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James Conner

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Steelers, RB Age: 25 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#105 overall), 2017 College: Pittsburgh Agent(s): Rep 1 Sports

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  • Current Contract

    James Conner signed a 4 year, $3,161,523 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $706,288 signing bonus, $706,288 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $790,381. In 2020, Conner will earn a base salary of $825,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,001,572 and a dead cap value of $176,572.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,161,523
    Signing Bonus $706,288
    Average Salary $790,381
    Total Guarantees $706,288
    Guaranteed at Signing $706,288
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 22 $451,235 $176,572 $627,807 $706,288 $1,157,523($1,157,523)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $706,288 2017 Cap Savings: $-78,481 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $706,288 2017 Cap Savings: $-78,481 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $176,572 2018 Dead Cap: $529,716 2017 Cap Savings: $451,235 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $176,572 2018 Dead Cap: $529,716 2017 Cap Savings: $451,235
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $578,000 $176,572 $754,572 $529,716 $578,000($1,735,523)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $529,716 2018 Cap Savings: $224,856 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $529,716 2018 Cap Savings: $224,856 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $176,572 2019 Dead Cap: $353,144 2018 Cap Savings: $578,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $176,572 2019 Dead Cap: $353,144 2018 Cap Savings: $578,000
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $668,000 $176,572 $844,572 $353,144 $668,000($2,403,523)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $353,144 2019 Cap Savings: $491,428 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $353,144 2019 Cap Savings: $491,428 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $176,572 2020 Dead Cap: $176,572 2019 Cap Savings: $668,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $176,572 2020 Dead Cap: $176,572 2019 Cap Savings: $668,000
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $825,000 $176,572 $1,001,572 $176,572 $825,000($3,228,523)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $176,572 2020 Cap Savings: $825,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $176,572 2020 Cap Savings: $825,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $176,572 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $825,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $176,572 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $825,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $451,235 $706,288 - - - - - $1,157,523
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $578,000 - - - - - - $578,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $668,000 - - - - - - $668,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - - - - - - $825,000
    4 seasons $2,522,235 $706,288 - - - - - $3,228,523
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,522,235 $706,288 - - - - - $3,228,523
  • Transactions

    May 11 2017Signed a 4 year $3.1 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 28 2017Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 3 (#105 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how James Conner ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 PIT 6 6 5 274 64.0 95 451 4.7 4 15 112 0 1 80.3
    2019 PIT 10 10 10 335 32.9 116 464 4 4 34 251 3 1 111.5
    2018 PIT 13 13 12 721 64.5 215 973 4.5 12 55 497 1 4 225
    2017 PIT 14 14 68 6.1 32 144 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 14.4
    Totals 43 43 27 1,398 - 458 2,032 4.4 20 104 860 4 6 431.20
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $9,468,164
    • Avg. Salary: $4,734,082
    • NFL Rank: 404
    • RB Rank: 16

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2021
    • Avg. Salary: $790,381
    • NFL Rank: 1,369
    • RB Rank: 86

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare James Conner to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Austin Ekeler 4 $24,500,000 $6,125,000 24
    Jordan Howard 2 $9,750,000 $4,875,000 25
    Tevin Coleman 2 $8,500,000 $4,250,000 25
    Peyton Barber 2 $3,000,000 $1,500,000 25
    Averages 2.5 $11,437,500 $4,575,000 24.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Conner's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $9,297,620 $4,648,810


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Conner statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Rushing Yards, Rushing Touchdowns, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Fumbles, Rating

    Player GP% Rush Yds/GM Rush TD/GM Rec Rec Yds Fum/GM Rating
    Austin Ekeler 2018-2019, LAC 93.75 37.03 0.2 4.37 46.57 0.13 85.15
    Jordan Howard 2018-2019, MIA 81.25 56.15 0.58 1.15 8.23 0.08 69.9
    Tevin Coleman 2017-2018, SF 96.88 46.06 0.29 1.9 18.55 0.1 67.3
    Peyton Barber 2018-2019, WAS 100 41.91 0.34 1.13 6.47 0.06 66.05
    Average 92.97 45.29 0.35 2.14 19.96 0.09 72.10
    James Conner 2019-2020 62.5 46.4 0.4 3.4 25.1 0.1 36.8
    % Change -32.77% 2.45% 14.29% 58.88% 25.75% -11.11% -48.96%
    Median Prime % Change 2.45%
    Average Prime % Change 1.22%


    Calculated Market Value: James Conner

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    2 years, $9,468,164 $4,734,082