Karl Joseph

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Steelers, SS Age: 29-87d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2016 College: West Virginia Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)

Injured Reserve (Ankle/Foot)

Joseph has been placed on the injured reserve list due to an ankle injury and will miss the 2022-2023 season.

 
  • Current Contract

    Karl Joseph signed a 1 year, $1,035,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $1,035,000. In 2022, Joseph will earn a base salary of $530,000, while carrying a cap hit of $480,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,035,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,035,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $530,000 $480,000 - $530,000($530,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $480,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $480,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $480,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $990,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $990,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,127,500
    Signing Bonus $137,500
    Average Salary $1,127,500
    Total Guarantees $987,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $987,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2021-2021Practice Squad

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $98,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $98,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Total Guarantees $500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $11,884,317
    Signing Bonus $6,843,140
    Average Salary $2,971,079
    Total Guarantees $11,434,317
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,434,317
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $6,843,140 - - - - - $7,293,140
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $990,196 - - - - - - $990,196
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,530,392 - - - - - - $1,530,392
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,070,589 - - - - - - $2,070,589
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $500,000 $281,250 - - - $333,883 $2,615,133
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 $137,500 - - - - - $987,500
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $98,000 - - - - - - $98,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $236,000 - - - - - - $236,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $530,000 - - - - - - $530,000
    7 seasons $8,255,177 $7,480,640 $281,250 - - - $333,883 $16,350,950
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,041,177 $6,843,140 - - - - - $11,884,317
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $500,000 $281,250 - - - $333,883 $2,615,133
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $850,000 $137,500 - - - - - $987,500
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $864,000 - - - - - - $864,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/15/2019, $28,075

      Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAC)


    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $18,231

      Late Hit against Miami (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 11/04/2016, $24,309

      Unnecessary Roughness against Tampa Bay (TB)


    • TOTAL: $70,615

  • Transactions

    Mar 31 2022Signed a 1 year $1.035 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Sep 2 2021Signed to the practice squad by Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Aug 31 2021Released by Las Vegas (LV)
    Apr 10 2021Signed a 1 year $1.12 million contract with Las Vegas (LV)
    Mar 18 2020Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Nov 15 2019Fined $28,075 Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAC)
    May 3 2019Oakland (OAK) declined a $6.466 million option for 2020
    Nov 10 2017Fined $18,231 Late Hit against Miami (MIA)
    Nov 4 2016Fined $24,309 Unnecessary Roughness against Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 10 2016Signed a 4 year $11.88 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Apr 28 2016Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 1 (#14 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 PIT 2 2 17 1.5 2 1 1
    2020 CLE 14 14 8 660 61.3 67 46 21 1
    2019 OAK 9 9 9 590 49 38 11 1
    2018 OAK 13 13 8 509 49.6 2 48 34 14 1
    2017 OAK 15 15 15 867 83.4 1 79 58 21 1 1
    2016 OAK 12 12 9 593 60.9 60 44 16 1
    Totals 65 65 49 3,236 - 3 305 221 84 1 5