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Steelers Salary Cap: Speculated Rookie Contract For CB Artie Burns

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Miami cornerback Artie Burns with the 25th overall selection in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night and if you are curious about what his contract will ultimately look like, here are some details.

The four-year deal Burns ultimately will sign should have a maximum value of $9,590,983 and include a signing bonus of no more than $5,175,260, according to Joel Corry of CBS Sports.

Should those max numbers wind up holding true, Burns will have a cap charge in 2016 of $1,743,815.00.

The Steelers will also have the right to pick up the fifth-year option on Burns in 2019.

We will update this post after Burns signs his contract in the coming weeks.

YEAR BASE SIGNING BONUS OTHER BONUS CAP CHARGE
2016 $450,000.00 $1,293,815.00 # $1,743,815.00
2017 $885,953.00 $1,293,815.00 # $2,179,768.00
2018 $1,321,907.00 $1,293,815.00 # $2,615,722.00
2019 $1,757,860.00 $1,293,815.00 # $3,051,675.00
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