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Houston Texans 2019 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Texans 2019 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 (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hopkins DeAndre Hopkins WR $12,500,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($17,000,000) $14,000,000 6.53
Roby Bradley Roby CB $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $468,750 - - - - ($9,500,000) $9,968,750 4.65
Stills Kenny Stills WR $7,975,000 - - - - - - ($3,000,000) $7,975,000 3.72
Martin Nick Martin C $6,101,132 $1,668,177 - - - - - ($18,769,309) $7,769,309 3.63
McKinney Benardrick McKinney ILB $6,000,000 $750,000 $750,000 - - - - ($9,000,000) $7,500,000 3.50
Gipson Tashaun Gipson SS $2,500,000 $500,000 $4,500,000 - - - - ($11,250,000) $7,500,000 3.50
Mercilus Whitney Mercilus OLB $5,750,000 $1,050,000 $500,000 - - - - ($1,050,000) $7,300,000 3.41
Fulton Zach Fulton G $6,500,000 - $406,250 - - - - ($6,500,000) $6,906,250 3.22
Joseph Johnathan Joseph CB $4,000,000 $1,500,000 $437,500 - - - - ($5,500,000) $5,937,500 2.77
Mingo Barkevious Mingo OLB $3,400,000 - $300,000 - - - $500,000 - $4,200,000 1.96
Blackson Angelo Blackson DE $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - ($3,500,000) $4,000,000 1.87
Watson Deshaun Watson QB $862,231 $2,053,960 $862,249 - - - - ($4,078,700) $3,778,440 1.76
Scarlett Brennan Scarlett OLB $2,025,000 $175,000 $1,525,000 - $7,285 - - ($1,882,285) $3,732,285 1.74
Fuller Will Fuller WR $1,836,043 $1,398,057 - - - - - ($2,929,057) $3,234,100 1.51
Fairbairn Ka'imi Fairbairn K $3,095,000 - - - - - - - $3,095,000 1.44
McCarron A.J. McCarron QB $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($2,500,000) $3,000,000 1.40
Howard Tytus Howard G $495,000 $1,727,827 - - - - - ($12,225,550) $2,222,827 1.04
Johnson Duke Johnson RB $1,800,000 - $400,000 - - - - ($1,800,000) $2,200,000 1.03
Tunsil Laremy Tunsil LT $2,148,770 - - - - - - ($2,148,770) $2,148,770 1.00
Reader D.J. Reader DT $2,025,000 $53,845 - - - - - ($53,845) $2,078,845 0.97
Dunn Brandon Dunn DT $2,025,000 - - - - - - - $2,025,000 0.94
Hyde Carlos Hyde RB $1,400,000 - $437,500 - - - - ($700,000) $1,837,500 0.86
Mancz Greg Mancz C $1,500,000 - $250,000 - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,750,000 0.82
Fells Darren Fells TE $900,000 $100,000 $500,000 - - - - ($100,000) $1,500,000 0.70
Cunningham Zach Cunningham ILB $871,522 $348,044 - - - - - ($696,090) $1,219,566 0.57
Addae Jahleel Addae SS $805,000 $150,000 $150,000 - - - - ($150,000) $1,105,000 0.52
Hargreaves Vernon Hargreaves CB $981,366 - - - - - - ($981,366) $981,365 0.46
Weeks Jon Weeks LS $930,000 $50,000 - - - - - ($50,000) $980,000 0.46
Johnson Lonnie Johnson CB $495,000 $451,300 - - - - - ($2,536,775) $946,300 0.44
Reid Justin Reid FS $664,979 $259,914 - - - - - - $924,893 0.43
Scharping Max Scharping G $495,000 $426,470 - - - - - ($2,431,248) $921,470 0.43
Conley Gareon Conley CB $833,285 - - - - - - ($833,285) $833,284 0.39
Akins Jordan Akins TE $600,000 $190,380 - - - - - ($571,140) $790,380 0.37
Coutee Keke Coutee WR $570,000 $182,256 - - - - - ($546,770) $752,256 0.35
Watkins Carlos Watkins DE $645,000 $104,912 - - - - - ($209,824) $749,912 0.35
Jones Taiwan Jones RB $930,000 $45,000 $45,000 - - - - ($45,000) $735,000 0.34
Cole Dylan Cole ILB $645,000 $4,000 - - - - - ($4,000) $649,000 0.30
Kalambayi Peter Kalambayi OLB $570,000 $29,602 - - - - - ($88,806) $599,602 0.28
Adams Tyrell Adams OLB $592,941 - - - - - - - $592,941 0.28
Carter Deandre Carter WR $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.27
Crossen Keion Crossen CB $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.27
Howell Buddy Howell RB $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.27
Johnson Roderick Johnson T $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.27
Martin Jake Martin OLB $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.27
Moore A.J. Moore S $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.27
Anger Bryan Anger P $820,588 - - - - - - - $569,118 0.27
Omenihu Charles Omenihu DE $495,000 $73,820 - - - - - ($295,280) $568,820 0.27
Adams Mike Adams FS $787,647 $60,000 - - - - - ($60,000) $553,235 0.26
Gillaspia Cullen Gillaspia FB $495,000 $25,790 - - - - - ($103,160) $520,790 0.24
Clark Chris Clark LT $601,765 - - - - - - - $417,353 0.19
Armstrong Cornell Armstrong CB $335,290 - - - - - - - $335,290 0.16
Heath Joel Heath DT $296,471 - - - - - - - $296,470 0.14
Mitchell Steven Mitchell WR $291,176 - - - - - - - $291,176 0.14


2019 Injured Reserve Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on injured reserve. denotes a player designated to return. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (13) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Watt J.J. Watt
(Pectoral)
DE $13,000,000 - - - - $2,000,000 - ($2,000,000) $15,000,000 7.00
Miller Lamar Miller
(Knee-acl)
RB $5,500,000 $1,000,000 $703,125 - - - - ($1,000,000) $7,203,125 3.36
Kelemete Senio Kelemete
(Wrist)
G $2,750,000 $750,000 $31,250 - - - - ($1,500,000) $3,531,250 1.65
Webb Joe Webb
(Foot)
QB $930,000 $90,000 - - - - - ($90,000) $735,000 0.34
Warring Kahale Warring
(Concussion)
TE $378,000 $223,051 - - - - - ($892,204) $601,051 0.28
Gaines Phillip Gaines
(Ankle)
CB $757,647 - - - - - - - $467,647 0.22
Ejofor Duke Ejofor
(Undisclosed)
DE $393,000 $46,314 - - - - - ($138,943) $439,314 0.20
Thomas Jordan Thomas
(Rest)
TE $393,000 $29,602 - - - - - ($88,806) $422,602 0.20
Landrum Chris Landrum
(Undisclosed)
OLB $408,000 - - - - - - - $408,000 0.19
Whitney Isaac Whitney
(Wrist)
WR $393,000 - - - - - - - $393,000 0.18
Lewis Ira Lewis
(Undisclosed)
DT $378,000 $166 - - - - - ($500) $378,166 0.18
Steinmetz David Steinmetz
(Ankle)
G $378,000 - - - - - - - $378,000 0.18
Adams Jerell Adams
(Illness)
TE $104,000 - - - - - - - - 0.00


2019 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (10) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
McGough Alex McGough QB $320,298 - - - - - - - $320,298 0.15
Higdon Karan Higdon RB $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Leonard Rick Leonard T $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Hansen Chad Hansen WR $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.05
Nkansah Elijah Nkansah T $104,000 - - - - - - - $104,000 0.05
Owens Jonathan Owens S $104,000 - - - - - - - $104,000 0.05
Brown Keenen Brown TE $96,000 - - - - - - - $96,000 0.04
Murphy Kyle Murphy T $88,000 - - - - - - - $88,000 0.04
Chesley Anthony Chesley CB $72,000 - - - - - - - $72,000 0.03
Vanderdoes Eddie Vanderdoes DT $72,000 - - - - - - - - 0.00


2019 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (57) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Colvin Aaron Colvin CB $7,500,000 $1,000,000 $15,625 - - - - - $8,515,625 3.97
Clowney Jadeveon Clowney OLB - $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000 3.27
Henderson Seantrel Henderson RT $1,500,000 - $1,156,250 - - - - - $2,656,250 1.24
Kalil Matt Kalil LT - $2,250,000 - - - - - - $2,250,000 1.05
Allen Jeff Allen G - $1,250,000 - - - - - - $1,250,000 0.58
Paulsen Logan Paulsen TE $930,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.30
Bademosi Johnson Bademosi CB - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.23
Crawford Xavier Crawford CB $203,824 $41,142 - - - - - - $244,965 0.11
Rankin Martinas Rankin C - $225,317 - - - - - - $225,317 0.11
Foreman D'Onta Foreman RB - $189,871 - - - - - - $189,871 0.09
Miller Braxton Miller WR - $177,278 - - - - - - $177,278 0.08
Adams Jerell Adams TE $167,765 - - - - - - - $167,765 0.08
McGough Alex McGough QB $165,588 - - - - - - - $165,588 0.08
Davenport Julie'n Davenport LT - $146,605 - - - - - - $146,605 0.07
Ervin Tyler Ervin RB - $136,892 - - - - - - $136,892 0.06
Decoud Treston Decoud S - $124,674 - - - - - - $124,674 0.06
Woodson-Luster Xavier Woodson-Luster ILB $120,000 - - - - - - - $120,000 0.06
Skipper Dan Skipper T $116,471 - - - - - - - $116,470 0.05
Heath Joel Heath DT $100,000 - - - - - - - $100,000 0.05
Boddy-Calhoun Briean Boddy-Calhoun S $84,706 - - - - - - - $84,705 0.04
Mitchell Steven Mitchell WR $80,000 - - - - - - - $80,000 0.04
Johnson Chris Johnson S $65,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $68,333 0.03
Daniel Trevor Daniel P $67,058 $666 - - - - - - $67,724 0.03
Huggins Albert Huggins DT $56,000 - - - - - - - $56,000 0.03
Armstrong Cornell Armstrong CB $48,000 - - - - - - - $48,000 0.02
Higdon Karan Higdon RB $45,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $46,666 0.02
Palmore Walter Palmore DT $30,000 $13,333 - - - - - - $43,333 0.02
Dixon Johnnie Dixon WR $40,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $43,333 0.02
Crockett Damarea Crockett RB $35,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $38,333 0.02
Pridgeon Malcolm Pridgeon T $35,000 $2,666 - - - - - - $37,666 0.02
Exford Austin Exford S $37,000 $333 - - - - - - $37,333 0.02
Fuller Kyle Fuller C - $34,608 - - - - - - $34,608 0.02
Davis Jamal Davis OLB $30,000 $2,333 - - - - - - $32,333 0.02
Ray Wyatt Ray DE $32,000 - - - - - - - $32,000 0.01
Johnson Tyron Johnson WR $30,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $31,666 0.01
Smith Vyncint Smith WR $24,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $27,333 0.01
Kelly Jermaine Kelly CB - $25,194 - - - - - - $25,194 0.01
Adams Tyrell Adams OLB $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Baity Derrick Baity CB $20,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $21,666 0.01
Anger Bryan Anger P - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
Lewis Drew Lewis DT $15,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $18,333 0.01
Aniebonam Jesse Aniebonam OLB $10,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $11,666 0.01
Coyle Anthony Coyle G - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
Edwards Javier Edwards DT $8,000 $500 - - - - - - $8,500 0.00
Jones-Smith Jaryd Jones-Smith T - $8,000 - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Dilauro Christian Dilauro G $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Henry Marcus Henry C $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Coker D.J. Coker C $5,000 $2,666 - - - - - - $7,666 0.00
Coleman Lavon Coleman RB - $6,000 - - - - - - $6,000 0.00
Chachere Andre Chachere CB - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
Bellamy Davin Bellamy LB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Swanson Terry Swanson RB - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
Weah Jester Weah WR - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
Gentry Mason Gentry DE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Wright Dexter Wright S - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Opara Kingsley Opara DT - $334 - - - - - - $334 0.00
Dwight Johnny Dwight DE - $333 - - - - - - $333 0.00


2019 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2019 NFL Salary Cap $188,200,000
2018 Rollover Cap $18,867,251
Adjustment $7,250,000
Adjusted Salary Cap $214,317,251
All Contracts $135,412,797
Injured Reserve Money $29,957,155
Dead Cap $25,742,026
Practice Squad Money $1,168,298
Total Cap $192,280,276
Texans Cap Space ($22,036,975)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2019 NFL Salary Cap $188,200,000
2018 Rollover Cap $18,867,251
Adjustment $7,250,000
Adjusted Salary Cap $214,317,251
All Contracts $101,510,206 $20,878,354 $13,532,249 - $7,285 - $500,000 $135,412,797
Injured Reserve Money $25,762,647 $2,139,133 $734,375 - - $2,000,000 - $29,957,155
Dead Money $11,640,412 $13,214,742 $1,171,875 - - - - $25,742,026
Practice Squad $1,240,298 - - - - - - $1,168,298
Total $140,153,563 $36,232,229 $15,438,499 - $7,285 $2,000,000 $500,000 $192,280,276
Cap Space $22,036,975