Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker Age: 26 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#70 overall), 2011 College: Georgia Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)
  • Current Contract

    Justin Houston signed a 6 year, $101,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $20,500,000 signing bonus, $52,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,833,333. The deal includes $32.5 million in upfront guarantees, consisting of his signing bonus, 2015 salary, and $11 million of his 2016 salary. An additional $3 million of 2016 salary plus $6.75M of his 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed on the 3rd league day of 2016. $6.75M more of his 2017 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2017.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $101,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,500,000
    Average Salary $16,833,333
    Guaranteed $52,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $4,100,000 - $5,100,000 $32,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $14,900,000 $4,100,000 $100,000 $19,100,000 $27,400,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $16,350,000 $4,100,000 $150,000 $20,600,000 $12,300,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $14,750,000 $4,100,000 $250,000 $19,100,000 $8,200,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $15,250,000 $4,100,000 $250,000 $19,600,000 $4,100,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $17,000,000 - $500,000 $17,500,000 -
    2021 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $32.5 million initially guaranteed
    • $8.5M of signing bonus deferred until 4/1/16
    • Additional $3M of 2016 salary fully guarantees on 3rd league day of 2016
    • $6.75M of 2017 salary fully guarantees on 3rd league day of 2016
    • Additional $9.5M of 2017 salary fully guarantees on 3rd league day of 2017

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,195,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,195,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2015 26 $13,195,000 - - $13,195,000 -
    2016 Free agent year UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $671,248 - - - - - $1,046,248
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - $25,000 - - - $490,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - $25,000 - - - $580,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,406,000 - - $25,000 - - - $1,431,000
    4 seasons $2,801,000 $671,248 - $75,000 - - - $3,547,248
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $13,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $14,900,000 $8,500,000 - $100,000 - - - $23,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,350,000 - - $150,000 - - - $16,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $14,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $15,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $15,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $500,000 - - - $17,500,000
    $82,051,000 $21,171,248 - $1,325,000 - - - $104,547,248
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/16/2012 Player contract details by year Celebration $7,875 Excessive group celebration against Cincinnati (CIN)
    - $7,875
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Current Value Rankings

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    • Previous Rating: 27.70
    • Cap Hit: $1,598,812
    • Free Agent: 2021

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 182.4
    • Points/Game: 11.4
    • Points/Snap: 0.18


    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2014 16 16 1032 22 68 59 9 4
    2013 11 11 696 11 44 41 3 1
    2012 16 16 993 10 66 53 13 1 1
    2011 16 10 5.5 56 43 8 1