Minkah Fitzpatrick

Age: 27-216d (Nov 17, 1996)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Alabama
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Joel Segal, Chafie Fields (Lagardere Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$21,355,000

2024 Cash

$14,500,000

Career Earnings

$53,072,006

2022-2026 Extension (CURRENT)

Minkah Fitzpatrick signed a 4 year , $73,612,235 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $17,500,000 signing bonus, $36,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,403,059. In 2024, Fitzpatrick will earn a base salary of $14,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $21,355,000 and a dead cap value of $20,565,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $73,612,235
Average Salary:
$18,403,059
Signing Bonus:
$17,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$36,000,000
Total GTD:
$36,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 26 $8,124,235 3.90% $22,124,235 $22,124,235 $17,500,000
2023 27 $7,935,000 3.53% $14,500,000 $36,624,235 $28,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $36,624,235; $20,565,000 DEAD CAP
2024 28 $21,355,000 8.36% $14,500,000 $51,124,235 $20,565,000
2025 29 $22,355,000 8.18% $15,500,000 $66,624,235 $13,710,000
2026 30 $24,455,000 8.36% $17,600,000 $84,224,235 $6,855,000
2027 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 26 $4,000,000 $3,500,000 - $624,235 $8,124,235 3.90% $17,500,000
2023 27 $1,080,000 $3,500,000 $3,355,000 - $7,935,000 3.53% $28,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $36,624,235; $20,565,000 DEAD CAP
2024 28 $14,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,355,000 - $21,355,000 8.36% $20,565,000
2025 29 $15,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,355,000 - $22,355,000 8.18% $13,710,000
2026 30 $17,600,000 $3,500,000 $3,355,000 - $24,455,000 8.36% $6,855,000
2027 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 26 $4,000,000 $17,500,000 - $624,235 $22,124,235 $22,124,235 $22,124,235 $16,844,847
2023 27 $1,080,000 - $13,420,000 - $14,500,000 $36,624,235 $18,312,118 $15,525,000
2024 28 $14,500,000 - - - $14,500,000 $51,124,235 $17,041,412 $15,866,667
2025 29 $15,500,000 - - - $15,500,000 $66,624,235 $16,656,059 $16,550,000
2026 30 $17,600,000 - - - $17,600,000 $84,224,235 $16,844,847 $17,600,000
Contract Notes
  • $36M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
  • 2022 Week 1 Bonus: $624,235
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2022 Rookie

Minkah Fitzpatrick signed a 4 year , $16,447,773 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including $10,042,016 signing bonus, $16,447,773 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,111,943.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $16,447,773
Average Salary:
$4,111,943
Signing Bonus:
$10,042,016
GTD at Sign:
$16,447,773
Total GTD:
$16,447,773
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$53,072,006

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$10,522,016
$10,522,016
2019 23
Retained
Active
$144,426
$1,083,199
$10,666,442
$11,749,641
2020 24
Active
$1,975,252
$13,724,893
2021 25
Active
$2,722,878
$16,447,771
2022 26
Active
$22,124,235
$38,572,006
All NFL (1st)
2023 27
Active
$14,500,000
$53,072,006
Afc Pro Bowl:FS
Total      
$53,072,006
$53,072,006
2024 28
Active
$14,500,000
2025 29
Active
$15,500,000
2026 30
Active
$17,600,000
Total
$100,672,006
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$480,000
$10,042,016
$10,522,016
$10,522,016
2019
23
$144,427
$1,083,199
$144,426
$1,083,199
$10,666,442
$11,749,641
2020
24
$1,975,252
$1,975,252
$13,724,893
2021
25
$2,722,878
$2,722,878
$16,447,771
2022
26
$4,000,000
$17,500,000
$624,235
$22,124,235
$38,572,006
2023
27
$1,080,000
$13,420,000
$14,500,000
$53,072,006
Total
$11,485,756
$27,542,016
$13,420,000
$624,235
$53,072,006
$53,072,006
2024
28
$14,500,000
$14,500,000
2025
29
$15,500,000
$15,500,000
2026
30
$17,600,000
$17,600,000
Total
$59,085,756
$27,542,016
$13,420,000
$624,235
$100,672,006

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $624,427 $10,042,016 - - - - $10,666,442
5 $10,861,329 $17,500,000 $624,235 $13,420,000 - - $42,405,564

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 PIT 11 - 11 COVID-19
  • Mar 16, 2023 Converted $13.42M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, clearing $10.06M of cap with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Dec 02, 2022 Fined $13,621 Obscene Gesture against Indianapolis (IND)
  • Jun 15, 2022 Signed a 4 year $73.61 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Apr 27, 2021 Pittsburgh (PIT) exercised a $10.6 million option for 2022
  • Sep 25, 2020 Fined $11,619 Horse Collar tackle against Denver (DEN)
  • Nov 22, 2019 Fined $3,507 Entering the field for a fight against Cleveland (CLE)
  • Nov 15, 2019 Fined $10,527 Taunting against Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Sep 16, 2019 Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Miami (MIA) with 2020 4th round pick (#135 Kevin Dotson) and 2021 7th round pick (#245 Tre Norwood) for 2020 1st round pick (#18 Austin Jackson), 2020 5th round pick (#154 Jason Strowbridge) and 2021 6th round pick (#207 - traded)
  • Jan 04, 2019 Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 01, 2018 Signed a 4 year $16.44 million contract with Miami (MIA)
  • Apr 26, 2018 Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 1 (#11 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Jan 04, 2019 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF) $10,026
Nov 15, 2019 Taunting against Los Angeles (LAR) $10,527
Nov 22, 2019 Entering the field for a fight against Cleveland (CLE) $3,507
Sep 25, 2020 Horse Collar tackle against Denver (DEN) $11,619
Dec 02, 2022 Obscene Gesture against Indianapolis (IND) $13,621
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 PIT 10 9 550 48.70 64 43 21
2022 PIT 15 15 939 88.30 96 56 40 6
2021 PIT 16 16 1,083 92.90 124 84 40 1 2
2020 PIT 16 16 1,021 100.00 79 60 19 1 4
2019 PIT 16 16 1,070 97.80 69 44 25 2 5
2018 MIA 16 11 946 86.90 80 51 29 2
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