The exact details still have some questions to be answered, but it appears as if the cap hit for 2022 is known.
Now that all of the Steelers 2022 draft class is under contract, one known expense has now been accounted for.
Steelers Contracts and Salary Cap
The new deal freed up some cap space for the 2022 season.
Without a full breakdown of the contract, there are a few scenarios which will determine Fitzpatrick’s cap hit in 2022.
After the post-June 1 designations come off the books, there are still only a handful of NFL teams with more than $20 million in salary cap space.
There are multiple moves to update, but Tuitt’s contract has the biggest impact.
The timing of the announcement of Tuitt’s retirement has everything to do with the salary cap.
The Steelers third-round pick did not change the available salary cap by a significant amount.
With more than half of their draft class under contract, and with four roster spots swapped out on Monday, the effect on the Steelers’ 2022 salary cap was minimal.
Trubisky could almost double his pay in Pittsburgh with the amount of snaps he plays over the next two seasons.
Signing Kazee immediately following the 2022 NFL draft, the Steelers did not break the bank to add another safety.
After bringing Edmunds back right before the draft, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
After their latest move, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
With multiple reports of the contract structure of Avery, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
With the release of more details within the contract, Trubisky has the opportunity to earn an additional $8.5 million over the next two sesons.
After the exact numbers are known about Joseph, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
After more precise numbers are in on Witherspoon, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
After more precise numbers come in on Adams, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
As more precise numbers come in on Mason Cole and Mitch Trubisky, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
After their latest moves, how much space do the Steelers have under the 2022 salary cap?
There are still things the Steelers will have to pay for... eventually.
The Steelers still made more moves on the fourth day since the start of the legal tampering period.
The Steelers still made moves on the third day since the start of the legal tampering period.
The Steelers were unusually busy on the first day of the NFL’s legal tampering period, and the second day kept the same form.
The Steelers were unusually busy on the first day of the NFL’s legal tampering period.
It’s not that the Steelers shouldn’t restructure any contracts, but there are definitely some where it would be a bad idea.
Now that the number has been made official, the amount of cap space the Steelers have in 2022 can be determined.
The Steelers have a number of big contracts on defense, but should they the be looking to invest in the offense?
After using void years in the 2021 offseason due to the reduced salary cap, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert doesn’t expect to Steelers to continue the practice.
The Steelers had three players under contract in 2021 where they used void years and their contract did not extend beyond this season.
Even though the Steelers aren’t currently up against the salary cap to start the 2022 season, there could always be need for more space.
It is reported Watt’s deal includes three years of guaranteed money.
By restructuring Tuitt’s deal, the Steelers reportedly save $6.34 million on the 2021 salary cap.
Schobert’s 2021 salary cap hit only takes a little more than $1 million off the books after roster displacement.
It has been reported Trai Turner’s deal also includes void years to help reduce the salary cap hit.
Even the two bigger contracts the Steelers signed this summer included void years to reduce their 2021 salary cap hit.
It has been reported Ingram’s deal has four void years at the end of his contract which lowers his 2021 cap hit for the Steelers