Whitney Mercilus

Edge Rusher

Career Earnings: $62,507,013
Career APY: $6,250,701
Total Guarantees: $34,884,096
Largest Cash Payment: $13,750,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $12,000,000 (2020)
  • Date of Birth: July 21, 1990
  • Height: 6'4"
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Illinois
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #26 overall (Texans)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedRenegotiated20124$7,634,096$1,908,524$6,203,084$6,203,08481.3%$2,067,695
TexansExtensionRenegotiated20154$26,000,000$6,500,000$10,681,012$20,837,26280.1%$5,209,316
TexansExtensionTerminated20194$54,000,000$13,500,000$18,000,000$24,250,00044.9%$12,125,000
PackersSFAExpired20211$1,075,000$1,075,000$0$716,66766.7%$716,667
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans9$61,790,346$6,865,594$47,102,8460.0%$15,000,0000.0%
Packers1$716,667$716,667$716,6670.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Texans$390,000$998,018$0$0$1,388,0181.2%$4,382,072
2013Texans$737,004$998,018$0$737,004$1,735,0221.4%$737,004
2014Texans$1,084,008$998,018$0$1,084,008$2,082,0261.6%$1,084,008
2015Texans$931,012$2,048,018$0$931,012$2,979,0302.0%$6,181,012
2016Texans$4,500,000$1,050,000$250,000$4,500,000$5,800,0003.7%$4,750,000
2017Texans$4,500,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$6,018,7503.5%$4,656,250
2018Texans$4,750,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$6,300,0003.3%$5,250,000
2019Texans$5,750,000$2,550,000$500,000$0$8,800,0004.2%$13,750,000
2020Texans$10,500,000$1,500,000$0$10,500,000$12,000,0005.5%$10,500,000
2021Packers$1,075,000$0$0$0$716,6670.4%$716,667
Total$34,217,024$12,242,072$1,750,000$17,752,024$47,819,513$52,007,013
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Texans2021$8,000,000$10,500,000
Texans2022$7,000,000$0
Total$15,000,000$10,500,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201216----46.6%41.9%205617671002100
2013160091.4%18.0%33147366180000000
2014151071.2%29.8%31195309110002000
2015160070.9%31.2%3220126014162001250
2016151086.0%21.7%36177.556.513221001470
2017511019.8%3.0%9116110001000
2018160073.6%13.7%22174285140002000
2019160088.5%0.2%33157.544.591522884120
2020130055.5%0.0%129419571000100
2021100027.8%0.5%3217120000000