Chris Houston

Cornerback Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#41 overall), 2007 College: Arkansas Agent(s): Frank Bauer (Sun West Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Chris Houston signed a 1 year, $870,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including an average annual salary of $870,000. In 2015, Houston will earn a base salary of $870,000. Houston has a cap hit of $585,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $870,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $870,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $870,000 $585,000 -
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2014 Player contract details by year - $1,300,000 $1,300,000
    2015 Player contract details by year - $3,900,000 $3,900,000

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,500,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Guaranteed $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2013 28 $1,000,000 $1,300,000 $2,300,000 $7,500,000
    2014 29 $3,500,000 $1,300,000 $4,800,000 $5,200,000
    2015 30 $4,500,000 $1,300,000 $5,800,000 $3,900,000
    2016 31 $4,500,000 $1,300,000 $5,800,000 $2,600,000
    2017 32 $5,000,000 $1,300,000 $6,300,000 $1,300,000
    2018 Free agent year UFA  
    • $7.5 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2013 base)
    • $2M of 2014 base guaranteed for injury only (exercised per failed physical/release)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $1,571,000 - - - - - $1,856,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - - - - $460,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - - - - $550,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $2,250,000 - - - - - $3,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $3,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $6,500,000 - - - - - $7,500,000
    7 seasons $6,665,000 $10,321,000 $500,000 - - - - $17,486,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $870,000 - - - - - - $870,000
    $7,535,000 $10,321,000 $500,000 - - - - $18,356,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/18/2007 Player contract details by year Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $10,000 Violating uniform regulations (Black Eye-strip for Michael Vick)
    - $10,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Chris Houston ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($585,000) Rank
    NFL: #1475
    Carolina Panthers: #50
    Cornerback: #152

    Total Cash ($870,000) Rank
    NFL: #998
    Cornerback: #100

    Average Annual ($870,000) Rank
    NFL: #972
    Cornerback: #96