Deshon Elliott

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Steelers, SS Age: 26-5d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 6 (#190 overall), 2018 College: Texas Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)

 
  • Current Contract

    Deshon Elliott signed a 2 year, $6,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024, Elliott will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $1,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.
    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $1,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2024 Contract details by year 27 $1,500,000 $750,000 $2,250,000 $1,500,000 $3,000,000($3,000,000) $3,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $750,000 2025 Dead Cap: $750,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $750,000 2025 Dead Cap: $750,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,500,000

    Potential Out: 2025, 1 yr, $3,000,000; $750,000 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 28 $3,000,000 $750,000 $3,750,000 $750,000 $3,000,000($6,000,000) $3,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $750,000 2025 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $750,000 2025 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $750,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $750,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2023-2023

    Deshon Elliott signed a 1 year, $1,770,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $690,000 signing bonus, $1,770,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,770,000. In 2024, Elliott will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $1,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,770,000
    Signing Bonus $690,000
    Average Salary $1,770,000
    Total Guarantees $1,770,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,770,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2022-2022

    Deshon Elliott signed a 1 year, $1,100,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $135,000 signing bonus, $135,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,100,000. In 2024, Elliott will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $1,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.
    Contract: 1 day(s) / $1,100,000
    Signing Bonus $135,000
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Total Guarantees $135,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $135,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2018-2021Entry Level

    Deshon Elliott signed a 4 year, $2,617,795 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including a $157,795 signing bonus, $157,795 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $654,449. In 2024, Elliott will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $1,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,617,795
    Signing Bonus $157,795
    Average Salary $654,449
    Total Guarantees $157,795
    Guaranteed at Signing $157,795
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $363,000 $157,795 - - - - - $520,795
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - $55,451 $625,451
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - - - - $557,477 $1,307,477
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,183,000 - - - - - - $2,183,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $965,000 $135,000 - - - - - $1,100,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,080,000 $690,000 - - - - - $1,770,000
    6 seasons $5,911,000 $982,795 - - - - $612,928 $7,506,723
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - $3,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    $10,411,000 $2,482,795 - - - - $612,928 $13,506,723
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,866,000 $157,795 - - - - $612,928 $4,636,723
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $965,000 $135,000 - - - - - $1,100,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,080,000 $690,000 - - - - - $1,770,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/03/2023, $9,833

      Hit to a defenseless receiver against New England (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 11/03/2023, $43,709

      Impermissible Use of the Helmet against New England (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 11/13/2020, $4,203

      Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jack Doyle (IND)


    • TOTAL: $57,745

  • Transactions

    Mar 14 2024Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Nov 3 2023Fined $43,709 Impermissible Use of the Helmet against New England (NE)
    Nov 3 2023Fined $9,833 Hit to a defenseless receiver against New England (NE)
    Mar 15 2023Signed a 1 year $1.77 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 13 2022Signed a 1 year $1.1 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Nov 13 2020Fined $4,203 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jack Doyle (IND)
    May 5 2018Signed a 4 year $2.61 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Apr 28 2018Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 6 (#190 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 MIA 15 15 14 856 95.2 82 53 29 1
    2022 DET 14 14 13 864 80.6 95 72 23 1 1
    2021 BAL 6 6 6 305 28.0 1 23 19 4 1
    2020 BAL 16 16 16 1044 105.7 2.5 80 51 29 2
    2019 BAL 6 6 42 4.2 6 6
    Totals 57 57 49 3,111 - 4 286 201 85 3 3