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Ryan Shazier

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Inside Linebacker Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#15 overall), 2014 College: Ohio State Agent(s): CAA Sports

Steelers – The Athletic

Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Ryan Shazier signed a 4 year, $9,507,212 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $5,234,336 signing bonus, $9,507,212 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,376,803. In 2020, Shazier will earn a base salary of $910,000, while carrying a cap hit of $910,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,507,212
    Signing Bonus $5,234,336
    Average Salary $2,376,803
    Total Guarantees $9,507,212
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,507,212
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 21 $420,000 $1,308,584 $1,728,584 $9,507,212 $5,654,336($5,654,336)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $9,507,212 2014 Cap Savings: $-7,778,628 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $9,507,212 2014 Cap Savings: $-7,778,628 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $9,507,212 2014 Cap Savings: $1,728,584 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $9,507,212 2014 Cap Savings: $1,728,584
    2015 Contract details by year 22 $852,146 $1,308,584 $2,160,730 $7,778,628 $905,187($6,559,523)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $7,778,628 2015 Cap Savings: $-5,617,898 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $7,778,628 2015 Cap Savings: $-5,617,898 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $5,161,460 2016 Dead Cap: $2,617,168 2015 Cap Savings: $-3,000,730 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $5,161,460 2016 Dead Cap: $2,617,168 2015 Cap Savings: $-3,000,730
    2016 Contract details by year 23 $1,284,292 $1,308,584 $2,592,876 $5,617,898 $1,284,292($7,843,815)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $5,617,898 2016 Cap Savings: $-3,025,022 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $2,617,168 2016 Cap Savings: $-24,292 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $4,309,314 2017 Dead Cap: $1,308,584 2016 Cap Savings: $-1,716,438 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $1,308,584 2017 Dead Cap: $1,308,584 2016 Cap Savings: $1,284,292
    2017 Contract details by year 24 $1,716,438 $1,308,584 $3,025,022 $3,025,022 $1,716,438($9,560,253)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $3,025,022 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,308,584 2017 Cap Savings: $1,716,438 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $3,025,022 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,308,584 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $1,716,438
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $458,000 $8,260,000 $8,718,000 $8,718,000 $8,718,000($18,278,253)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,718,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $8,718,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,718,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $8,718,000
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $473,000 - $473,000 - $473,000($18,751,253)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $473,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $473,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $473,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $473,000
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $910,000 - $910,000 - $910,000($19,661,253)
    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 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th year option available
    • 2018 year tolled due to injury
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $5,234,336 - - - - - $5,654,336
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $852,146 - - - - - $53,041 $905,187
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,284,292 - - - - - - $1,284,292
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,716,438 - - - - - - $1,716,438
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $458,000 $8,260,000 - - - - - $8,718,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $473,000 - - - - - - $473,000
    6 seasons $5,203,876 $13,494,336 - - - - $53,041 $18,751,253
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,203,876 $13,494,336 - - - - - $18,751,253
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $24,309

      Roughing the Passer against Deshone Kizer (CLE)


    • TOTAL: $24,309

  • Transactions

    Mar 17 2020Retired from Professional Football
    Apr 24 2017Pittsburgh (PIT) exercised an $8.718 million 5th-year option for 2018
    Jun 5 2014Signed a 4 year $9.507 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    May 8 2014Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#15 overall)
    May 8 2014Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#15 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 PIT
    2017 PIT 12 12 12 672 68.4 89 68 21 1 3
    2016 PIT 13 13 12 771 73.8 3.5 87 55 32 3 3
    2015 PIT 12 12 12 667 60.4 3.5 87 55 32 2 1
    2014 PIT 9 9 5 258 26.1 36 23 12
    Totals 46 46 41 2,368 - 7 299 201 97 6 7