - $2,375,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,085,000 - - - - - - $3,085,000
    8 seasons $7,178,947 $6,003,000 $3,295,000 - $1,465,000 - $50,569 $17,992,516
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,260,000 - - - - - - $3,260,000
    $10,438,947 $6,003,000 $3,295,000 - $1,465,000 - $50,569 $21,252,516
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,300 $3,000 - - - - - $9,300
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,172,647 $6,000,000 $3,295,000 - $1,465,000 - $50,569 $17,983,216
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/11/2015, $8,681

      Unnecessary Roughness against Quan Bray (IND)


    • TOTAL: $8,681

  • Transactions

    Aug 23 2018Signed a 4 year $16.8 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 12 2018Signed a 1 year $2.914 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Feb 2 2017Signed a 1 year $615,000 reserve/future contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Dec 11 2015Fined $8,681 Unnecessary Roughness against Quan Bray (IND)
    Oct 3 2015Signed a 2 year $1.1 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Sep 5 2015Waived by New York (NYG)
    Sep 2 2015Re-signed by New York (NYG)
    Aug 17 2015Waived by New York (NYG)
    Jan 15 2015Signed a reserve/future contract with New York (NYG)
    Aug 30 2014Waived by Houston (HOU)
    May 11 2014Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP Snaps FG Att FG Made FG % PAT Att PAT Made PAT %
    2021 PIT 17 17 139 40 36 90 29 27 93.1
    2020 PIT 13 13 120 20 19 95 38 34 89.5
    2019 PIT 16 16 127 31 29 93.5 28 28 100
    2018 PIT 15 15 153 20 13 65 48 43 89.6
    2017 PIT 16 16 169 38 35 92.1 39 37 94.9
    2016 PIT 15 15 144 25 21 84 36 36 100
    2015 PIT 12 12 132 32 29 90.6 27 26 96.3
    Totals 104 104 984 206 182 88.3 245 231 94.3