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Paxton Lynch

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Steelers, QB Age: 26 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2016 College: Memphis Agent(s): Leigh Steinberg (Steinberg Sports & Entertainment)

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  • Current Contract

    Paxton Lynch signed a 2 year, $1,380,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $690,000. In 2020, Lynch will earn a base salary of $825,000, while carrying a cap hit of $825,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $690,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 25 $455,294 $455,294 - $455,294($455,294)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $455,294 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $455,294 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $455,294 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $455,294
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $825,000 $825,000 - $825,000($1,280,294)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0
    2021 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $645,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $645,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / RFA

    2016-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,476,296
    Signing Bonus $5,091,852
    Average Salary $2,369,074
    Total Guarantees $7,884,074
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,884,074
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $5,091,852 - - - - - $5,541,852
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $880,741 - - - - - - $880,741
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,911,481 - - - - - - $1,911,481
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $24,000 - - - - - - $24,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $455,294 - - - - - - $455,294
    4 seasons $3,721,516 $5,091,852 - - - - - $8,813,368
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,242,222 $5,091,852 - - - - - $8,334,074
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $479,294 - - - - - - $479,294
  • Transactions

    Sep 5 2020Waived by Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Oct 11 2019Signed to the active roster by Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Sep 17 2019Signed to the practice squad by Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Aug 30 2019Waived by Seattle (SEA)
    Jan 17 2019Signed a reserve/future contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Sep 2 2018Waived by Denver (DEN)
    Jun 9 2016Signed a 4 year $9.47 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Apr 28 2016Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 1 (#26 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 PIT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2017 DEN 4 2 2 98 8.7 45 30 66.7 295 147.50 2 3 71.99 5 30 0 2 14.8
    2016 DEN 16 3 2 176 16.3 83 49 59 497 165.67 2 1 79.24 11 25 0 2 28.38
    Totals 22 5 4 274 - 128 79 61.7 792 158.40 4 4 - 16 55 0 4 43.18