Houston Texans

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

Total Cap Liabilities: $216,065,160
  • Top 51: $186,362,453
  • Team Cap Space: $21,366,812
  • Offense: $112,272,313
  • Defense: $85,454,112
  • Special: $8,054,166

Contracted Players (80 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
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
Benardrick McKinney$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$0$6,000,000$7,406,250
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
Ka'imi Fairbairn$4,000,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$4,000,000$4,750,000
Deshaun Watson$1,177,124$2,053,997$1,177,123$0$0$0$2,354,247$4,408,244
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
Angelo Blackson$3,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$0$0$3,968,750
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$2,343,750
Greg Mancz$2,000,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$0$2,140,625
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
Gareon Conley$1,892,409$0$0$0$0$0$1,348,876$1,892,409
Roderick Johnson$1,125,000$375,000$0$250,000$0$0$0$1,750,000
Jaylen Watkins$1,100,000$150,000$200,000$0$0$0$0$1,450,000
Ross Blacklock$610,000$834,991$0$0$0$0$610,000$1,444,991
Zach Cunningham$1,074,783$348,043$0$0$0$0$0$1,422,826
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
Phillip Gaines$910,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$0$887,500
Brent Qvale$910,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$162,500$887,500
Michael Thomas$910,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$0$887,500
Jon Weeks$1,050,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$112,500$887,500
Kahale Warring$658,252$223,051$0$0$0$0$0$881,303
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
Jordan Thomas$750,000$29,602$0$0$0$0$0$779,602
Jacob Martin$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Kyle Murphy$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
A.J. Moore$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Top 51 Cutoff
Buddy Howell$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Cornell Armstrong$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Keion Crossen$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Jerald Hawkins$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
P.J. Hall$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
DeAndre Carter$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
Duke Ejiofor$675,000$46,313$0$0$0$0$0$721,313
Cullen Gillaspia$675,000$25,888$0$0$0$0$0$700,888
Isaiah Coulter$610,000$73,239$0$0$0$0$0$683,239
Steven Mitchell$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$675,000
Albert Huggins$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$675,000
Alex McGough$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$675,000
Chad Hansen$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$675,000
Isaac Whitney$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$675,000
Tyler Simmons$610,000$8,333$0$0$0$0$50,000$618,333
Auzoyah Alufohai$610,000$6,666$0$0$0$0$45,000$616,666
Scottie Phillips$610,000$3,333$0$0$0$0$0$613,333
Cordel Iwuagwu$610,000$3,333$0$0$0$0$10,000$613,333
Dylan Stapleton$610,000$1,666$0$0$0$0$0$611,666
Jan Johnson$610,000$1,666$0$0$0$0$10,000$611,666
Jonathan Owens$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$610,000
Nate Hall$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$610,000
Anthony Chesley$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$610,000
Elijah Nkansah$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$610,000
Rick Leonard$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$610,000
Karan Higdon$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$610,000
Davin Bellamy$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$610,000

Dead Money

NameCap Number
Tashaun Gipson$4,250,000
DeAndre Hopkins$3,000,000
Aaron Colvin$2,000,000
Martinas Rankin$450,634
D'Onta Foreman$189,871
Julie'n Davenport$146,605
Xavier Crawford$123,897
TOTAL$10,284,569

COVID-19 Opt Out

NameCap Number
Eddie Vanderdoes$0
TOTAL$0
Total Cap Liabilities: $204,634,549
  • Top 51: $199,807,713
  • Team Cap Space: $15,045,451
  • Offense: $114,360,204
  • Defense: $83,150,843
  • Special: $7,116,666

Contracted Players (57 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
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
Ka'imi Fairbairn$3,450,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$2,000,000$4,200,000
Deshaun Watson$17,540,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$17,540,000
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
Angelo Blackson$3,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$0$0$4,000,000
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$0$4,200,000$0$0$0$5,750,000
Jaylen Watkins$1,400,000$150,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,550,000
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
Jordan Thomas$920,000$29,602$0$0$0$0$0$949,602
Jacob Martin$920,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$920,000
Keion Crossen$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
Steven Mitchell$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Albert Huggins$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Alex McGough$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Chad Hansen$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Tyler Simmons$780,000$8,333$0$0$0$0$0$788,333
Auzoyah Alufohai$780,000$6,666$0$0$0$0$0$786,666
Scottie Phillips$780,000$3,333$0$0$0$0$0$783,333
Cordel Iwuagwu$780,000$3,333$0$0$0$0$0$783,333
Dylan Stapleton$780,000$1,666$0$0$0$0$0$781,666
Jan Johnson$780,000$1,666$0$0$0$0$0$781,666
Jonathan Owens$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Nate Hall$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Top 51 Cutoff
Anthony Chesley$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Elijah Nkansah$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Rick Leonard$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Karan Higdon$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Davin Bellamy$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Eddie Vanderdoes$920,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$920,000

Dead Money

NameCap Number
TOTAL$6,836
Total Cap Liabilities: $129,729,782
  • Top 51: $129,729,782
  • Team Cap Space: $97,770,218
  • Offense: $66,849,046
  • Defense: $55,664,068
  • Special: $7,216,668

Contracted Players (28 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
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
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
Tyler Simmons$895,000$8,334$0$0$0$0$0$903,334
Auzoyah Alufohai$895,000$6,668$0$0$0$0$0$901,668
Scottie Phillips$895,000$3,334$0$0$0$0$0$898,334
Cordel Iwuagwu$895,000$3,334$0$0$0$0$0$898,334
Dylan Stapleton$895,000$1,668$0$0$0$0$0$896,668
Jan Johnson$895,000$1,668$0$0$0$0$0$896,668
Total Cap Liabilities: $71,701,945
  • Top 51: $71,701,945
  • Team Cap Space: $169,298,055
  • Offense: $38,020,915
  • Defense: $29,281,030
  • Special: $4,400,000

Contracted Players (10 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
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
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