Connor McGovern

Left Guard

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $4,160,000 (1.63% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $5,900,000 (2.42% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.42
  • Contract Value: $22,350,000 ($7,450,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,900,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/92 at LG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202326$1,900,000$2,000,000$0$100,000$1,900,000$4,000,0001.8%
2024 📝
March 13: $1.1 million is guaranteed
27$1,125,000$2,935,000$0$100,000$1,125,000$4,160,0001.6%
2025 📝
March 20: Roster bonus due
28$5,350,000$2,935,000$1,000,000$100,000$0$9,385,0003.6%
2026 📝
February 25: Contract voids
29Void$2,935,000VoidVoidVoid$4,805,0001.7%
202730Void$935,000VoidVoidVoid$00.0%
202831Void$935,000VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$8,375,000$12,675,000$1,000,000$300,000$3,025,000$22,350,000

Contract Notes

Connor McGovern signed a three year, $22.35 million contract with the Bills. $11 million is guaranteed of which $9.9 million is guaranteed at signing. McGovern received a $8 million signing bonus. Another $750,000 in Pro Bowl incentives are available. The final two years of the contract are void years for salary cap purposes.

On February 26, 2024 McGovern and Buffalo agreed to a contract restructure with a salary to signing bonus bonus, and adding one additional void year to the contract for salary cap purposes generating $3.74 million in cap savings. Additionally Buffalo guaranteed McGovern's salary for 2024. Per report from Tom Pellisero

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7.5M
$14.9M
$22.4M
202320242025
Cash Due$10,000,000$5,900,000$6,450,000
Running Cash$10,000,000$15,900,000$22,350,000
Career Earnings: $15,237,108
Career APY: $3,047,422
Potential Earnings: $27,587,108
Total Guarantees: $10,782,108
Largest Cash Payment: $10,000,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $9,385,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedExpired20194$3,618,108$904,527$882,108$5,237,108144.7%$1,309,277
BillsUFAActive20233$22,350,000$7,450,000$9,900,000$10,000,00044.7%$10,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys4$5,237,108$1,309,277$5,237,1080.0%$00.0%
Bills1$10,000,000$10,000,000$4,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Cowboys$495,000$220,527$0$0$0$598,5270.3%$1,260,108
2020Cowboys$657,000$220,527$0$0$0$877,5270.4%$657,000
2021Cowboys$780,000$220,527$0$0$0$1,000,5270.5%$780,000
2022Cowboys$2,540,000$220,527$0$0$0$2,760,5271.3%$2,540,000
2023Bills$1,900,000$2,000,000$0$100,000$1,900,000$4,000,0001.8%$10,000,000
2024Bills$1,125,000$2,935,000$0$100,000$1,125,000$4,160,0001.6%$5,900,000
2025Bills$5,350,000$2,935,000$1,000,000$100,000$0$9,385,0003.6%$6,450,000
2026Bills$0$2,935,000$0$0$0$4,805,0001.7%$0
2027Bills$0$935,000$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2028Bills$0$935,000$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$12,847,000$13,557,108$1,000,000$300,000$3,025,000$27,587,108$27,587,108

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2020140152.8%7.9%
2021160040.7%18.6%
2022152076.8%15.1%
2023170097.6%18.4%

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$8,343,000$7,450,000
Injury Adjusted$8,343,000$7,450,000
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.4M $5M $6.7M $8.4M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,814,000 $4,000,000

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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