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Steelers' Updated Salary Cap After Ben Roethlisberger's New Contract

Ben Roethlisberger will be back with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2021 NFL season, and he'll reportedly take a big pay cut to do so.

The Steelers announced Thursday they signed a new contract with the six-time Pro Bowler. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Roethlisberger's cost against the salary cap will fall by more than $15 million. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network provided additional details:

Ian Rapoport

The breakdown: — $12.925M signing bonus. — $1.075M base salary — 4 voidable years to spread out the cap hit (technically a deal through 2025), voiding after the season.