Roethlisberger restructures deal

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Posted Feb 24, 2012
Aaron Wilson


Pittsburgh Steelers star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger restructured his contract, dropping his $11.6 million base salary for next season to $900,000. For doing so, he received a $10.7 million bonus. His new salary-cap figure for this year is $8.895 million, down from $16.92 million.

However, the proration of the bonus has boosted his salary-cap figures for 2013 to $19.59 million, $15.89 million in 2014 and $15.39 million in 2015.

That includes scheduled base salaries of $11.6 million in 2013, $12.1 million in 2014 and $11.6 million in 2015.

The Steelers continue to get their salary-cap books in order, including previous restructured contracts for cornerback Ike Taylor, offensive tackle Willie Colon and linebackers Lawrence Timmons and LaMarr Woodley.

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