Deshon Elliott

Age: 27-60d (Apr 21, 1997)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Texas
Drafted: Round 6 (#190 overall), 2018
Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,250,000

2024 Cash

$3,000,000

Career Earnings

$7,506,723

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Deshon Elliott signed a 2 year , $6,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $1,500,000 signing bonus, $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024, Elliott will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $1,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,500,000
Total GTD:
$1,500,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $2,250,000 0.88% $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,000,000; $750,000 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $3,750,000 1.37% $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $750,000
2026 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $1,500,000 $750,000 $2,250,000 0.88% $1,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,000,000; $750,000 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $3,000,000 $750,000 $3,750,000 1.37% $750,000
2026 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
2025 28 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Deshon Elliott signed a 1 year , $1,770,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including $690,000 signing bonus, $1,770,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,770,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,770,000
Average Salary:
$1,770,000
Signing Bonus:
$690,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,770,000
Total GTD:
$1,770,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Free Agent

Deshon Elliott signed a 1 year , $1,100,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $135,000 signing bonus, $135,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,100,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,100,000
Average Salary:
$1,100,000
Signing Bonus:
$135,000
GTD at Sign:
$135,000
Total GTD:
$135,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Deshon Elliott signed a 4 year , $2,617,795 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including $157,795 signing bonus, $157,795 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $654,449.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,617,795
Average Salary:
$654,449
Signing Bonus:
$157,795
GTD at Sign:
$157,795
Total GTD:
$157,795
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$7,506,723

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 21
Injured
$520,795
$520,795
2019 22
Injured
$625,451
$1,146,246
2020 23
Active
$1,307,477
$2,453,723
2021 24
Injured
$2,183,000
$4,636,723
2022 25
Active
$1,100,000
$5,736,723
2023 26
Active
$1,770,000
$7,506,723
Total      
$7,506,723
$7,506,723
2024 27
Active
$3,000,000
2025 28
Active
$3,000,000
Total
$13,506,723
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
21
$363,000
$157,795
$520,795
$520,795
2019
22
$570,000
$55,451
$625,451
$1,146,246
2020
23
$750,000
$557,477
$1,307,477
$2,453,723
2021
24
$2,183,000
$2,183,000
$4,636,723
2022
25
$965,000
$135,000
$1,100,000
$5,736,723
2023
26
$1,080,000
$690,000
$1,770,000
$7,506,723
Total
$5,911,000
$982,795
$612,928
$7,506,723
$7,506,723
2024
27
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$3,000,000
2025
28
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
Total
$10,411,000
$2,482,795
$612,928
$13,506,723

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,866,000 $157,795 - - - $612,928 $4,636,723
1 $965,000 $135,000 - - - - $1,100,000
1 $1,080,000 $690,000 - - - - $1,770,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2018 BAL 1 - 17 Undisclosed
2019 BAL 7 - 17 Knee
2020 BAL 9 - 9 COVID-19
2021 BAL 10 - 18 Biceps
  • Mar 14, 2024 Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Nov 03, 2023 Fined $43,709 Impermissible Use of the Helmet against New England (NE)
  • Nov 03, 2023 Fined $9,833 Hit to a defenseless receiver against New England (NE)
  • Mar 15, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1.77 million contract with Miami (MIA)
  • Apr 13, 2022 Signed a 1 year $1.1 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Nov 13, 2020 Fined $4,203 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jack Doyle (IND)
  • May 05, 2018 Signed a 4 year $2.61 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Apr 28, 2018 Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 6 (#190 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 13, 2020 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jack Doyle (IND) $4,203
Nov 03, 2023 Hit to a defenseless receiver against New England (NE) $9,833
Nov 03, 2023 Impermissible Use of the Helmet against New England (NE) $43,709
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 MIA 15 14 856 83.30 82 53 29 1
2022 DET 14 13 864 76.10 95 72 23 1 1
2021 BAL 6 6 305 60.60 1 23 19 4 1
2020 BAL 16 16 1,044 98.20 3 80 51 29 2
2019 BAL 6 42 4.20 6 6
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