Houston Texans

Top Executive: Bill O'Brien, Head Coach & General Manager (since 2019)

Total Cap Liabilities: $210,431,437
  • Top 51: $190,610,077
  • Team Cap Space: $7,582,397
  • Offense: $108,513,432
  • Defense: $81,973,454
  • Special: $8,017,466

Contracted Players (54 total)

PlayerBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
J.J. Watt$15,500,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$15,500,000
Laremy Tunsil$10,850,000$3,250,000$0$0$0$0$10,850,000$14,100,000
Whitney Mercilus$10,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$0$10,500,000$12,000,000
David Johnson$10,200,000$0$0$300,000$750,000$0$10,200,000$11,156,250
Will Fuller$10,162,000$0$0$0$0$0$10,162,000$10,162,000
Deshaun Watson$1,177,124$7,453,997$1,177,123$0$0$0$2,354,247$9,808,244
Bradley Roby$4,500,000$1,000,000$3,500,000$500,000$0$0$8,000,000$9,312,500
Nick Martin$7,250,000$1,250,000$0$250,000$0$0$7,250,000$8,750,000
Brandin Cooks$8,000,000$0$0$0$0$0$8,000,000$8,000,000
Kenny Stills$6,975,000$0$0$0$25,000$0$0$7,000,000
Randall Cobb$3,750,000$2,000,000$0$375,000$0$0$3,750,000$6,101,563
Zach Cunningham$1,074,783$2,748,043$2,000,000$0$0$0$3,074,783$5,822,826
Ka'imi Fairbairn$4,000,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$4,000,000$4,750,000
Eric Murray$2,750,000$1,500,000$0$250,000$0$0$2,750,000$4,390,625
Zach Fulton$2,500,000$750,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$3,500,000$4,250,000
Duke Johnson$3,600,000$0$0$400,000$10,000$0$0$4,100,000
A.J. McCarron$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$0$1,750,000$4,000,000
Darren Fells$2,750,000$500,000$0$250,000$0$0$1,000,000$3,500,000
Brandon Dunn$2,500,000$500,000$0$500,000$0$0$2,500,000$3,500,000
Tytus Howard$1,050,707$1,727,827$0$0$0$0$1,050,707$2,778,534
Bryan Anger$1,250,000$416,666$750,000$0$0$0$750,000$2,416,666
Senio Kelemete$1,300,000$1,031,250$0$200,000$0$0$0$2,406,250
Dylan Cole$2,133,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,133,000
Brennan Scarlett$1,125,000$175,000$0$750,000$0$0$0$2,003,125
Roderick Johnson$1,125,000$375,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$1,750,000
Ross Blacklock$610,000$834,991$0$0$0$0$610,000$1,444,991
Vernon Hargreaves$825,000$250,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$1,309,375
Lonnie Johnson Jr.$732,007$453,028$0$0$0$0$732,007$1,185,035
Max Scharping$725,368$426,470$0$0$0$0$725,368$1,151,838
Justin Reid$849,957$259,914$0$0$0$0$0$1,109,871
Jordan Akins$750,000$190,379$0$0$0$0$0$940,379
Keke Coutee$750,000$182,257$0$0$0$0$0$932,257
Carlos Watkins$825,000$104,912$0$0$0$0$0$929,912
Michael Thomas$910,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$0$887,500
Phillip Gaines$910,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$0$887,500
Jonathan Greenard$610,000$223,495$0$0$0$0$0$833,495
Tyrell Adams$910,000$60,000$0$0$0$0$0$810,000
Charlie Heck$610,000$177,676$0$0$0$0$0$787,676
Peter Kalambayi$750,000$29,602$0$0$0$0$0$779,602
DeAndre Carter$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Buddy Howell$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Cornell Armstrong$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Brent Qvale$910,000$0$0$0$0$0$162,500$750,000
Keion Crossen$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Jon Weeks$1,050,000$0$0$0$0$0$112,500$750,000
P.J. Hall$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Jacob Martin$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Charles Omenihu$675,000$74,101$0$0$0$0$0$749,101
John Reid$610,000$123,600$0$0$0$0$0$733,600
Pharaoh Brown$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$705,882
Cullen Gillaspia$675,000$25,888$0$0$0$0$0$700,888
Top 51 Cutoff
C.J. Prosise$910,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$617,647
Eli Ankou$825,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$533,824
Kyle Emanuel$910,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$529,412

Dead Money

NameCap Number
Tashaun Gipson$4,250,000
DeAndre Hopkins$3,000,000
Aaron Colvin$2,000,000
Angelo Blackson$625,000
Martinas Rankin$450,634
Dylan Stapleton$236,960
D'Onta Foreman$189,871
Jaylen Watkins$150,000
Julie'n Davenport$146,605
Jon Weeks$137,500
Brent Qvale$137,500
Xavier Crawford$123,897
C.J. Prosise$100,235
TOTAL$11,927,085

Practice Squad

NameCap Number
Greg Mancz$204,000
Jonathan Owens$197,765
Devin Smith$180,000
Scottie Phillips$170,282
Nate Hall$170,282
Corey Liuget$168,000
Elijah Nkansah$142,800
Steven Mitchell$142,800
Chad Hansen$142,800
Anthony Chesley$142,800
Davin Bellamy$142,800
Auzoyah Alufohai$142,800
Troy Fumagalli$134,400
Brett Maher$100,800
Emmanuel Ellerbee$100,800
Damion Ratley$92,400
TOTAL$2,375,529

Injured Reserve

NameCap Number
Benardrick McKinney$7,406,250
Gareon Conley$1,892,409
Kahale Warring$881,303
Duke Ejiofor$721,313
A.J. Moore$502,941
Isaiah Coulter$473,239
TOTAL$11,877,455

COVID-19 Opt Out

NameCap Number
Eddie Vanderdoes$0
TOTAL$0
Total Cap Liabilities: $191,044,555
  • Top 51: $190,683,114
  • Team Cap Space: ($7,462,158)
  • Offense: $100,033,937
  • Defense: $83,532,511
  • Special: $7,116,666

Contracted Players (38 total)

PlayerBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
J.J. Watt$17,500,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$17,500,000
Laremy Tunsil$16,150,000$3,250,000$0$0$0$0$16,150,000$19,400,000
Whitney Mercilus$10,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$0$10,500,000$12,000,000
David Johnson$7,950,000$0$0$300,000$750,000$0$2,100,000$9,000,000
Deshaun Watson$10,540,000$5,400,000$0$0$0$0$10,540,000$15,940,000
Bradley Roby$9,500,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$0$0$8,000,000$11,000,000
Nick Martin$7,250,000$1,250,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$8,750,000
Brandin Cooks$12,000,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$12,000,000
Benardrick McKinney$7,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$0$0$8,500,000
Randall Cobb$8,250,000$2,000,000$0$375,000$0$0$8,250,000$10,625,000
Zach Cunningham$8,500,000$2,400,000$0$500,000$0$0$8,500,000$11,400,000
Ka'imi Fairbairn$3,450,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$2,000,000$4,200,000
Eric Murray$5,000,000$1,500,000$0$250,000$0$0$3,500,000$6,750,000
Zach Fulton$2,000,000$750,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$3,750,000
Duke Johnson$4,650,000$0$0$400,000$10,000$0$0$5,150,000
Darren Fells$1,500,000$500,000$0$800,000$0$0$0$2,800,000
Brandon Dunn$3,250,000$500,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$4,250,000
Tytus Howard$1,606,414$1,727,827$0$0$0$0$1,606,414$3,334,241
Bryan Anger$2,500,000$416,666$0$0$0$0$0$2,916,666
Senio Kelemete$1,300,000$250,000$250,000$200,000$0$0$0$2,000,000
Ross Blacklock$971,248$834,991$0$0$0$0$971,248$1,806,239
Lonnie Johnson Jr.$969,014$453,028$0$0$0$0$0$1,422,042
Max Scharping$955,736$426,470$0$0$0$0$0$1,382,206
Justin Reid$1,028,831$259,914$0$0$0$0$0$1,288,745
Jordan Akins$920,000$190,379$0$0$0$0$0$1,110,379
Keke Coutee$920,000$182,257$0$0$0$0$0$1,102,257
Kahale Warring$780,000$223,051$0$0$0$0$0$1,003,051
Jonathan Greenard$818,374$223,495$0$0$0$0$0$1,041,869
Charlie Heck$780,000$177,676$0$0$0$0$0$957,676
Peter Kalambayi$920,000$29,602$0$0$0$0$0$949,602
Keion Crossen$920,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$920,000
Jacob Martin$920,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$920,000
Charles Omenihu$850,000$74,101$0$0$0$0$0$924,101
John Reid$780,000$123,600$0$0$0$0$0$903,600
Duke Ejiofor$920,000$46,313$0$0$0$0$0$966,313
Cullen Gillaspia$850,000$25,888$0$0$0$0$0$875,888
Isaiah Coulter$780,000$73,239$0$0$0$0$0$853,239
Eddie Vanderdoes$990,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$990,000

Dead Money

NameCap Number
Jaylen Watkins$150,000
Angelo Blackson$125,000
TOTAL$361,441
Total Cap Liabilities: $177,634,776
  • Top 51: $177,634,776
  • Team Cap Space: $49,865,224
  • Offense: $103,652,376
  • Defense: $66,765,732
  • Special: $7,216,668

Contracted Players (24 total)

PlayerBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
Laremy Tunsil$17,850,000$3,250,000$0$0$0$0$0$21,100,000
Whitney Mercilus$12,750,000$1,500,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$14,500,000
Deshaun Watson$35,000,000$5,400,000$0$0$0$0$35,000,000$40,400,000
Bradley Roby$9,500,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$11,000,000
Nick Martin$7,750,000$1,250,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$9,250,000
Brandin Cooks$12,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$13,000,000
Benardrick McKinney$8,750,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$0$0$10,250,000
Randall Cobb$7,875,000$2,000,000$0$375,000$0$0$0$10,250,000
Zach Cunningham$10,000,000$2,400,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$12,900,000
Ka'imi Fairbairn$3,550,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$4,300,000
Eric Murray$5,000,000$1,500,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$6,750,000
Brandon Dunn$3,250,000$500,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$4,250,000
Tytus Howard$2,162,121$1,727,827$0$0$0$0$2,162,121$3,889,948
Bryan Anger$2,500,000$416,668$0$0$0$0$0$2,916,668
Ross Blacklock$1,332,496$834,991$0$0$0$0$0$2,167,487
Lonnie Johnson Jr.$1,206,021$453,028$0$0$0$0$0$1,659,049
Max Scharping$1,186,104$426,470$0$0$0$0$0$1,612,574
Kahale Warring$895,000$223,051$0$0$0$0$0$1,118,051
Jonathan Greenard$1,008,000$223,495$0$0$0$0$0$1,231,495
Charlie Heck$895,000$177,676$0$0$0$0$0$1,072,676
Charles Omenihu$965,000$74,101$0$0$0$0$0$1,039,101
John Reid$895,000$123,600$0$0$0$0$0$1,018,600
Cullen Gillaspia$965,000$25,888$0$0$0$0$0$990,888
Isaiah Coulter$895,000$73,239$0$0$0$0$0$968,239
Total Cap Liabilities: $128,001,945
  • Top 51: $128,001,945
  • Team Cap Space: $112,998,055
  • Offense: $80,420,915
  • Defense: $43,181,030
  • Special: $4,400,000

Contracted Players (12 total)

PlayerBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
Laremy Tunsil$18,500,000$3,250,000$0$0$0$0$0$21,750,000
Whitney Mercilus$12,250,000$1,500,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$14,000,000
Deshaun Watson$20,000,000$5,400,000$17,000,000$0$0$0$0$42,400,000
Brandin Cooks$12,500,000$0$1,500,000$0$0$0$0$14,000,000
Benardrick McKinney$9,500,000$0$0$750,000$0$0$0$10,250,000
Zach Cunningham$11,000,000$2,400,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$13,900,000
Ka'imi Fairbairn$3,650,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$4,400,000
Ross Blacklock$1,693,744$834,991$0$0$0$0$0$2,528,735
Jonathan Greenard$1,145,200$223,495$0$0$0$0$0$1,368,695
Charlie Heck$1,010,000$177,676$0$0$0$0$0$1,187,676
John Reid$1,010,000$123,600$0$0$0$0$0$1,133,600
Isaiah Coulter$1,010,000$73,239$0$0$0$0$0$1,083,239
Total Cap Liabilities: $50,100,000
  • Top 51: $50,100,000
  • Team Cap Space: $205,900,000
  • Offense: $34,700,000
  • Defense: $15,400,000
  • Special: $0

Contracted Players (2 total)

PlayerBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
Deshaun Watson$32,000,000$5,400,000$0$0$0$0$0$34,700,000
Zach Cunningham$12,500,000$2,400,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$15,400,000
Total Cap Liabilities: $32,000,000
  • Top 51: $32,000,000
  • Team Cap Space: $0
  • Offense: $32,000,000
  • Defense: $0
  • Special: $0

Contracted Players (1 total)

PlayerBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
Deshaun Watson$32,000,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$32,000,000