Houston Texans

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

Total Cap Liabilities: $207,181,686
  • Top 51: $179,999,145
  • Team Cap Space: $15,973,334
  • Offense: $97,314,834
  • Defense: $79,908,831
  • Special: $7,916,666

Contracted Players (54 total)

PlayerBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
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$300,000$750,000$0$0$10,200,000$11,156,250
Deshaun Watson$1,177,124$7,453,997$1,177,123$0$0$0$2,354,247$9,808,244
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
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$4,406,250
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
Senio Kelemete$1,300,000$1,031,250$0$200,000$0$0$0$2,431,250
Bryan Anger$1,250,000$416,666$750,000$0$0$0$750,000$2,416,666
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
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
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
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
Jacob Martin$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$750,000
Jon Weeks$1,050,000$0$0$0$0$0$112,500$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
A.J. Moore$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$644,118
Isaiah Coulter$610,000$73,239$0$0$0$0$0$596,768
Josh McCown$1,050,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$526,471
Kyle Emanuel$910,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$502,941
Nate Hall$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$251,176
Andrew Brown$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$223,529
Scottie Phillips$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$215,294
Jonathan Owens$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$143,529
Dontrell Hilliard$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$132,353
Chad Hansen$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$119,118
Mark Fields$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$107,647
Auzoyah Alufohai$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$71,765
Top 51 Cutoff
Damion Ratley$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$44,118
Steven Mitchell$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$39,706
Geno Stone$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$35,882

Dead Money

NameCap Number
Kenny Stills$7,000,000
Tashaun Gipson$4,250,000
DeAndre Hopkins$3,000,000
Aaron Colvin$2,000,000
Angelo Blackson$625,000
Martinas Rankin$450,634
DeAndre Carter$441,176
C.J. Prosise$308,824
Steven Mitchell$290,929
C.J. Prosise$267,647
Corey Liuget$257,294
Dylan Stapleton$236,960
Nate Orchard$220,588
D'Onta Foreman$189,871
Chad Hansen$180,212
Jonathan Owens$164,165
Auzoyah Alufohai$153,482
Jaylen Watkins$150,000
Scottie Phillips$147,365
Julie'n Davenport$146,605
Nate Hall$138,965
Jon Weeks$137,500
Brent Qvale$137,500
Corey Liuget$132,353
Xavier Crawford$123,897
C.J. Prosise$100,235
TOTAL$22,041,355

Injured Reserve

NameCap Number
Benardrick McKinney$7,406,250
Randall Cobb$6,101,563
Brandon Dunn$3,500,000
Tytus Howard$2,778,534
Dylan Cole$2,133,000
Gareon Conley$1,892,409
Justin Reid$1,109,871
Michael Thomas$887,500
Brent Qvale$750,000
Duke Ejiofor$721,313
P.J. Hall$644,118
Cullen Gillaspia$627,359
TOTAL$28,551,917

Reserve/COVID-19

NameCap Number
Hjalte Froholdt$215,294
TOTAL$215,294

Suspended

NameCap Number
Bradley Roby$7,988,971
Will Fuller$7,173,177
TOTAL$15,162,148

COVID-19 Opt Out

NameCap Number
Eddie Vanderdoes$0
TOTAL$0
Total Cap Liabilities: $206,817,275
  • Top 51: $203,265,834
  • Team Cap Space: ($17,886,275)
  • Offense: $108,313,812
  • Defense: $90,365,356
  • Special: $7,776,666

Contracted Players (55 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$300,000$750,000$0$0$2,100,000$8,812,500
Deshaun Watson$10,540,000$5,400,000$0$0$0$0$10,540,000$15,940,000
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
Bradley Roby$9,500,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$10,253,676
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$10,484,375
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$750,000$3,500,000$7,468,750
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$5,025,000
Brandon Dunn$3,250,000$500,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$4,156,250
Darren Fells$1,500,000$500,000$0$800,000$0$0$0$2,800,000
Tytus Howard$1,606,414$1,727,827$0$0$0$0$1,606,414$3,334,241
Senio Kelemete$1,300,000$250,000$250,000$200,000$0$0$0$1,975,000
Bryan Anger$2,500,000$416,666$0$0$0$0$0$2,916,666
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$2,383,000$259,914$0$0$0$0$0$2,642,914
Jordan Akins$2,133,000$190,379$0$0$0$0$0$2,323,379
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
Josh McCown$1,075,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$1,075,000
Nate Hall$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Andrew Brown$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Scottie Phillips$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Hjalte Froholdt$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Jonathan Owens$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Chad Hansen$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Mark Fields$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Auzoyah Alufohai$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Damion Ratley$920,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$920,000
Steven Mitchell$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000
Anthony Kukwa$660,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$660,000
Eddie Vanderdoes$990,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$990,000
Cohl Cabral$660,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$660,000
Top 51 Cutoff
Beau Benzschawel$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Curtis Bolton$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
J'Mon Moore$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$780,000
Brandon Williams$990,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$850,000

Dead Money

NameCap Number
Jaylen Watkins$150,000
Angelo Blackson$125,000
TOTAL$361,441
Total Cap Liabilities: $184,724,776
  • Top 51: $184,724,776
  • Team Cap Space: $42,775,224
  • Offense: $108,127,376
  • Defense: $68,555,732
  • Special: $8,041,668

Contracted Players (32 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
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
Bradley Roby$9,500,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$11,000,000
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
Nate Hall$895,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$895,000
Scottie Phillips$895,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$895,000
Hjalte Froholdt$965,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$965,000
Anthony Kukwa$825,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$825,000
Cohl Cabral$825,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$825,000
Beau Benzschawel$895,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$895,000
Curtis Bolton$895,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$895,000
J'Mon Moore$895,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$895,000
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