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Darrius Heyward-Bey

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Steelers, WR Age: 33 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2009 College: Maryland Agent(s): Ben Dogra (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Darrius Heyward-Bey signed a 3 year, $3,800,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $400,000 signing bonus, $400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,266,667. In , Heyward-Bey will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $3,800,000
    Signing Bonus $400,000
    Average Salary $1,266,667
    Total Guarantees $400,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $400,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $1,000,000 $133,333 $1,133,333 $1,400,000 $1,400,000($1,400,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-266,667 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $400,000 2016 Cap Savings: $733,333 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $1,133,333 2017 Dead Cap: $266,667 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $133,333 2017 Dead Cap: $266,667 2016 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $1,200,000 $133,333 $1,333,333 $1,466,667 $1,200,000($2,600,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $1,466,667 2017 Cap Savings: $-133,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $266,667 2017 Cap Savings: $1,066,666 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $1,333,333 2018 Dead Cap: $133,334 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $133,333 2018 Dead Cap: $133,334 2017 Cap Savings: $1,200,000
    2018 Contract details by year 31 $1,200,000 $133,334 $1,333,334 $1,333,334 $1,200,000($3,800,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $1,333,334 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $133,334 2018 Cap Savings: $1,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $1,333,334 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $133,334 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $1,200,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $825,000
    Signing Bonus $80,000
    Average Salary $825,000
    Total Guarantees $80,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $80,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $795,000
    Signing Bonus $65,000
    Average Salary $795,000
    Total Guarantees $65,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Total Guarantees $1,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2009-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $38,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,650,000
    Total Guarantees $23,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,920,000 - $500,000 - - - - $2,420,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - - $13,150,000 - $13,545,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $250,000 - - $7,535,000 $8,785,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $5,279,000 - - $250,000 - - - $5,529,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - $2,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $730,000 $65,000 - - - - - $795,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $745,000 $80,000 - - - - $139,583 $964,583
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $400,000 - - - - - $1,400,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,200,000 - - - - - - $1,200,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,200,000 - - - - - - $1,200,000
    10 seasons $14,469,000 $2,045,000 $500,000 $500,000 - $13,150,000 $7,674,583 $38,338,583
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,594,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - $13,150,000 - $30,279,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - $2,500,000
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,875,000 $545,000 - - - - - $5,559,583
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/28/2018, $26,739

      Verbally abusing an official against Tampa Bay (TB)


    • TOTAL: $26,739

  • Transactions

    Sep 28 2018Fined $26,739 Verbally abusing an official against Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 7 2016Signed a 3 year $3.8 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 26 2015Signed a 1 year $825,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 2 2014Signed a 1 year $795k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 1 2013Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)
    Mar 12 2013Released by Oakland (OAK)
    Jul 30 2009Signed a 5 year $38.25 million contract with Oakland
    Apr 25 2009Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 1 (#7 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2018 PIT 14 14 2 77 6.9 2 1 9 9 0.64 0 0 0 0.2
    2017 PIT 16 16 89 8.0 3 2 47 23.5 2.94 0 0 0 13.9
    2016 PIT 10 10 233 21.5 19 6 114 19 11.40 2 0 2 35.4
    2015 PIT 16 16 4 401 37.3 39 21 314 15 19.63 2 0 2 43.4
    2014 PIT 16 16 1 123 11.1 5 3 33 11 2.06 0 1 1 1.3
    2013 IND 16 16 11 603 56.4 64 29 309 10.7 19.31 1 0 9 39.5
    2012 OAK 15 15 14 806 74.6 80 41 606 14.8 40.40 5 0 6 92.2
    2011 OAK 15 15 14 115 64 975 15.2 65.00 4 1 6 119.5
    2010 OAK 15 15 14 65 26 366 14.1 24.40 1 1 45.4
    2009 OAK 11 11 11 40 9 124 13.8 11.27 1 0 20.3
    Totals 144 144 71 2,332 - 432 202 2,897 14.3 20.12 16 3 26 411.10