Justin Houston

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $9,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 3.75%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $9,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 4.56%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $23,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $11,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 15/124 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $15,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Georgia
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 3, #70 overall (Chiefs)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $12,669,000

Contract Notes

Justin Houston signed a two year, $23 million contract with the Colts on March 22, 2019. $18.5 million of the contract is guaranteed with $15.5 million fully guaranteed at signing.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,000,000$13,000,000$14,000,000$14,000,0007.4%
2020 📝
March 22: $3.5 million injury guarantee vests to a full guarantee on the 5th day of 2020 league year
March 22: $1 million roster bonus due on 5th day of 2020 league year
31$8,000,000$1,000,000$4,500,000$9,000,0004.5%
Total$9,000,000$14,000,000$18,500,000$23,000,000
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Career Earnings: $85,522,248
Career APY: $9,502,472
Potential Earnings: $94,522,248
Total Guarantees: $48,171,248
Largest Cash Payment: $21,500,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $22,100,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedExpired20114$3,547,248$886,812$671,248$3,522,24899.3%$880,562
ChiefsFranchiseTerminated20156$101,000,000$16,833,333$32,500,000$68,000,00067.3%$17,000,000
ColtsSFAActive20192$23,000,000$11,500,000$15,000,000$14,000,00060.9%$14,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs8$71,522,248$8,940,281$64,447,2480.0%$7,100,0000.0%
Colts1$14,000,000$14,000,000$14,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Chiefs$375,000$167,812$0$0$0$542,8120.5%$1,046,248
2012Chiefs$465,000$167,812$0$25,000$0$657,8120.5%$490,000
2013Chiefs$555,000$167,812$0$25,000$0$747,8120.6%$580,000
2014Chiefs$1,406,000$167,812$0$25,000$0$1,598,8121.2%$1,406,000
2015Chiefs$1,000,000$4,100,000$0$0$1,000,000$5,100,0003.6%$21,500,000
2016Chiefs$7,400,000$5,600,000$0$100,000$7,400,000$13,100,0008.4%$15,000,000
2017Chiefs$16,350,000$5,600,000$0$150,000$16,250,000$22,100,00013.2%$16,500,000
2018Chiefs$14,750,000$5,600,000$0$250,000$0$20,600,00011.6%$15,000,000
2019Colts$1,000,000$0$13,000,000$0$14,000,000$14,000,0007.4%$14,000,000
2020Colts$8,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$4,500,000$9,000,0004.5%$9,000,000
Total$51,301,000$21,571,248$14,000,000$575,000$43,150,000$87,447,248$94,522,248
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chiefs2019$7,100,000$0
Total$7,100,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201116----72.4%0.0%46105.527.51094001100
201216----99.5%22.6%53131069131861321140
2013114062.8%7.6%413117511154001200
2014160097.3%0.2%609229923255004000
2015115056.9%0.2%2557.55491262161001
2016511026.1%0.0%201417661001000
2017150086.3%0.2%45139.554152050001131
2018124060.9%0.2%289956.58121145300
2019160065.4%0.2%3311116613180002300

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$12,666,000$11,500,000
Injury Adjusted$12,666,000$11,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,625,000 $9,000,000

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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