James Daniels

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Steelers, G Age: 25-142d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#39 overall), 2018 College: Iowa Agent(s): Cedric Saunders, Brian Levy (Goal Line Football)

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  • Current Contract

    James Daniels signed a 3 year, $26,500,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $8,750,000 signing bonus, $8,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,833,333. In 2023, Daniels will earn a base salary of $8,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,166,666 and a dead cap value of $5,833,334.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $26,500,000
    Signing Bonus $8,750,000
    Average Salary $8,833,333
    Total Guarantees $8,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $8,750,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 25 $1,250,000 $2,916,667 $4,166,666 $8,750,000 $10,000,000($10,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $8,750,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-4,583,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $8,750,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-4,583,334 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,916,667 2023 Dead Cap: $5,833,333 2022 Cap Savings: $1,249,999 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,916,667 2023 Dead Cap: $5,833,333 2022 Cap Savings: $1,249,999

    Potential Out: 2023, 1 yr, $10,000,000; $5,833,334 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 26 $8,250,000 $2,916,667 $11,166,666 $5,833,334 $8,250,000($18,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $5,833,334 2023 Cap Savings: $5,333,332 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,833,334 2023 Cap Savings: $5,333,332 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,916,667 2024 Dead Cap: $2,916,667 2023 Cap Savings: $8,249,999 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,916,667 2024 Dead Cap: $2,916,667 2023 Cap Savings: $8,249,999
    2024 Contract details by year 27 $8,250,000 $2,916,668 $11,166,668 $2,916,668 $8,250,000($26,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,916,668 2024 Cap Savings: $8,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $2,916,668 2024 Cap Savings: $8,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,916,668 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $8,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $2,916,668 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $8,250,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $6,950,160
    Signing Bonus $3,134,662
    Average Salary $1,737,540
    Total Guarantees $3,930,578
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,930,578
    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 $480,000 $3,134,662 - - - - - $3,614,662
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $795,916 - - - - - $162,244 $958,160
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,111,833 - - - - - $101,619 $1,213,452
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,183,000 - - - - - - $2,183,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 $8,750,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    5 seasons $5,820,749 $11,884,662 - - - - $263,863 $17,969,274
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $8,250,000 - - - - - - $8,250,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,250,000 - - - - - - $8,250,000
    $22,320,749 $11,884,662 - - - - $263,863 $34,469,274
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,570,749 $3,134,662 - - - - $263,863 $7,969,274
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 $8,750,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/14/2022, $10,609

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)


    • TOTAL: $10,609

  • Transactions

    Oct 14 2022Fined $10,609 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)
    Mar 15 2022Signed a 3 year $26.5 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    May 10 2018Signed a 4 year $6.95 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Apr 27 2018Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 2 (#39 overall)
  • 2023 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2022 PIT 16 16 15 1087 106.8
    2021 CHI 17 17 17 1122 100.0
    2020 CHI 5 5 5 305 29.9
    2019 CHI 16 16 16 1091 100.0
    2018 CHI 16 16 10 761 70.9
    Totals 70 70 63 4,366 -