This article is not for everyone. There are some who very much understand the ins and outs of NFL contracts and the terminology therein. Others, might not understand it quite as much and therefore looking at these terms would be beneficial.
While I believe there are a lot of people in the first group, there are some who I think that would be that are quite surprisingly not. I’ve seen several places reporting about a possible restructure of Ben Roethlisberger‘s contract for 2021. I’ve seen it from various outlets and even on ESPN. The problem is, Ben Roethlisberger can’t restructure his contract in a way that would be beneficial to him and the Steelers.