James Conner

Running Back

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $3,975,000 (1.91% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $8,005,000 (3.46% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.01
  • Contract Value: $21,000,000 ($7,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 11/210 at RB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202227$1,750,000$2,000,000$0$255,000$1,750,000$3,975,0001.9%
2023 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
28$5,750,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$255,000$5,750,000$10,005,0004.4%
2024 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
29$3,235,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$255,000$0$6,990,0002.7%
Total$10,735,000$6,000,000$3,500,000$765,000$7,500,000$20,970,000

Contract Notes

James Conner signed a three year, $21 million contract with the Cardinals. Conner received $13.5 million in guaranteed salary including a $6 million signing bonus. Conner's 2022 and 2023 base salaries are fully guaranteed. He will earn a $2 million roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2023 league year. He will earn $1.5 million as a roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2024 league year. There are annual per game bonuses.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7M
$14M
$21M
202220232024
Cash Due$8,005,000$8,005,000$4,990,000
Running Cash$8,005,000$16,010,000$21,000,000
Career Earnings: $10,992,288
Career APY: $2,198,458
Potential Earnings: $25,992,288
Total Guarantees: $15,956,288
Largest Cash Payment: $8,005,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $10,005,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExpired20174$3,175,288$793,822$706,288$3,242,288102.1%$810,572
CardinalsUFAExpired20211$1,750,000$1,750,000$1,750,000$1,750,000100.0%$1,750,000
CardinalsUFAActive20223$21,000,000$7,000,000$13,500,000$6,000,00028.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers4$3,242,288$810,572$3,242,2880.0%$00.0%
Cardinals1$7,750,000$7,750,000$1,750,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Steelers$465,000$176,572$0$0$0$641,5720.4%$1,171,288
2018Steelers$578,000$176,572$0$0$0$754,5720.4%$578,000
2019Steelers$668,000$176,572$0$0$0$844,5720.4%$668,000
2020Steelers$825,000$176,572$0$0$0$1,001,5720.5%$825,000
2021Cardinals$1,250,000$500,000$0$0$1,250,000$1,750,0000.9%$1,750,000
2022Cardinals$1,750,000$2,000,000$0$255,000$1,750,000$3,975,0001.9%$8,005,000
2023Cardinals$5,750,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$255,000$5,750,000$10,005,0004.4%$8,005,000
2024Cardinals$3,235,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$255,000$0$6,990,0002.7%$4,990,000
Total$14,521,000$7,206,288$3,500,000$765,000$8,750,000$25,962,288$25,992,288

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201714206.1%15.6%321444.50000.0000
2018133064.5%0.2%2159734.512554979.0142
2019106032.9%0.0%1164644.04342517.4311
2020131051.1%0.0%1697214.36352156.1000
2021152051.0%1.2%2027523.7153737510.1300

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$9,700,000$7,000,000
Injury Adjusted$10,651,500$6,125,000
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.3M $7.9M $10.5M $13.2M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8M $10.7M $13.3M $5,752,000 $5,750,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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