Breaking down Maurkice Pouncey's $48 million contract

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey's five-year, $48 million contract extension includes a $13 million signing bonus, according to a league source.

Pouncey is due a $1 million base salary this year and has a $5 million salary-cap figure.

In 2015, Pouncey has a $1.75 million base salary and is due a $3.75 million roster bonus on the fifth day of the league year. He has an $8.1 million salary-cap figure.

In 2016, Pouncey has a $3.5 million base salary, a $9.6 million salary-cap figure and a $3.5 million roster bonus due on the fifth day of the league year.

In 2017, Pouncey has a $7.5 million base salary, and a $10.1 million salary-cap fgure.

In 2018, Pouncey has a $7 million base salary and a $9.6 million salary-cap figure.

In 2019, Pounce has a $7 million base salary and salary-cap figure for the same amount.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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