Keeanu Benton

Pittsburgh Steelers, Defensive Tackle
Age: 22-347d (Jul 17, 2001)
Exp: 2 Years
Country: US
College: Wisconsin
Drafted: Round 2 (#49 overall), 2023
Agent(s): 1 of 1 Agency
2024 Cap Hit

$1,666,619

2024 Cash

$1,083,324

Career Earnings

$3,083,180

2023-2026 Rookie (CURRENT)

Keeanu Benton signed a 4 year , $7,333,122 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $2,333,180 signing bonus, $4,279,836 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,833,281. In 2024, Benton will earn a base salary of $1,083,324, while carrying a cap hit of $1,666,619 and a dead cap value of $2,946,541.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $7,333,122
Average Salary:
$1,833,281
Signing Bonus:
$2,333,180
GTD at Sign:
$4,279,836
Total GTD:
$4,279,836
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 22 $1,333,295 0.59% $3,083,180 $3,083,180 $4,279,836
2024 23 $1,666,619 0.65% $1,083,324 $4,166,504 $2,946,541
2025 24 $1,999,942 0.73% $1,416,647 $5,583,151 $1,279,922
2026 25 $2,333,266 0.80% $1,749,971 $7,333,122 $583,295
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 22 $750,000 $583,295 $1,333,295 0.59% $4,279,836
2024 23 $1,083,324 $583,295 $1,666,619 0.65% $2,946,541
2025 24 $1,416,647 $583,295 $1,999,942 0.73% $1,279,922
2026 25 $1,749,971 $583,295 $2,333,266 0.80% $583,295
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 22 $750,000 $2,333,180 $3,083,180 $3,083,180 $3,083,180 $1,833,281
2024 23 $1,083,324 - $1,083,324 $4,166,504 $2,083,252 $1,416,647
2025 24 $1,416,647 - $1,416,647 $5,583,151 $1,861,050 $1,583,309
2026 25 $1,749,971 - $1,749,971 $7,333,122 $1,833,281 $1,749,971
Contract Notes
  • $4.27M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary + $113k of 2025 salary)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,083,180

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2023 22
Active
$3,083,180
$3,083,180
Total      
$3,083,180
$3,083,180
2024 23
Active
$1,083,324
2025 24
Active
$1,416,647
2026 25
Active
$1,749,971
Total
$7,333,122
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2023
22
$750,000
$2,333,180
$3,083,180
$3,083,180
Total
$750,000
$2,333,180
$3,083,180
$3,083,180
2024
23
$1,083,324
$1,083,324
2025
24
$1,416,647
$1,416,647
2026
25
$1,749,971
$1,749,971
Total
$4,999,942
$2,333,180
$7,333,122

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $750,000 $2,333,180 - - - - $3,083,180
  • Jun 23, 2023 Signed a 4 year $7.33 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Apr 28, 2023 Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 2 (#49 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 PIT 17 9 484 42.90 1 36 16 20 2
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