Whitney Mercilus

3-4 Outside Linebacker

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $6,018,750
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 3.48%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.40%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.83
  • Total Contract Value: $26,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 16/143 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,681,012
  • Age: 27
  • 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)

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015$931,012 $931,012$2,048,018$0$0$0$2,979,0302.1%
2016$4,500,000 $4,500,000$1,050,000$250,000$0$0$5,800,0003.7%
2017$4,500,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$6,018,7503.6%
2018$4,750,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$6,300,0003.5%
2019$5,750,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$7,300,0003.8%
Total$20,431,012$6,248,018$1,750,000$0$0$28,397,780
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $17,134,096
Years: 5
Career APY: $3,426,819
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Texans20123$5,205,066$1,735,022$6,203,084119.2%$2,067,695
TexansExtensionActive20154$26,000,000$6,500,000$10,931,01242.0%$5,465,506
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans5$17,134,096$3,426,819$13,984,096100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Texans$390,000$998,018$0$0$0$1,388,0181.2%
2013Texans$737,004 $737,004$998,018$0$0$0$1,735,0221.4%
2014Texans$1,084,008 $1,084,008$998,018$0$0$0$2,082,0261.6%
2015Texans$931,012 $931,012$2,048,018$0$0$0$2,979,0302.1%
2016Texans$4,500,000 $4,500,000$1,050,000$250,000$0$0$5,800,0003.7%
2017Texans$4,500,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$6,018,7503.6%
2018Texans$4,750,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$6,300,0003.5%
2019Texans$5,750,000$1,050,000$500,000$0$0$7,300,0003.8%
Total$22,642,024$9,242,072$1,750,000$0$0$33,602,846 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141431195309110002000
2015163220126014162001250
20161536177.556.513221001470
201713100100000000

Financial Reports

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