Connor Heyward

Pittsburgh Steelers, Tight End
Age: 25-154d (Jan 22, 1999)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: Michigan State
Drafted: Round 6 (#208 overall), 2022
Agent(s): Element Sports Group
2024 Cap Hit

$1,023,806

2024 Cash

$985,000

Career Earnings

$1,730,224

2022-2025 Rookie (CURRENT)

Connor Heyward signed a 4 year , $3,815,224 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $155,224 signing bonus, $155,224 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $953,806. In 2024, Heyward will earn a base salary of $985,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,023,806 and a dead cap value of $77,612.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,815,224
Average Salary:
$953,806
Signing Bonus:
$155,224
GTD at Sign:
$155,224
Total GTD:
$155,224
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 23 $743,806 0.36% $860,224 $860,224 $155,224
2023 24 $908,806 0.40% $870,000 $1,730,224 $116,418
2024 25 $1,023,806 0.40% $985,000 $2,715,224 $77,612
2025 26 $1,138,806 0.42% $1,100,000 $3,815,224 $38,806
2026 27
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 23 $705,000 $38,806 $743,806 0.36% $155,224
2023 24 $870,000 $38,806 $908,806 0.40% $116,418
2024 25 $985,000 $38,806 $1,023,806 0.40% $77,612
2025 26 $1,100,000 $38,806 $1,138,806 0.42% $38,806
2026 27
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 23 $705,000 $155,224 $860,224 $860,224 $860,224 $953,806
2023 24 $870,000 - $870,000 $1,730,224 $865,112 $985,000
2024 25 $985,000 - $985,000 $2,715,224 $905,075 $1,042,500
2025 26 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $3,815,224 $953,806 $1,100,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$1,730,224

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 23
Active
$860,224
$860,224
2023 24
Active
$870,000
$1,730,224
Total      
$1,730,224
$1,730,224
2024 25
Active
$985,000
2025 26
Active
$1,100,000
Total
$3,815,224
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
23
$705,000
$155,224
$860,224
$860,224
2023
24
$870,000
$870,000
$1,730,224
Total
$1,575,000
$155,224
$1,730,224
$1,730,224
2024
25
$985,000
$985,000
2025
26
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
Total
$3,660,000
$155,224
$3,815,224

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $1,575,000 $155,224 - - - - $1,730,224
  • Jan 12, 2024 Fined $5,049 Unnecessary Roughness
  • May 13, 2022 Signed a 4 year $3.81 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Apr 30, 2022 Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 6 (#208 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Jan 12, 2024 Unnecessary Roughness $5,049
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 PIT 17 7 403 37.60 34 23 167 7.3 9.8 0 0
2022 PIT 17 174 15.00 17 12 151 12.6 8.9 1 0
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