As of now, the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently just over $21 million in the red when it comes to the 2021 salary cap. To compare, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a 2021 salary cap hit of just over $41 million. This is all compounded by a very tenuous free-agent situation.
Roethlisberger and the team will need to come together in the coming days and weeks about his future with the team. Let’s take a look at the directions the Steelers and Roethlisberger could go.