Chris Boswell

Age: 33-135d (Mar 16, 1991)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Rice
Drafted: Undrafted, HOU, 2014
Agent(s): Jeff Nalley (CAA Football)
2024 Cap Hit

$4,720,000

2024 Cash

$3,120,000

Career Earnings

$31,858,398

2022-2026 Extension (CURRENT)

Chris Boswell signed a 4 year , $20,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $8,000,000 signing bonus, $12,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000. In 2024, Boswell will earn a base salary of $3,120,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,720,000 and a dead cap value of $4,800,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $20,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$8,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$9,760,000
Total GTD:
$12,500,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 31 $5,149,514 2.47% $9,825,882 $9,825,882 $11,449,514
2023 32 $5,640,000 2.51% $4,040,000 $13,865,882 $10,440,000
2024 33 $4,720,000 1.85% $3,120,000 $16,985,882 $4,800,000
2025 34 $4,720,000 1.73% $3,120,000 $20,105,882 $3,200,000
2026 35 $4,820,000 1.65% $3,220,000 $23,325,882 $1,600,000
2027 36
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 31 $1,760,000 $2,800,000 $488,334 $100,000 $1,180 $5,149,514 2.47% $11,449,514
2023 32 $2,740,000 $1,600,000 - $1,300,000 - $5,640,000 2.51% $10,440,000
2024 33 $3,120,000 $1,600,000 - - - $4,720,000 1.85% $4,800,000
2025 34 $3,120,000 $1,600,000 - - - $4,720,000 1.73% $3,200,000
2026 35 $3,220,000 $1,600,000 - - - $4,820,000 1.65% $1,600,000
2027 36
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 31 $1,760,000 $8,000,000 $64,702 $1,180 $9,825,882 $9,825,882 $9,825,882 $4,665,176
2023 32 $2,740,000 - $1,300,000 - $4,040,000 $13,865,882 $6,932,941 $3,375,000
2024 33 $3,120,000 - - - $3,120,000 $16,985,882 $5,661,961 $3,153,333
2025 34 $3,120,000 - - - $3,120,000 $20,105,882 $5,026,471 $3,170,000
2026 35 $3,220,000 - - - $3,220,000 $23,325,882 $4,665,176 $3,220,000
Contract Notes
  • $9.76M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary)
  • 2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $5,882 ($100,000)
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $1.3M (March 2023)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2022 Extension

Chris Boswell signed a 4 year , $16,806,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $7,295,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,201,500.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $16,806,000
Average Salary:
$4,201,500
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$7,295,000
Total GTD:
$7,295,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2018-2018

Chris Boswell signed a 1 year , $2,914,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $2,914,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,914,000
Average Salary:
$2,914,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2017-2017

Chris Boswell signed a 1 year , $615,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $615,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $615,000
Average Salary:
$615,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2018 / RFA
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2015-2016

Chris Boswell signed a 2 year , $960,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $480,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $960,000
Average Salary:
$480,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2017 / ERFA
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2015-2015

Chris Boswell signed a 1 year , $435,000 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $435,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $435,000
Average Salary:
$435,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2016 / ERFA
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2014-2016

Chris Boswell signed a 3 year , $1,533,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including $3,000 signing bonus, $3,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $511,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,533,000
Average Salary:
$511,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,000
Total GTD:
$3,000
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$31,858,398

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 23
Retained
Retained
$6,300
$3,000
$6,300
$9,300
2015 24
Active
$383,216
$392,516
2016 25
Active
$525,000
$917,516
2017 26
Active
$615,000
$1,532,516
2018 27
Injured
$8,000,000
$9,532,516
2019 28
Active
$3,000,000
$12,532,516
2020 29
Active
$2,375,000
$14,907,516
2021 30
Active
$3,085,000
$17,992,516
2022 31
Active
$9,825,882
$27,818,398
2023 32
Active
$4,040,000
$31,858,398
Total      
$31,858,398
$31,858,398
2024 33
Active
$3,120,000
2025 34
Active
$3,120,000
2026 35
Active
$3,220,000
Total
$41,318,398
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
23
$6,300
$3,000
$6,300
$3,000
$6,300
$9,300
2015
24
$332,647
$50,569
$383,216
$392,516
2016
25
$525,000
$525,000
$917,516
2017
26
$615,000
$615,000
$1,532,516
2018
27
$705,000
$6,000,000
$1,295,000
$8,000,000
$9,532,516
2019
28
$1,000,000
$2,000,000
$3,000,000
$12,532,516
2020
29
$910,000
$1,465,000
$2,375,000
$14,907,516
2021
30
$3,085,000
$3,085,000
$17,992,516
2022
31
$1,760,000
$8,000,000
$64,702
$1,180
$9,825,882
$27,818,398
2023
32
$2,740,000
$1,300,000
$4,040,000
$31,858,398
Total
$11,678,947
$14,003,000
$1,465,000
$4,659,702
$1,180
$50,569
$31,858,398
$31,858,398
2024
33
$3,120,000
$3,120,000
2025
34
$3,120,000
$3,120,000
2026
35
$3,220,000
$3,220,000
Total
$21,138,947
$14,003,000
$1,465,000
$4,659,702
$1,180
$50,569
$41,318,398

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $6,300 $3,000 - - - - $9,300
9 $11,672,647 $14,000,000 $4,659,702 $1,465,000 $1,180 $50,569 $31,849,098

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2018 PIT 17 - 17 Undisclosed
2022 PIT 10 - 13 Groin
  • Aug 01, 2022 Signed a 4 year $20 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Aug 23, 2018 Signed a 4 year $16.8 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Mar 12, 2018 Signed a 1 year $2.914 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Feb 02, 2017 Signed a 1 year $615,000 reserve/future contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Dec 11, 2015 Fined $8,681 Unnecessary Roughness against Quan Bray (IND)
  • Oct 03, 2015 Signed a 2 year $1.1 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Sep 05, 2015 Waived by New York (NYG)
  • Sep 02, 2015 Re-signed by New York (NYG)
  • Aug 17, 2015 Waived by New York (NYG)
  • Jan 15, 2015 Signed a reserve/future contract with New York (NYG)
  • Aug 30, 2014 Waived by Houston (HOU)
  • May 11, 2014 Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 11, 2015 Unnecessary Roughness against Quan Bray (IND) $8,681
Year Team GP Snaps Snaps% FG ATT FG MADE FG MADE% PAT ATT PAT MADE PAT MADE%
2023 PIT 17 136 0.00 31 29 93.5 28 27 96.4
2022 PIT 12 97 0.00 28 20 71.4 18 18 100.0
2021 PIT 17 139 0.00 40 36 90.0 29 27 93.1
2020 PIT 13 120 0.00 20 19 95.0 38 34 89.5
2019 PIT 16 127 0.00 31 29 93.5 28 28 100.0
2018 PIT 15 153 0.00 20 13 65.0 48 43 89.6
2017 PIT 16 169 0.00 38 35 92.1 39 37 94.9
2016 PIT 15 144 0.00 25 21 84.0 36 36 100.0
2015 PIT 12 132 0.00 32 29 90.6 27 26 96.3
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