Christian Kuntz

Pittsburgh Steelers, Long Snapper
Age: 30-101d (Apr 13, 1994)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Duquesne
Drafted: Undrafted, NE, 2017
Agent(s): Ryan Jansen, Ethan Jansen (Siegen Sports LLC)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,163,333

2024 Cash

$1,380,000

Career Earnings

$2,482,200

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Christian Kuntz signed a 3 year , $3,765,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $325,000 signing bonus, $325,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,255,000. In 2024, Kuntz will earn a base salary of $1,055,000 and a signing bonus of $325,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,163,333 and a dead cap value of $325,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $3,765,000
Average Salary:
$1,255,000
Signing Bonus:
$325,000
GTD at Sign:
$325,000
Total GTD:
$325,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $1,163,333 0.46% $1,380,000 $1,380,000 $325,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $1,380,000; $216,667 DEAD CAP
2025 31 $1,278,333 0.47% $1,170,000 $2,550,000 $216,667
2026 32 $1,323,334 0.45% $1,215,000 $3,765,000 $108,334
2027 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,055,000 $108,333 $1,163,333 0.46% $325,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $1,380,000; $216,667 DEAD CAP
2025 31 $1,170,000 $108,333 $1,278,333 0.47% $216,667
2026 32 $1,215,000 $108,334 $1,323,334 0.45% $108,334
2027 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,055,000 $325,000 $1,380,000 $1,380,000 $1,380,000 $1,255,000
2025 31 $1,170,000 - $1,170,000 $2,550,000 $1,275,000 $1,192,500
2026 32 $1,215,000 - $1,215,000 $3,765,000 $1,255,000 $1,215,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Extension

Christian Kuntz signed a 1 year , $940,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $940,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $940,000
Average Salary:
$940,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2024 / RFA
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2022-2022

Christian Kuntz signed a 1 year , $825,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $825,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $825,000
Average Salary:
$825,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
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2021-2021

Christian Kuntz signed a 1 year , $660,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $660,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $660,000
Average Salary:
$660,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / ERFA
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2020-2020

Christian Kuntz signed a 1 year , $610,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $610,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $610,000
Average Salary:
$610,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / ERFA
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2019-2020

Christian Kuntz signed a 2 year , $1,080,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $540,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,080,000
Average Salary:
$540,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / ERFA
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2017-2019

Christian Kuntz signed a 3 year , $1,665,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including an average annual salary of $555,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,665,000
Average Salary:
$555,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$2,482,200

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 24
Retained
$15,200
$15,200
2020 26
Retained
Retained
$33,600
$8,400
$48,800
$57,200
2021 27
Active
$660,000
$717,200
2022 28
Active
$825,000
$1,542,200
2023 29
Active
$940,000
$2,482,200
Total      
$2,482,200
$2,482,200
2024 30
Active
$1,380,000
2025 31
Active
$1,170,000
2026 32
Active
$1,215,000
Total
$6,247,200
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
24
$15,200
$15,200
$15,200
2020
26
$33,600
$8,400
$33,600
$8,400
$48,800
$57,200
2021
27
$660,000
$660,000
$717,200
2022
28
$825,000
$825,000
$1,542,200
2023
29
$940,000
$940,000
$2,482,200
Total
$2,482,200
$2,482,200
$2,482,200
2024
30
$1,055,000
$325,000
$1,380,000
2025
31
$1,170,000
$1,170,000
2026
32
$1,215,000
$1,215,000
Total
$5,922,200
$325,000
$6,247,200

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $15,200 - - - - - $15,200
4 $2,467,000 - - - - - $2,467,000
  • Mar 14, 2024 Signed a 3 year $3.44 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Sep 08, 2023 Fined $5,222 Unnecessary Roughness
  • Feb 22, 2023 Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jan 19, 2022 Signed a reserve/future contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jan 14, 2021 Signed a reserve/future contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Dec 29, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Nov 24, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Aug 02, 2020 Waived by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Mar 30, 2020 Signed a contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Aug 31, 2019 Waived by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Aug 15, 2019 Signed a contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 13, 2019 Waived by Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Jan 01, 2019 Signed a reserve/future contract with Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Dec 17, 2018 Signed to the practice squad by Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Jun 15, 2018 Waived by Denver (DEN)
  • Mar 21, 2018 Signed a contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Aug 29, 2017 Waived by New England (NE)
  • Aug 28, 2017 Signed a contract with New England (NE)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 08, 2023 Facemask on Ray-Ray McCloud $5,222
Year Team GP Snaps Snaps%
2023 PIT 17 150 0.00
2022 PIT 17 141 0.00
2021 PIT 17 133 0.00
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