Houston Texans

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

Total Cap Liabilities: $192,860,023
  • Top 51: $177,068,484
  • Team Cap Space: $34,905,279
  • Offense: $100,552,551
  • Defense: $78,213,235
  • Special: $8,054,166

Contracted Players

Player
(66 total)
Base Salary
(Guaranteed)
BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
J.J. Watt$15,500,000$0$0$0$0$15,500,00034DE
Whitney Mercilus$10,500,000
$10,500,000
$1,500,000$0$0$0$12,000,00034OLB
David Johnson$10,200,000
$10,200,000
$0$300,000$750,000$0$11,156,250RB
Laremy Tunsil$10,350,000$0$0$0$0$10,350,000LT
Will Fuller$10,162,000
$10,162,000
$0$0$0$0$10,162,000WR
Nick Martin$7,250,000
$7,250,000
$1,250,000$250,000$0$0$8,750,000C
Tashaun Gipson$6,500,000
$3,250,000
$500,000$500,000$0$0$7,437,500S
Benardrick McKinney$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$750,000$750,000$0$0$7,406,250ILB
Kenny Stills$6,975,000$0$0$25,000$0$7,000,000WR
Zach Fulton$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$0$7,000,000LG
Randall Cobb$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$2,000,000$375,000$0$0$6,105,631WR
Ka'imi Fairbairn$4,000,000
$4,000,000
$750,000$0$0$0$4,750,000K
Eric Murray$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$1,500,000$250,000$0$0$4,500,000S
Senio Kelemete$2,750,000$1,250,000$500,000$0$0$4,500,000LG
Deshaun Watson$1,177,124
$2,354,247
$2,053,997$1,177,123$0$0$4,408,244QB
Duke Johnson$3,600,000$0$400,000$10,000$0$4,100,000RB
A.J. McCarron$2,000,000
$1,750,000
$2,000,000$0$0$0$4,000,000QB
Angelo Blackson$3,500,000$0$500,000$0$0$3,968,75034DE
Darren Fells$2,750,000
$1,000,000
$500,000$250,000$0$0$3,500,000TE
Brandon Dunn$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$500,000$500,000$0$0$3,500,00034DT
Tytus Howard$1,050,707
$1,050,707
$1,727,827$0$0$0$2,778,534LT
Bryan Anger$1,250,000
$750,000
$416,666$750,000$0$0$2,416,666P
Greg Mancz$2,000,000$0$250,000$0$0$2,140,625C
Dylan Cole$2,133,000$0$0$0$0$2,133,000ILB
Brennan Scarlett$1,125,000$175,000$750,000$0$0$2,050,00034OLB
Gareon Conley$1,892,409
$1,348,876
$0$0$0$0$1,892,409CB
Roderick Johnson$1,125,000$375,000$250,000$0$0$1,750,000LT
Jaylen Watkins$1,100,000$150,000$200,000$0$0$1,450,000S
Zach Cunningham$1,074,783$348,043$0$0$0$1,422,826ILB
Lonnie Johnson Jr.$732,007
$732,007
$453,028$0$0$0$1,185,035CB
Max Scharping$725,368
$725,368
$426,470$0$0$0$1,151,838LG
Justin Reid$849,957$259,914$0$0$0$1,109,871S
Jordan Akins$750,000$190,379$0$0$0$940,379TE
Keke Coutee$750,000$182,257$0$0$0$932,257WR
Carlos Watkins$825,000$104,912$0$0$0$929,91234DT
Jon Weeks$1,050,000
$112,500
$137,500$0$0$0$887,500LS
Phillip Gaines$910,000$137,500$0$0$0$887,500CB
Kahale Warring$658,252$223,051$0$0$0$881,303TE
Shalom Luani$825,000$0$0$0$0$825,000S
Chris Landrum$825,000$0$0$0$0$825,00034DE
Eddie Vanderdoes$825,000$0$0$0$0$825,00034DE
Jordan Thomas$750,000$29,602$0$0$0$779,602TE
Peter Kalambayi$750,000$29,602$0$0$0$779,60234OLB
Jacob Martin$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000ILB
Cornell Armstrong$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000CB
DeAndre Carter$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000WR
Keion Crossen$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000CB
Kyle Murphy$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000LT
Isaac Whitney$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000WR
Buddy Howell$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000RB
A.J. Moore$750,000$0$0$0$0$750,000CB
Top 51 Cutoff
Charles Omenihu$675,000$74,101$0$0$0$749,10134DE
Duke Ejiofor$675,000$46,313$0$0$0$721,31334DE
Cullen Gillaspia$675,000$25,888$0$0$0$700,888FB
Ira Savage-Lewis$675,000$166$0$0$0$675,16634DE
Chad Hansen$675,000$0$0$0$0$675,000WR
Alex McGough$675,000$0$0$0$0$675,000QB
Steven Mitchell$675,000$0$0$0$0$675,000WR
Anthony Chesley$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,000CB
Karan Higdon$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,000RB
Elijah Nkansah$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,000RT
Jonathan Owens$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,000S
David Steinmetz$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,000RT
Davin Bellamy$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,00034OLB
Rick Leonard$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,000RT
Nate Hall$610,000$0$0$0$0$610,00034DE

Dead Money

NameCap Number
DeAndre Hopkins$3,000,000
Aaron Colvin$2,000,000
Martinas Rankin$450,634
D'Onta Foreman$198,871
Julie'n Davenport$146,605
Xavier Crawford$123,897
TOTAL$6,040,071
Total Cap Liabilities: $136,396,095
  • Top 51: $136,396,095
  • Team Cap Space: $78,603,905
  • Offense: $57,972,624
  • Defense: $71,410,971
  • Special: $7,012,500

Contracted Players

Player
(41 total)
Base Salary
(Guaranteed)
BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
J.J. Watt$17,500,000$0$0$0$0$17,500,00034DE
Whitney Mercilus$10,500,000
$10,500,000
$1,500,000$0$0$0$12,000,00034OLB
Randall Cobb$8,250,000
$8,250,000
$2,000,000$375,000$0$0$10,625,000WR
David Johnson$7,950,000
$2,100,000
$0$300,000$750,000$0$9,000,000RB
Nick Martin$7,250,000$1,250,000$250,000$0$0$8,750,000C
Benardrick McKinney$7,000,000$750,000$750,000$0$0$8,500,000ILB
Tashaun Gipson$6,500,000$500,000$500,000$0$0$7,500,000S
Zach Fulton$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$0$7,000,000LG
Duke Johnson$4,650,000$0$400,000$10,000$0$5,150,000RB
Eric Murray$5,000,000
$3,500,000
$1,500,000$250,000$0$0$4,750,000S
Brandon Dunn$3,250,000$500,000$500,000$0$0$4,250,00034DT
Ka'imi Fairbairn$3,450,000
$2,000,000
$750,000$0$0$0$4,200,000K
Angelo Blackson$3,500,000$0$500,000$0$0$4,000,00034DE
Tytus Howard$1,606,414
$1,606,414
$1,727,827$0$0$0$3,334,241LT
Bryan Anger$2,500,000$416,666$0$0$0$2,812,500P
Darren Fells$1,500,000$500,000$800,000$0$0$2,800,000TE
Jaylen Watkins$1,400,000$150,000$0$0$0$1,550,000S
Lonnie Johnson Jr.$969,014$453,028$0$0$0$1,422,042CB
Max Scharping$955,736$426,470$0$0$0$1,382,206LG
Justin Reid$1,028,831$259,914$0$0$0$1,288,745S
Jordan Akins$920,000$190,379$0$0$0$1,110,379TE
Keke Coutee$920,000$182,257$0$0$0$1,102,257WR
Kahale Warring$780,000$223,051$0$0$0$1,003,051TE
Duke Ejiofor$920,000$46,313$0$0$0$966,31334DE
Jordan Thomas$920,000$29,602$0$0$0$949,602TE
Peter Kalambayi$920,000$29,602$0$0$0$949,60234OLB
Charles Omenihu$850,000$74,101$0$0$0$924,10134DE
Jacob Martin$920,000$0$0$0$0$920,000ILB
Keion Crossen$920,000$0$0$0$0$920,000CB
Cullen Gillaspia$850,000$25,888$0$0$0$875,888FB
Ira Savage-Lewis$850,000$168$0$0$0$850,16834DE
Alex McGough$850,000$0$0$0$0$850,000QB
Steven Mitchell$850,000$0$0$0$0$850,000WR
Chad Hansen$850,000$0$0$0$0$850,000WR
Karan Higdon$780,000$0$0$0$0$780,000RB
Anthony Chesley$780,000$0$0$0$0$780,000CB
Rick Leonard$780,000$0$0$0$0$780,000RT
Jonathan Owens$780,000$0$0$0$0$780,000S
Elijah Nkansah$780,000$0$0$0$0$780,000RT
Davin Bellamy$780,000$0$0$0$0$780,00034OLB
Nate Hall$780,000$0$0$0$0$780,00034DE
Total Cap Liabilities: $70,672,111
  • Top 51: $70,672,111
  • Team Cap Space: $156,827,889
  • Offense: $27,111,461
  • Defense: $36,448,150
  • Special: $7,112,500

Contracted Players

Player
(14 total)
Base Salary
(Guaranteed)
BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
Whitney Mercilus$12,750,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$0$14,500,00034OLB
Randall Cobb$7,875,000$2,000,000$375,000$0$0$10,250,000WR
Benardrick McKinney$8,750,000$750,000$750,000$0$0$10,250,000ILB
Nick Martin$7,750,000$1,250,000$250,000$0$0$9,250,000C
Eric Murray$5,000,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$0$4,750,000S
Ka'imi Fairbairn$3,550,000$750,000$0$0$0$4,300,000K
Brandon Dunn$3,250,000$500,000$500,000$0$0$4,250,00034DT
Tytus Howard$2,162,121
$2,162,121
$1,727,827$0$0$0$3,889,948LT
Bryan Anger$2,500,000$416,668$0$0$0$2,812,500P
Lonnie Johnson Jr.$1,206,021$453,028$0$0$0$1,659,049CB
Max Scharping$1,186,104$426,470$0$0$0$1,612,574LG
Kahale Warring$895,000$223,051$0$0$0$1,118,051TE
Charles Omenihu$965,000$74,101$0$0$0$1,039,10134DE
Cullen Gillaspia$965,000$25,888$0$0$0$990,888FB
Total Cap Liabilities: $28,650,000
  • Top 51: $28,650,000
  • Team Cap Space: $212,350,000
  • Offense: $0
  • Defense: $24,250,000
  • Special: $4,400,000

Contracted Players

Player
(3 total)
Base Salary
(Guaranteed)
BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
Whitney Mercilus$12,250,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$0$14,000,00034OLB
Benardrick McKinney$9,500,000$0$750,000$0$0$10,250,000ILB
Ka'imi Fairbairn$3,650,000$750,000$0$0$0$4,400,000K