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Pittsburgh Steelers Multi-Year Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Total Cap Allocations   $172,052,000 $191,451,254 $119,096,916 $28,686,701
Signed Players   59 39 23 11 1
Quarterbacks   $27,983,391 $35,154,620 $32,747,867
Running Backs   $2,866,957 $2,419,605 $1,665,035 $940,517
Fullbacks   $1,687,500 $1,887,500 $1,962,500
Wide Receivers   $4,235,692 $5,005,608 $2,599,783 $1,362,124
Tight Ends   $6,967,857 $7,798,615 $6,988,615 $851,115
Offensive Line   $36,191,591 $39,526,591 $22,434,591
Defensive Line   $31,427,823 $34,069,158 $15,657,908 $13,197,908
Linebackers   $27,290,950 $29,770,950 $12,885,351 $6,801,492
Secondary   $26,955,239 $30,068,607 $17,870,266 $1,073,545
Special Teams   $6,445,000 $5,750,000 $4,285,000 $4,460,000
Injured Reserve   $38,095,933
Suspended  
Dead   $32,622,098 $2,593,913


Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Steelers Salary Cap Table

Quarterbacks Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Ben Roethlisberger QB $26,200,000 $33,500,000 $31,500,000 0UFA 0-
Mason Rudolph QB $891,333 $1,069,620 $1,247,867 0UFA 0-
Paxton Lynch QB $455,294 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Devlin Hodges QB $436,764 $585,000 0ERFA 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
James Conner RB $844,572 $934,572 0UFA 0- 0-
Benny Snell Jr. RB $670,517 $760,517 $850,517 $940,517 0UFA
Jaylen Samuels RB $634,516 $724,516 $814,518 0UFA 0-
Trey Edmunds RB $455,294 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Tony Brooks-James RB $262,058 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Fullbacks Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Roosevelt Nix FB $1,687,500 $1,887,500 $1,962,500 0UFA 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
JuJu Smith-Schuster WR $1,144,302 $1,335,023 0UFA 0- 0-
James Washington WR $1,023,033 $1,227,639 $1,432,248 0UFA 0-
Diontae Johnson WR $778,357 $972,946 $1,167,535 $1,362,124 0UFA
Johnny Holton WR $645,000 $735,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Ryan Switzer WR $645,000 $735,000 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Vance McDonald TE $5,780,625 $7,127,500 $6,227,500 0UFA 0-
Nick Vannett TE $606,117 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Zach Gentry TE $581,115 $671,115 $761,115 $851,115 0UFA
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
David DeCastro G $11,967,500 $13,647,500 $10,447,500 0UFA 0-
Alejandro Villanueva LT $8,390,000 $8,390,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Maurkice Pouncey C $7,951,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 0UFA 0-
B.J. Finney G $3,095,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Ramon Foster G $2,675,000 $5,575,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Chuks Okorafor T $823,091 $914,091 $987,091 0UFA 0-
Zach Banner T $645,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Matt Feiler RT $645,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Cameron Heyward DE $14,901,250 $13,251,250 0UFA 0- 0-
Stephon Tuitt DE $9,745,750 $14,940,750 $14,940,750 $12,390,750 0UFA
Javon Hargrave DT $2,198,314 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tyson Alualu DE $2,125,000 $3,625,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Daniel McCullers DT $1,125,000 $1,625,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Isaiah Buggs DE $537,158 $627,158 $717,158 $807,158 0UFA
Leterrius Walton DT $417,351 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Lavon Hooks DE $378,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Linebackers Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Bud Dupree OLB $9,232,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mark Barron ILB $3,875,000 $8,125,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Vince Williams ILB $3,836,666 $7,031,666 $7,031,668 0UFA 0-
Devin Bush ILB $3,431,230 $4,289,038 $5,146,845 $6,004,653 0-
T.J. Watt OLB $2,525,064 $2,945,908 0- 0UFA 0-
Anthony Chickillo OLB $1,902,500 $6,097,500 0UFA 0- 0-
Tyler Matakevich ILB $735,764 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Olasunkanmi Adeniyi LB $575,000 $665,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Ryan Shazier ILB $473,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Ulysees Gilbert LB $471,782 $616,838 $706,838 $796,839 0UFA
Robert Spillane LB $232,944 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Secondary Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Joe Haden CB $11,716,668 $12,600,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Steven Nelson CB $4,000,000 $10,750,000 $10,750,000 0UFA 0-
Artie Burns CB $3,051,679 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Terrell Edmunds S $2,431,315 $2,917,578 $3,403,843 0- 0UFA
Sean Davis FS $1,300,401 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Minkah Fitzpatrick S $1,083,199 $1,975,252 $2,722,878 0- 0UFA
Cameron Sutton CB $861,432 $935,232 0UFA 0- 0-
Justin Layne CB $725,545 $890,545 $993,545 $1,073,545 0UFA
Jordan Dangerfield FS $645,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Hilton CB $645,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Kam Kelly FS $495,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Special Teams Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Chris Boswell K $4,200,000 $3,575,000 $4,285,000 $4,460,000 0UFA
Jordan Berry P $1,525,000 $2,175,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Kameron Canaday LS $720,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Eli Rogers WR $250,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0-
Jayrone Elliott OLB $211,765 0- 0- 0- 0-
Joshua Dobbs QB $187,722 $149,781 0- 0- 0-
Fred Johnson G $179,706 $10,000 0- 0- 0-
Jerald Hawkins T $132,622 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brian Allen CB $115,088 0- 0- 0- 0-
Marcus Allen S $73,159 $146,318 0- 0- 0-
Kevin Rader TE $64,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Joshua Frazier DT $54,404 0- 0- 0- 0-
Sutton Smith OLB $50,628 $151,887 0- 0- 0-
Jayrone Elliott OLB $42,352 0- 0- 0- 0-
Trey Edmunds RB $40,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Keion Adams OLB $33,008 0- 0- 0- 0-
Robert Spillane LB $32,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Derwin Gray T $26,362 $79,088 0- 0- 0-
Paxton Lynch QB $24,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Trevon Mathis CB $24,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Robert Spillane LB $24,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tony Brooks-James RB $16,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Devlin Hodges QB $16,000 $585,000 0- 0- 0-
Taryn Christion QB $8,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Darrin Hall RB $8,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Darrin Hall RB $8,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alize Mack TE $8,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Matthew Thomas LB $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alexander Myres CB $6,666 $13,334 0- 0- 0-
Alexander Myres CB $6,666 $13,334 0- 0- 0-
Diontae Spencer WR $6,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dravon Askew-Henry S $3,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Garrett Brumfield G $2,500 $5,000 0- 0- 0-
Trey Johnson CB $2,500 $2,500 0- 0- 0-
Trevor Wood TE $2,333 $4,667 0- 0- 0-
Travon McMillan RB $1,666 $3,334 0- 0- 0-
Matthew Wright K $1,666 $3,334 0- 0- 0-
Ian Berryman P $666 $1,334 0- 0- 0-
P.J. Locke S $666 $1,334 0- 0- 0-
Devlin Hodges QB $333 $667 0- 0- 0-
Damian Prince T $333 $667 0- 0- 0-
Tuzar Skipper DE $333 $667 0- 0- 0-
Antonio Brown WR $21,120,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Morgan Burnett SS $2,833,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Donte Moncrief WR $2,544,120 $1,750,000 0- 0- 0-
Xavier Grimble TE $2,025,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Marcus Gilbert RT $1,728,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jon Bostic ILB $700,000 0- 0- 0- 0-