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Houston Texans 2022 Salary Cap

Texans 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Texans 2022 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Active Players (89) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Tunsil Laremy Tunsil LT $17,707,988 $1,035,000 $3,250,000 0- 0- 0- $13,422,988 0- ($34,418,822) $17,707,988 8.27
Cooks Brandin Cooks WR $10,303,921 $2,000,000 $5,333,333 $470,588 0- 0- $2,500,000 0- ($43,500,000) $10,303,921 4.81
Stingley Jr. Derek Stingley Jr. CB $6,301,366 $705,000 $5,596,366 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($34,657,514) $6,301,366 2.94
Murray Eric Murray FS $4,875,000 $2,500,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 0- 0- $625,000 0- ($5,250,000) $4,875,000 2.28
Fairbairn Ka'imi Fairbairn K $4,300,000 $3,550,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $4,300,000 2.01
Grugier-Hill Kamu Grugier-Hill OLB $3,911,754 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $411,754 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $3,911,754 1.83
Howard Tytus Howard RT $3,889,948 $2,162,121 $1,727,827 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,889,948) $3,889,948 1.82
Collins Maliek Collins DT $3,882,360 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $882,360 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,500,000) $3,882,360 1.81
Kirksey Christian Kirksey ILB $3,764,712 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $764,712 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $3,764,712 1.76
Hughes Jerry Hughes DE $3,750,000 $2,000,000 $1,250,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,500,000) $3,750,000 1.75
Britt Justin Britt C $3,647,067 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $647,067 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $3,647,067 1.70
Nelson Steven Nelson CB $3,455,872 $1,750,000 $1,000,000 $705,872 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,500,000) $3,455,872 1.61
Brown Pharaoh Brown TE $3,441,165 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $441,165 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $3,441,165 1.61
Jenkins Jordan Jenkins DE $3,323,529 $2,500,000 $500,000 $323,529 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $3,323,529 1.55
Janovich Andy Janovich FB $3,252,945 $1,100,000 $2,000,000 $152,945 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500,000) $3,252,945 1.52
Green Rasheem Green DE $3,250,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $750,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $3,250,000 1.52
Reeves-Maybin Jalen Reeves-Maybin OLB $3,220,590 $2,250,000 $750,000 $220,590 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000,000) $3,220,590 1.50
Okoronkwo Ogbonnia Okoronkwo OLB $3,132,356 $2,125,000 $625,000 $382,356 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $3,132,356 1.46
Addison Mario Addison DE $3,100,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $3,100,000 1.45
King Desmond King CB $2,970,672 $2,000,000 $500,000 $470,672 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,500,000) $2,970,672 1.39
Scharping Max Scharping G $2,966,470 $2,540,000 $426,470 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($426,470) $2,966,470 1.39
Green Kenyon Green T $2,900,619 $705,000 $2,195,619 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,953,405) $2,900,619 1.36
Cann A.J. Cann G $2,867,648 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $117,648 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($4,500,000) $2,867,648 1.34
Johnston Cameron Johnston P $2,833,333 $2,300,000 $333,333 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($666,667) $2,833,333 1.32
Pierre-Louis Kevin Pierre-Louis OLB $2,768,235 $1,120,000 $1,500,000 $148,235 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,700,000) $2,768,235 1.29
McCray Justin McCray G $2,589,705 $1,700,000 $250,000 $264,706 0- 0- 0- $375,000 ($250,000) $2,589,705 1.21
Sheffield Kendall Sheffield CB $2,540,000 $2,540,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,540,000 1.19
Burkhead Rex Burkhead RB $2,476,471 $1,600,000 $250,000 $376,471 0- 0- 0- $250,000 0- $2,476,471 1.16
Allen Kyle Allen QB $2,470,588 $1,750,000 $500,000 $220,588 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,250,000) $2,470,588 1.15
Thomas Tavierre Thomas CB $2,250,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $2,250,000 1.05
Stewart M.J. Stewart CB $2,191,178 $1,500,000 $500,000 $191,178 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $2,191,178 1.02
Blacklock Ross Blacklock DT $2,167,484 $1,332,495 $834,989 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,669,978) $2,167,484 1.01
Conley Chris Conley WR $1,985,294 $1,500,000 $250,000 $235,294 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $1,985,294 0.93
Hewitt Neville Hewitt ILB $1,950,000 $1,300,000 $350,000 $300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($850,000) $1,950,000 0.91
Auclair Antony Auclair TE $1,882,353 $1,300,000 $300,000 $282,353 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,600,000) $1,882,353 0.88
Mack Marlon Mack RB $1,705,884 $1,250,000 $250,000 $205,884 0- 0- 0- 0- ($250,000) $1,705,884 0.80
Pitre Jalen Pitre S $1,628,080 $705,000 $923,080 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,804,340) $1,628,080 0.76
Brooks Terrence Brooks FS $1,594,117 $1,200,000 $200,000 $194,117 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $1,594,117 0.74
Metchie John Metchie WR $1,467,304 $705,000 $762,304 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,921,042) $1,467,304 0.69
Ogunbowale Dare Ogunbowale RB $1,450,000 $1,100,000 $150,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($550,000) $1,450,000 0.68
Smith Tremon Smith CB $1,325,000 $1,100,000 $75,000 $100,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($375,000) $1,325,000 0.62
Greenard Jonathan Greenard DE $1,231,495 $1,008,000 $223,495 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($446,990) $1,231,495 0.58
Dorsett Phillip Dorsett WR $1,187,941 $1,035,000 $50,000 $52,941 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($250,000) $1,187,941 0.56
Mills Davis Mills QB $1,186,633 $897,160 $289,473 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($868,419) $1,186,633 0.55
Ogbuehi Cedric Ogbuehi T $1,137,647 $1,120,000 $180,000 $23,528 0- 0- 0- 0- ($180,000) $1,137,647 0.53
Collins Nico Collins WR $1,107,163 $881,433 $225,730 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($677,190) $1,107,163 0.52
Rivers Derek Rivers OLB $1,094,412 $965,000 $50,000 $29,412 0- $50,000 0- 0- 0- $1,094,412 0.51
Heck Charlie Heck LT $1,072,676 $895,000 $177,676 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($355,352) $1,072,676 0.50
Davis Tae Davis LB $1,065,000 $965,000 $50,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($150,000) $1,065,000 0.50
Hamilton Daesean Hamilton WR $1,065,000 $965,000 $100,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($350,000) $1,065,000 0.50
Weeks Jon Weeks LS $1,047,500 $1,120,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 0.49
Driskel Jeff Driskel QB $1,047,500 $152,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 $152,500 0.49
Freeman Royce Freeman RB $1,047,500 $152,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 $152,500 0.49
Moore Chris Moore WR $1,047,500 $152,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 $152,500 0.49
Quessenberry Scott Quessenberry C $1,047,500 $152,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($652,500) $1,047,500 $152,500 0.49
Cashman Blake Cashman ILB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Hogan Kevin Hogan QB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Jordan Brevin Jordan TE $913,046 $88,046 $825,000 $88,046 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($264,138) $913,046 $88,046 0.43
Arnold Grayland Arnold CB $910,000 $15,000 $895,000 $5,000 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($5,000) $910,000 $15,000 0.43
Owens Jonathan Owens S $910,000 $15,000 $895,000 $5,000 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- 0- $910,000 $15,000 0.43
Pierce Dameon Pierce RB $908,858 $203,858 $705,000 $203,858 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($815,432) $908,858 $203,858 0.42
Wallow Garret Wallow OLB $898,971 $73,971 $825,000 $73,971 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($221,913) $898,971 $73,971 0.42
Harris Demone Harris OLB $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Yiadom Isaac Yiadom CB $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Davis Davion Davis WR $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Lopez Roy Lopez DT $870,709 $45,709 $825,000 $45,709 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,127) $870,709 $45,709 0.41
Steckler Jordan Steckler G $835,000 $10,000 $825,000 $5,000 0- 0- $5,000 0- 0- ($5,000) $835,000 $10,000 0.39
Camp Jalen Camp WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Dwumfour Michael Dwumfour DT $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Morrissey Jimmy Morrissey C $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Booker Thomas Booker DE $789,103 $84,103 $705,000 $84,103 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($336,412) $789,103 $84,103 0.37
Quitoriano Teagan Quitoriano TE $779,036 $74,036 $705,000 $74,036 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($296,144) $779,036 $74,036 0.36
Deculus Austin Deculus T $745,688 $40,688 $705,000 $40,688 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($162,752) $745,688 $40,688 0.35
Green Carson Green T $715,000 $10,000 $705,000 $5,000 0- 0- $5,000 0- 0- 0- $715,000 $10,000 0.33
Estrada Drew Estrada WR $706,166 $1,166 $705,000 $1,166 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,500) $706,166 $1,166 0.33
Green Seth Green TE $706,166 $1,166 $705,000 $1,166 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,500) $706,166 $1,166 0.33
Anderson Darius Anderson RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Cunningham Myron Cunningham T $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Daniels Damion Daniels DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Francis Jacobi Francis S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Hairston Troy Hairston DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Hansen Jake Hansen LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Hazelton Damon Hazelton WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Hinish Kurt Hinish DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Johnson Johnny Johnson WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
McCoullum Tristin McCoullum CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Quessenberry Paul Quessenberry TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Wedington Connor Wedington WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Harris Christian Harris LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $183,114,218 $108,271,209 $46,574,938 $11,265,965 - $1,080,000 $16,547,988 $625,000 - $183,114,218 85.57


2022 Injured Reserve Cap

Injured players who will miss the remainder of the season. Their cap figures count toward the team total.

Player (2) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Phillips Scottie Phillips RB $480,000 $480,000 - - - - - - - $480,000 0.22
Harvell-Peel Kolby Harvell-Peel S $430,000 $430,000 - - - - - - - $430,000 0.20


2022 Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List

These players do not count toward a team's active roster, but their cap figure does.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Odeleye Adedayo Odeleye DT $705,000 $705,000 - - - - - - - $705,000 0.33

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

Estimated cap dollars necessary to sign upcoming draft picks (not included in the cap figure yet)

Player (9) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #3Derek Stingley Jr. Round 1, Pick #3 CB $6,301,369 $705,000 $5,596,369 - - - - - - $6,301,369 $6,301,369
Round 1, Pick #15Kenyon Green Round 1, Pick #15 T $2,900,621 $705,000 $2,195,621 - - - - - - $2,900,621 $2,900,621
Round 2, Pick #37Jalen Pitre Round 2, Pick #37 S $1,628,080 $705,000 $923,080 - - - - - - $1,628,080 $1,628,080
Round 2, Pick #44John Metchie Round 2, Pick #44 WR $1,467,304 $705,000 $762,304 - - - - - - $1,467,304 $1,467,304
Round 3, Pick #75Christian Harris Round 3, Pick #75 LB $972,409 $705,000 $267,409 - - - - - - $972,409 $267,409
Round 4, Pick #107Dameon Pierce Round 4, Pick #107 RB $908,860 $705,000 $203,860 - - - - - - $908,860 $203,860
Round 5, Pick #150Thomas Booker Round 5, Pick #150 DE $789,103 $705,000 $84,103 - - - - - - $789,103 $84,103
Round 5, Pick #170Teagan Quitoriano Round 5, Pick #170 TE $779,036 $705,000 $74,036 - - - - - - $779,036 $74,036
Round 6, Pick #205Austin Deculus Round 6, Pick #205 T $745,688 $705,000 $40,688 - - - - - - $745,688 $40,688
Projected Draft Pool: $16,492,470 $16,492,470 $12,967,470


2022 Dead Cap

These cap figures derive from the trade or release of players from the active roster or practice squad. All count toward the team total.

Player (20) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
WatsonDeshaun Watson QB $16,200,000 - $16,200,000 - - - - - - $16,200,000 7.57
CunninghamZach Cunningham ILB $12,832,500 - $12,832,500 - - - - - - $12,832,500 6.00
MercilusWhitney Mercilus OLB $7,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - - $4,000,000 - - $7,000,000 3.27
LawsonShaq Lawson DE $5,257,500 - - - - - $5,257,500 - - $5,257,500 2.46
RobyBradley Roby CB $4,672,431 - $1,000,000 - - - $3,672,431 - - $4,672,431 2.18
CobbRandall Cobb WR $3,500,000 - $2,000,000 - - - $1,500,000 - - $3,500,000 1.64
DunnBrandon Dunn DT $500,000 - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.23
RobertsAndre Roberts WR $500,000 - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.23
JohnsonLonnie Johnson CB $453,028 - $453,028 - - - - - - $453,028 0.21
MitchellTerrance Mitchell CB $250,000 - $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000 0.12
ReidJohn Reid CB $247,200 - $247,200 - - - - - - $247,200 0.12
WarringKahale Warring TE $223,051 - $223,051 - - - - - - $223,051 0.10
WilsonEric Wilson OLB $206,667 - $206,667 - - - - - - $206,667 0.10
CoulterIsaiah Coulter WR $146,476 - $146,476 - - - - - - $146,476 0.07
IngramMark Ingram RB $125,000 - $125,000 - - - - - - $125,000 0.06
OmenihuCharles Omenihu DE $73,820 - $73,820 - - - - - - $73,820 0.03
GreenCarson Green T $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
McCollumRyan McCollum C $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
HazeltonDamon Hazelton WR $8,334 - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
CarterRon'Dell Carter DE $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Dead Money: $52,234,341 - $37,804,410 - - - $14,429,931 - - $52,234,341 24.41

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2022 NFL Salary Cap $208,200,000
2021 Rollover Cap $3,714,404
Adjustment $2,085,596
Adjusted Salary Cap $214,000,000
All Contracts $108,271,209 $46,574,938 $11,265,965 - $1,080,000 $16,547,988 $625,000 $183,114,218
Top 51 Contracts $78,276,209 $45,332,195 $11,265,965 - $1,050,000 $16,547,988 $625,000 $153,959,218
Injured Reserve Money $910,000 - - - - - - $910,000
Reserve/Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List $705,000 - - - - - - $705,000
Dead Money - $37,804,410 - - - $14,429,931 - $52,234,341
Total (All) $109,886,209 $84,379,348 $11,265,965 - $1,080,000 $30,977,919 $625,000 $236,963,559
Total (w/Top 51) $79,891,209 $83,136,605 $11,265,965 - $1,050,000 $30,977,919 $625,000 $207,808,559
Cap Space (w/All) $-22,963,559
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $6,191,441