T.J. Watt
Outside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 1 (#30 overall), 2017
Experience: 4 Years
College: Wisconsin
Contract: 4 yr(s)
$9,258,568
Signing Bonus $4,873,504 AAV$2,314,642 G'teed:$9,258,568 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2017 Contract details by year 22 $465,000 $1,218,376 - $1,683,376 $9,258,568
2018 Contract details by year 23 $885,844 $1,218,376 - $2,104,220 $7,575,192
2019 Contract details by year 24 $1,306,688 $1,218,376 - $2,525,064 $5,470,972
2020 Contract details by year 25 $1,727,532 $1,218,376 - $2,945,908 $2,945,908
2021 Contract details by year 26 $10,089,000 - - $10,089,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • 5th-year option available (exercised)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $4,873,504 - $5,338,504
2018 Player Cash Earnings $885,844 - - $885,844
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,306,688 - - $1,306,688
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,727,532 - - $1,727,532
4 seasons $4,385,064 $4,873,504 - $9,258,568

Cap Hit

#14
Outside Linebacker
#6
Pittsburgh Steelers
#173
NFL

AAV

#12
Outside Linebacker
#478
NFL

Cash

#12
Outside Linebacker
#119
NFL
  • Apr 28 2020

    Pittsburgh (PIT) exercised a $10.089 million 5th year option for 2021

  • Nov 22 2019

    Fined $3,507 Entering the field for a fight against Cleveland (CLE)

  • Oct 12 2018

    Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Matt Ryan (ATL)

  • Jun 14 2017

    Signed a 4 year $9.25 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Apr 27 2017

    Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#30 overall)