Patrick Queen

Pittsburgh Steelers, Inside Linebacker
Age: 24-351d (Aug 13, 1999)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Louisiana State
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Martin Fischman (Ballengee Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$6,113,333

2024 Cash

$13,840,000

Career Earnings

$12,342,812

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Patrick Queen signed a 3 year , $41,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $11,590,000 signing bonus, $13,840,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,666,667. In 2024, Queen will earn a base salary of $2,250,000 and a signing bonus of $11,590,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,113,333 and a dead cap value of $13,840,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $41,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,666,667
Signing Bonus:
$11,590,000
GTD at Sign:
$13,840,000
Total GTD:
$13,840,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 25 $6,113,333 2.39% $13,840,000 $13,840,000 $13,840,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $13,840,000; $7,726,667 DEAD CAP
2025 26 $17,693,333 6.47% $13,830,000 $27,670,000 $7,726,667
2026 27 $17,193,334 5.88% $13,330,000 $41,000,000 $3,863,334
2027 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 25 $2,250,000 $3,863,333 - $6,113,333 2.39% $13,840,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $13,840,000; $7,726,667 DEAD CAP
2025 26 $7,160,000 $3,863,333 $6,670,000 $17,693,333 6.47% $7,726,667
2026 27 $10,830,000 $3,863,334 $2,500,000 $17,193,334 5.88% $3,863,334
2027 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 25 $2,250,000 $11,590,000 - $13,840,000 $13,840,000 $13,840,000 $13,666,667
2025 26 $7,160,000 - $6,670,000 $13,830,000 $27,670,000 $13,835,000 $13,580,000
2026 27 $10,830,000 - $2,500,000 $13,330,000 $41,000,000 $13,666,667 $13,330,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $6.67M (5th league day of 2025)
  • 2026 Roster Bonus: $2.5M (5th league day of 2026)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2023 Rookie

Patrick Queen signed a 4 year , $12,161,671 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including $6,404,852 signing bonus, $11,483,261 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,040,418. In 2024, Queen will earn a base salary of $12,722,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,722,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $12,161,671
Average Salary:
$3,040,418
Signing Bonus:
$6,404,852
GTD at Sign:
$11,483,261
Total GTD:
$11,483,261
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$12,342,812

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 21
Active
$7,195,993
$7,195,993
2021 22
Active
$1,162,803
$8,358,796
2022 23
Active
$1,715,606
$10,074,402
2023 24
Active
$2,268,410
$12,342,812
Afc Pro Bowl:ILB All NFL (2nd)
Total      
$12,342,812
$12,342,812
2024 25
Active
$13,840,000
2025 26
Active
$13,830,000
2026 27
Active
$13,330,000
Total
$53,342,812
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
21
$610,000
$6,404,852
$181,141
$7,195,993
$7,195,993
2021
22
$1,162,803
$1,162,803
$8,358,796
2022
23
$1,715,606
$1,715,606
$10,074,402
2023
24
$2,268,410
$2,268,410
$12,342,812
Total
$5,756,819
$6,404,852
$181,141
$12,342,812
$12,342,812
2024
25
$2,250,000
$11,590,000
$13,840,000
2025
26
$7,160,000
$6,670,000
$13,830,000
2026
27
$10,830,000
$2,500,000
$13,330,000
Total
$25,996,819
$17,994,852
$9,170,000
$181,141
$53,342,812

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $5,756,819 $6,404,852 - - - $181,141 $12,342,812

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 BAL 9 - 9 COVID-19
  • Mar 12, 2024 Signed a 3 year $41 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Sep 22, 2023 Fined $21,498 Unsportsmanlike Conduct
  • May 01, 2023 Baltimore (BAL) declined a $12.722M option for 2024
  • Jul 22, 2020 Signed a 4 year $12.16 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Apr 23, 2020 Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 1 (#28 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 22, 2023 Unsportsmanlike Conduct $21,498
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BAL 17 17 1,121 96.90 4 133 84 49 1 1
2022 BAL 17 17 1,026 93.90 5 117 79 38 1 2
2021 BAL 17 17 826 75.90 2 97 68 29 1
2020 BAL 16 16 858 80.70 3 106 66 40 2 1

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 5 years, $86,670,950
  • Avg. Salary: $17,334,190
  • NFL Rank: 114
  • ILB Rank: 3

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $13,666,667
  • NFL Rank: 159
  • ILB Rank: 4

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Patrick Queen to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Roquan Smith 5 $100,000,000 $20,000,000 25
De'Vondre Campbell 5 $50,000,000 $10,000,000 28
Tremaine Edmunds 4 $72,000,000 $18,000,000 24
C.J. Mosley 5 $85,000,000 $17,000,000 26
Averages 5 $76,750,000 $16,250,000 25.8

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Queen's current age (24), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
7 $101,961,538 $14,565,934

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Queen statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, Catch Rate/Yr, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm Catch Rate/Yr QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Roquan Smith
2021-2022
100.00 5.82 0.22 3.79 79.70 0.41 58.15
De'Vondre Campbell
2020-2021
96.97 5.34 0.12 2.78 75.55 0.25 66.65
Tremaine Edmunds
2021-2022
84.85 4.82 0.04 2.79 76.35 0.50 64.25
C.J. Mosley
2017-2018
96.88 5.39 0.05 3.13 72.75 0.61 71.15
Average 94.68 5.34 0.11 3.12 76.09 0.44 65.05
Patrick Queen
2022-2023
103.03 4.79 0.25 2.91 79.35 0.79 71.55
Pct Change 8.82 -10.30 127.27 -6.73 -4.28 79.55 9.99
Median Prime % Change 8.82%
Average Prime % Change 29.19%

Calculated Market Value: Patrick Queen

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
5 years, $86,670,950 $17,334,190
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