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Ben Roethlisberger is set to make $19.5 million in 2013. The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to move some of that money another year or so into the future to provide immediate salary cap relief.
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As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers restructured the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday and the result of that now puts them under the estimated $123 million cap number.
Roethlisberger is believed to have had $9 million of his $11.6 million base salary turned into a signing bonus via the restructure which would clear $6 million in cap space for 2013.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have worked with the representatives
of Ben Roethlisberger to renegotiate the quarterbackâs current contract,
according to Albert Breer of NFL.com.
Breer adds that an agreement between Roethlisberger and the
Steelers could be reached by the end of the week.
Big Ben is scheduled to make $19.595 million in 2013, a
number that eats up a large majorityâ...
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
School: Miami of Ohio
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2013 was supposed to be the year of Big Ben RoethlisbergerÂ joining the QB1Â societyÂ and he was well on his way last year of justifying that claim. Through his first 8 games Roethlisberger tossed 16 touchdowns along with only 4 interceptions...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers plan on restructuring the contracts of both Ben Roethlisberger and Lawrence Timmons to help them get under the salary cap.
The Steelers could get Roethlisbergerâs deal done by the end of the week, per Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
Roethlisberger is scheduled to carry a prohibitive cap figure of $19.595 million...
Ed BouchetteÂ of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that the Steelers have restructured QB Ben Roethlisbergerâs contract on Thursday.
Bouchette adds that this will free up an extra $6 million in cap space for the 2013 season.Â Roethlisberger had a staggering cap figure ofÂ $19.595 million, so it makes sense that they would try to get that down to a more manageable number.
Three contract restructures down and possibly one more to go for the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Thursday quarterback Ben Roethlisberger became the third player to have his contract restructured which resulted in $6 million in 2013 cap space being cleared.
With the restructures of Roethlisberger, wide receiver Antonio Brown and linebacker Lawrence Timmons now out of the way the Steelers...
Season 3, Episode 80 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the three contract restructures done so far on Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Lawrence Timmons. We let you know where this puts the team salary cap wise with less than two weeks to go until they need to cap compliant. We also give you glimpse ahead to the 2014 salary cap situation in...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not even through with their restructures this offseason and already there is concern about the damage that they are doing to 2014 and beyond by pushing forward more money. Fans go through this concern every year because most just don't understand the real numbers and what lies ahead. Thank God Omar Khan does.
Here is the 2014 big picture for you....
Following in the foot-steps of Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger and Lawrence Timmons, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley will reportedly also re-structure his contract this week or next. For those of you keeping score at home, the re-structuring of a playersâ contract is not a pay cut. Itâs actually a way to convert salary money into signing bonus money.
If any of the news below shocks you then I would like to welcome you back from your stay underneath a rock.
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Tuesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently working with agents to restructure the contracts of a few players in order to get themselves underneath the salary cap by the March 12 deadline. At the top of the list...