• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $14,061,250
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 8.16%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $10,500,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 7.54%
  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $14,061,250
  • Total Contract Value: $100,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,666,667
  • Position Ranking: 2/116 at 34DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,876,385
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 5″
  • Weight: 289
  • College: Wisconsin
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #11 overall (Texans)
  • Year Signed: 2014
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

DE JJ Watt signed a six year, $100 million contract extension with the Houston Texans on September 2, 2014. Watt had two years remaining on his contract, meaning the new deal will run through the 2021 season. Details of the contract are currently based on a report by John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Upon signing the contract Watt received a $10 million signing bonus and guaranteed salaries in 2014 and 2015 to bring his total of fully guaranteed salary to $20.876 million. If he is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2015 League year he wil receive a $10 million roster bonus and will have his 2016 and 2017 base salaries become fully guaranteed in 2016. Watt converted the roster bonus to a signing bonus in 2015 to create $8 million in cap space.

Salary Cap Breakdown

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011$375,000$1,668,182$0$0$0$2,043,182
2012$885,795$1,668,182$0$0$0$2,553,977
2013$1,396,590 $1,396,590$1,668,182$0$0$0$3,064,772
2014$907,385 $907,385$3,668,182$0$0$0$4,575,567
2015$9,969,000 $9,969,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$13,969,000
2016$10,500,000 $10,500,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$14,500,000
2017$10,500,000 $10,500,000$3,561,250$0$0$0$14,061,250
2018$11,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$15,000,000
2019$13,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$15,000,000
2020$15,500,000$0$0$0$0$15,500,000
2021$17,500,000$0$0$0$0$17,500,000
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201316651510.570.522467004200
201416591920.514029511018045592
201516571917.5117.529508003100
20163171.55150000100

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average
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