Whitney Mercilus

3-4 Outside Linebacker

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $6,018,750
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 3.49%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.66%
  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $6,018,750
  • Total Contract Value: $26,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 14/106 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,681,012
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6′ 4″
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Illinois
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #26 overall (Texans)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Whitney Mercilus signed a 4 year contract extension on May 5, 2015. The contract contains $10,681,012 in full guarantees including a signing bonus of $5.25 million.  Mercilus base salaries in 2015 and 2016 are both fully guaranteed. He is elibible for per game active roster bonuses in each year of his exension. The Texans increases his cap charge by $550,000 in 2015 with the extension.

 

Salary Cap Breakdown

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012$390,000$998,018$0$0$0$1,388,018
2013$737,004 $737,004$998,018$0$0$0$1,735,022
2014$1,084,008 $1,084,008$998,018$0$0$0$2,082,026
2015$931,012 $931,012$2,048,018$0$0$0$2,979,030
2016$4,500,000 $4,500,000$1,050,000$250,000$0$0$5,800,000
2017$4,500,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$6,018,750
2018$4,750,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$6,300,000
2019$5,750,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$7,300,000
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131633147366180000000
20141431195309110002000
2015163220126014162001250
20161536177.556.513221001470

Financial Reports

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