Ben Roethlisberger
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2004
Experience: 16 Years
College: Miami (OH)
Contract: 2 yr(s)
$68,000,000
Signing Bonus $37,500,000 AAV$34,000,000 G'teed:$37,500,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2019 Contract details by year 37 $2,500,000 $18,700,000 $5,000,000 - - $26,200,000 $43,700,000
2020 Contract details by year 38 $1,500,000 $12,500,000 - - $9,750,000 $23,750,000 $44,500,000
2021 Contract details by year 39 $4,000,000 $12,500,000 $15,000,000 - $9,750,000 $41,250,000 $22,250,000
Contract Notes:
  • $16M of 2020 salary & bonus guaranteed for injury
  • $14M of 2021 salary & bonus guaranteed for injury
  • 2020 Roster Bonus: $12.5M (3/20/2020)
  • 2021 Roster Bonus: $15M (3rd league day of 2021)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $600,000 $1,455,500 $2,285,500
2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - $9,910,250
2006 Player Cash Earnings $655,500 - - $2,998,250
2007 Player Cash Earnings $1,006,000 - - $1,579,500
2008 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $25,200,000 - $27,700,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - $3,000,000 $7,750,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,155,882 - - $6,155,882
2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $11,600,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $11,600,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - $11,600,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $12,100,000 - - $12,100,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $31,000,000 $3,257,482 $35,257,482
2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,750,000 - - $17,750,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $5,000,000 $17,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $32,500,000 $5,000,000 $40,000,000
14 seasons $82,452,382 $89,300,000 $55,534,482 $227,286,864

Cap Hit

#7
Quarterback
#1
Pittsburgh Steelers
#11
NFL

AAV

#7
Quarterback
#2
NFL

Cash

#7
Quarterback
#8
NFL
  • Mar 20 2020

    Converted $19.5M of 2020 salary & bonus to signing bonus clearing $9.5M of cap space with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Oct 4 2019

    Fined $5,000 Uniform Violation (apple watch) against Cincinnati (CIN)

  • Apr 24 2019

    Signed a 2 year $68 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Mar 13 2015

    Signed a 4 year $87.4M extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Feb 28 2013

    Restructured 2013 base salary from $11.6 million to $2.6 million with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Feb 23 2012

    Pittsburgh (PIT) restructured contract decreasing 2012 salary to $700,000

  • Mar 3 2008

    Signed an 6 year $87.9 million extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Aug 3 2004

    Signed a 6 year $22.26 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Apr 20 2004

    Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#11 overall)