• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $22,100,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 12.99%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $16,500,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 10.20%
  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $22,100,000
  • Total Contract Value: $101,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,833,333
  • Position Ranking: 2/106 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $32,500,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Georgia
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 3, #70 overall (Chiefs)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Franchise
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Justin Houston signed a six year, $101 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs on July 15, 2015. Houston received $32.5 million in full guarantees including a $20.5 million signing bonus, his entire 2015 base salary and $11 million of his 2016 salary. On the third day of the 2016 League Year, the balance of his 2016 salary will become fully guaranteed as will $6.75 million of his 2017 salary. On the third day of the 2017 League Year, an additional $9.5 million of his 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed. The total guaranteed compensation is $52.5 million.

Houston restructured his contract in 2016 by converting $7.5M of base salary into a signing bonus. The move created an additional $6 million of 2016 cap space for the Chiefs.

Salary Cap Breakdown

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011$375,000$167,812$0$0$0$542,812
2012$465,000$167,812$0$25,000$0$657,812
2013$555,000$167,812$0$25,000$0$747,812
2014$1,406,000$167,812$0$25,000$0$1,598,812
2015$1,000,000 $1,000,000$4,100,000$0$0$0$5,100,000
2016$7,400,000 $7,400,000$5,600,000$0$100,000$0$13,100,000
2017$16,350,000 $16,250,000$5,600,000$0$150,000$0$22,100,000
2018$14,750,000$5,600,000$0$250,000$0$20,600,000
2019$15,250,000$5,600,000$0$250,000$0$21,100,000
2020$17,000,000$1,500,000$0$500,000$0$19,000,000
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201311413117511154001200
201416609229923255004000
2015102557.55491262161001
20164201417661001000

Financial Reports

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