James Conner

Arizona Cardinals, Running Back
Age: 29-84d (May 05, 1995)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Pittsburgh
Drafted: Round 3 (#105 overall), 2017
Agent(s): Ryan Tollner (Excel Sports Management)
2024 Cap Hit

$8,930,000

2024 Cash

$5,990,000

Career Earnings

$21,412,898

2022-2024 Extension (CURRENT)

James Conner signed a 3 year , $21,000,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $13,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2024, Conner will earn a base salary of $4,235,000 and a roster bonus of $1,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,930,000 and a dead cap value of $4,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $21,000,000
Average Salary:
$7,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$13,500,000
Total GTD:
$13,500,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 27 $3,975,000 1.91% $7,945,000 $7,945,000 $13,500,000
2023 28 $9,445,000 4.20% $8,489,375 $16,434,375 $12,250,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $16,434,375; $4,500,000 DEAD CAP
2024 29 $8,930,000 3.50% $5,990,000 $22,424,375 $4,500,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Option Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 27 $1,750,000 $2,000,000 $225,000 - - $3,975,000 1.91% $13,500,000
2023 28 $6,250,000 $2,000,000 - $195,000 $1,000,000 $9,445,000 4.20% $12,250,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $16,434,375; $4,500,000 DEAD CAP
2024 29 $4,235,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $195,000 $1,000,000 $8,930,000 3.50% $4,500,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 27 $1,750,000 $6,000,000 $195,000 - $7,945,000 $7,945,000 $7,945,000 $7,474,792
2023 28 $6,250,000 - - $2,000,000 $8,489,375 $16,434,375 $8,217,188 $7,239,688
2024 29 $4,235,000 - $1,500,000 - $5,990,000 $22,424,375 $7,474,792 $5,990,000
Contract Notes
  • $13.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $2M (3/19/2023)
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $1.5M (3/17/2024)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $15,000 ($255,000, 13 LTBE in 2023)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2021 Free Agent

James Conner signed a 1 year , $1,750,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including $500,000 signing bonus, $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,750,000
Average Salary:
$1,750,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,750,000
Total GTD:
$1,750,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2017-2020 Rookie

James Conner signed a 4 year , $3,161,523 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $706,288 signing bonus, $706,288 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $790,381.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,161,523
Average Salary:
$790,381
Signing Bonus:
$706,288
GTD at Sign:
$706,288
Total GTD:
$706,288
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$21,412,898

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 22
Injured
$1,157,523
$1,157,523
2018 23
Active
$578,000
$1,735,523
2019 24
Active
$668,000
$2,403,523
2020 25
Active
$825,000
$3,228,523
2021 26
Active
$1,750,000
$4,978,523
2022 27
Active
$7,945,000
$12,923,523
2023 28
Active
$8,489,375
$21,412,898
Total      
$21,412,898
$21,412,898
2024 29
Active
$5,990,000
Total
$27,402,898
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
22
$451,235
$706,288
$1,157,523
$1,157,523
2018
23
$578,000
$578,000
$1,735,523
2019
24
$668,000
$668,000
$2,403,523
2020
25
$825,000
$825,000
$3,228,523
2021
26
$1,250,000
$500,000
$1,750,000
$4,978,523
2022
27
$1,750,000
$6,000,000
$195,000
$7,945,000
$12,923,523
2023
28
$6,250,000
$2,000,000
$44,375
$8,489,375
$21,412,898
Total
$11,772,235
$7,206,288
$195,000
$2,000,000
$44,375
$21,412,898
$21,412,898
2024
29
$4,235,000
$1,500,000
$5,990,000
Total
$16,007,235
$7,206,288
$1,695,000
$2,000,000
$44,375
$27,402,898

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $2,522,235 $706,288 - - - - $3,228,523
3 $9,250,000 $6,500,000 $195,000 - - $44,375 $18,184,375

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2017 PIT 16 - 17 Knee (MCL)
2020 PIT 12 - 13 COVID-19
2023 ARI 6 - 9 Knee
  • Mar 14, 2022 Signed a 3 year $21 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)
  • Apr 13, 2021 Signed a 1 year $1.75 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Nov 02, 2020 Fined $5,000 Uniform violation (socks too low)
  • May 11, 2017 Signed a 4 year $3.1 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Apr 28, 2017 Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 3 (#105 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 02, 2020 Uniform violation (socks too low) $5,000
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Yards/Gm Rush Touchdowns Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 ARI 13 12 481 60.70 208 1,040 80.0 7 33 27 165 6.1 12.7 2 0
2022 ARI 13 13 663 55.00 183 782 60.2 7 58 46 300 6.5 23.1 1 3
2021 ARI 15 6 598 51.00 202 752 50.1 15 39 37 375 10.1 25.0 3 2
2020 PIT 13 11 561 51.10 169 721 55.5 6 43 35 215 6.1 16.5 0 2
2019 PIT 10 10 335 32.90 116 464 46.4 4 38 34 251 7.4 25.1 3 1
2018 PIT 13 12 721 64.50 215 973 74.8 12 71 55 497 9.0 38.2 1 4
2017 PIT 14 68 6.90 32 144 10.3 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
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