Justin Houston

Edge Rusher

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,075,000 (1.14% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $2,075,000 (1.00% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $2,075,000 ($2,075,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,075,000
  • Contract Ranking: 76/212 at EDGE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202132$1,075,000$1,000,000$1,075,000$2,075,0001.1%
Total$1,075,000$1,000,000$1,075,000$2,075,000

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.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.1M
2021
Cash Due$2,075,000
Running Cash$2,075,000
Career Earnings: $95,522,248
Career APY: $9,552,225
Potential Earnings: $96,597,248
Total Guarantees: $50,246,248
Largest Cash Payment: $21,500,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $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
ColtsSFAExpired20192$23,000,000$11,500,000$15,000,000$23,000,000100.0%$11,500,000
RavensSFAActive20211$2,075,000$2,075,000$2,075,000$1,000,00048.2%$0
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%
Colts2$23,000,000$11,500,000$23,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Ravens0$1,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season 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$747,8120.5%$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$5,100,0003.5%$21,500,000
2016Chiefs$7,400,000$5,600,000$0$100,000$7,400,000$13,100,0008.3%$15,000,000
2017Chiefs$16,350,000$5,600,000$0$150,000$16,250,000$22,100,00013.0%$16,500,000
2018Chiefs$14,750,000$5,600,000$0$250,000$0$20,600,00011.5%$15,000,000
2019Colts$1,000,000$0$13,000,000$0$14,000,000$14,000,0005.9%$14,000,000
2020Colts$8,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$4,500,000$9,000,0003.8%$9,000,000
2021Ravens$1,075,000$1,000,000$0$0$1,075,000$2,075,0001.1%$2,075,000
Total$52,376,000$22,571,248$14,000,000$575,000$44,225,000$89,522,248$96,597,248
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
2020160058.9%0.0%196864.58120001200
202150051.8%0.0%6528350000000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.9M $13.3M $17.8M $22.2M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $664,000 $813,158

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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