Chris Houston

Drafted:Round 2 (#41 overall), 2007
College:Arkansas

Current Salary Information

Chris Houston signed a 5 year / $25 million contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $6,500,000 signing bonus, $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,000,000.

Contract: 5 yr(s) / $25,000,000 Signing Bonus $6,500,000 Average Salary $5,000,000 Guaranteed: $7,500,000 Free Agent: 2018 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Dead
2013 1,000,000 1,300,000 - - - - - 2,300,000 9,500,000
2014 3,500,000 1,300,000 - - - - - 4,800,000 5,200,000
2015 4,500,000 1,300,000 - - - - - 5,800,000 2,600,000
2016 4,500,000 1,300,000 - - - - - 5,800,000 1,300,000
2017 6,300,000 - - - - - - 6,300,000 -
2018 UFA
  • $9.5 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2013 base + $2.5M of 2014 base)
Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OvertheCap.

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Fines

Team Reason Games Susp. Amount Date  
ATL Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $10,000.00 12/18/2007

2014 Rankings

Estimated Career Earnings

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Transactions

Mar 13 2013
Signed a 5 year $25 million contract with Detroit (DET)
Aug 1 2011
Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Detroit (DET)
Mar 9 2010
Traded to Detroit (DET) from Atlanta (ATL) for a 2010 6th round pick and a 5th round swap.
Jul 26 2007
Signed a 4 year $4.25 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
Apr 28 2007
Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 2 (#41 overall)