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Houston Texans

Houston Texans 2020 Salary Cap

Texans 2020 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Texans 2020 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 %
Watt J.J. Watt DE $15,500,000 - - - - - - - $15,500,000 7.11
Tunsil Laremy Tunsil LT $10,850,000 $3,250,000 - - - - - ($40,000,000) $14,100,000 6.47
Mercilus Whitney Mercilus OLB $10,500,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($27,200,000) $12,000,000 5.50
Johnson David Johnson RB $10,200,000 - $956,250 - - - - ($12,300,000) $11,156,250 5.12
Fuller Will Fuller WR $10,162,000 - - - - - - ($10,162,000) $10,162,000 4.66
Watson Deshaun Watson QB $1,177,123 $7,453,961 $1,177,123 - - - - ($75,771,084) $9,808,207 4.50
Roby Bradley Roby CB $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,812,500 - - - - ($20,000,000) $9,312,500 4.27
Martin Nick Martin C $7,250,000 $1,250,000 $250,000 - - - - ($11,000,000) $8,750,000 4.01
Cooks Brandin Cooks WR $8,000,000 - - - - - - ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 3.67
McKinney Benardrick McKinney ILB $6,000,000 $750,000 $656,250 - - - - ($8,250,000) $7,406,250 3.40
Stills Kenny Stills WR $6,975,000 - - - $25,000 - - - $7,000,000 3.21
Cobb Randall Cobb WR $3,750,000 $2,000,000 $351,555 - - - - ($18,000,000) $6,101,555 2.80
Cunningham Zach Cunningham ILB $1,074,783 $2,748,046 $2,000,000 - - - - ($23,848,046) $5,822,829 2.67
Fairbairn Ka'imi Fairbairn K $4,000,000 $750,000 - - - - - ($7,000,000) $4,750,000 2.18
Murray Eric Murray SS $2,750,000 $1,500,000 $140,625 - - - - ($10,750,000) $4,390,625 2.01
Fulton Zach Fulton G $2,500,000 - $1,000,000 - - $750,000 - ($5,000,000) $4,250,000 1.95
Johnson Duke Johnson RB $3,600,000 - $400,000 - $100,000 - - - $4,100,000 1.88
McCarron A.J. McCarron QB $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - ($3,750,000) $4,000,000 1.83
Fells Darren Fells TE $2,750,000 $500,000 $250,000 - - - - ($2,000,000) $3,500,000 1.61
Dunn Brandon Dunn DE $2,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 - - - - ($4,000,000) $3,500,000 1.61
Howard Tytus Howard RT $1,050,707 $1,727,827 - - - - - ($10,002,723) $2,778,534 1.27
Kelemete Senio Kelemete G $1,300,000 $1,000,000 - - $200,000 - - ($2,750,000) $2,500,000 1.15
Anger Bryan Anger P $1,250,000 $416,666 $750,000 - - - - ($2,000,000) $2,416,666 1.11
Cole Dylan Cole ILB $2,133,000 - - - - - - - $2,133,000 0.98
Scarlett Brennan Scarlett OLB $1,125,000 $175,000 $703,125 - - - - ($175,000) $2,003,125 0.92
Johnson Roderick Johnson RT $1,125,000 $375,000 $250,000 - - - - ($375,000) $1,750,000 0.80
Blacklock Ross Blacklock DT $610,000 $834,989 - - - - - ($4,311,203) $1,444,989 0.66
Hargreaves Vernon Hargreaves CB $825,000 $250,000 $234,375 - - - - - $1,309,375 0.60
Johnson Lonnie Johnson CB $731,575 $451,300 - - - - - ($2,085,475) $1,182,875 0.54
Scharping Max Scharping G $725,368 $426,470 - - - - - ($2,004,778) $1,151,838 0.53
Reid Justin Reid FS $849,957 $259,914 - - - - - - $1,109,871 0.51
Akins Jordan Akins TE $750,000 $190,380 - - - - - ($380,760) $940,380 0.43
Coutee Keke Coutee WR $750,000 $182,256 - - - - - ($364,514) $932,256 0.43
Watkins Carlos Watkins DE $825,000 $104,912 - - - - - ($104,912) $929,912 0.43
Thomas Michael Thomas SS $1,050,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($137,500) $887,500 0.41
Gaines Phillip Gaines CB $910,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($137,500) $887,500 0.41
Greenard Jonathan Greenard OLB $610,000 $223,495 - - - - - ($893,980) $833,495 0.38
Adams Tyrell Adams ILB $910,000 $60,000 - - - - - ($60,000) $810,000 0.37
Heck Charlie Heck G $610,000 $177,676 - - - - - ($710,704) $787,676 0.36
Kalambayi Peter Kalambayi ILB $750,000 $29,602 - - - - - ($59,204) $779,602 0.36
Weeks Jon Weeks LS $1,050,000 - - - - - - ($112,500) $750,000 0.34
Qvale Brent Qvale RT $910,000 - - - - - - ($162,500) $750,000 0.34
Armstrong Cornell Armstrong CB $750,000 - - - - - - - $750,000 0.34
Carter Deandre Carter WR $750,000 - - - - - - - $750,000 0.34
Crossen Keion Crossen CB $750,000 - - - - - - - $750,000 0.34
Hall P.J. Hall DT $750,000 - - - - - - - $750,000 0.34
Howell Buddy Howell RB $750,000 - - - - - - - $750,000 0.34
Martin Jake Martin OLB $750,000 - - - - - - - $750,000 0.34
Moore A.J. Moore CB $750,000 - - - - - - - $750,000 0.34
Omenihu Charles Omenihu DE $675,000 $73,820 - - - - - ($221,460) $748,820 0.34
Reid John Reid CB $610,000 $123,600 - - - - - ($494,400) $733,600 0.34
Brown Pharaoh Brown TE $705,888 - - - - - - - $705,888 0.32
Gillaspia Cullen Gillaspia FB $675,000 $25,790 - - - - - ($77,370) $700,790 0.32
Active Roster: $190,817,908 $144,805,401 $32,585,704 $13,431,803 - $325,000 $750,000 - - $190,817,908 87.53


2020 Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List

Cap breakdowns for players currently on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Vanderdoes Eddie Vanderdoes
(COVID-19)
DT - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Exempt: - - - - - - - - - - 0.00


2020 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 (4) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Conley Gareon Conley
(Ankle)
CB $1,892,376 - - - - - - - $1,892,376 0.87
Warring Kahale Warring
(Undisclosed)
TE $658,252 $223,051 - - - - - ($669,153) $881,303 0.40
Coulter Isaiah Coulter
(Neck)
WR $400,000 $73,238 - - - - - ($292,952) $473,238 0.22
Ejiofor Duke Ejiofor
(Knee-acl)
OLB $425,000 $46,314 - - - - - ($92,629) $471,314 0.22
Injured Reserve: $3,718,231 $3,375,628 $342,603 - - - - - - $3,718,231 1.71


2020 Practice Squad

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

Player (15) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Mancz Greg Mancz C $204,000 - - - - - - - $204,000 0.09
Prosise C.J. Prosise RB $204,000 - - - - - - - $204,000 0.09
Alufohai Auzoyah Alufohai DT $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Bellamy Davin Bellamy LB $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Chesley Anthony Chesley CB $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Hall Nate Hall LB $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Hansen Chad Hansen WR $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
McGough Alex McGough QB $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Mitchell Steven Mitchell WR $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Nkansah Elijah Nkansah T $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Owens Jonathan Owens S $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Simmons Tyler Simmons WR $142,800 - - - - - - - $142,800 0.07
Fumagalli Troy Fumagalli TE $134,400 - - - - - - - $134,400 0.06
Iwuagwu Cordel Iwuagwu G $134,400 - - - - - - - $134,400 0.06
Phillips Scottie Phillips RB $126,000 - - - - - - - $126,000 0.06
Practice Squad: $2,230,800 $2,230,800 - - - - - - - $2,230,800 1.02


2020 Dead Cap

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

Player (40) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gipson Tashaun Gipson FS $3,250,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - - $4,250,000 1.95
Hopkins DeAndre Hopkins WR - $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000 1.38
Colvin Aaron Colvin CB - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.92
Blackson Angelo Blackson DE $500,000 $125,000 - - - - - - $625,000 0.29
Rankin Martinas Rankin C - $450,634 - - - - - - $450,634 0.21
Foreman D'Onta Foreman RB - $189,871 - - - - - - $189,871 0.09
Watkins Jaylen Watkins CB - $150,000 - - - - - - $150,000 0.07
Davenport Julie'n Davenport LT - $146,605 - - - - - - $146,605 0.07
Qvale Brent Qvale RT - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.06
Weeks Jon Weeks LS - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.06
Crawford Xavier Crawford CB - $123,426 - - - - - - $123,426 0.06
Stapleton Dylan Stapleton TE $71,765 $1,666 - - - - - - $73,430 0.03
Simmons Tyler Simmons WR $50,000 $8,333 - - - - - - $58,333 0.03
Alufohai Auzoyah Alufohai DT $45,000 $6,666 - - - - - - $51,666 0.02
Kelly Jermaine Kelly CB - $50,388 - - - - - - $50,388 0.02
Phillips Scottie Phillips RB $44,282 $3,333 - - - - - - $47,615 0.02
Thomas Jordan Thomas TE - $29,602 - - - - - - $29,602 0.01
Palmore Walter Palmore DT - $26,667 - - - - - - $26,666 0.01
Iwuagwu Cordel Iwuagwu G $18,400 $3,333 - - - - - - $21,733 0.01
Johnson Jan Johnson LB $10,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $11,666 0.01
Hawkins Jerald Hawkins T $8,400 - - - - - - - $8,400 0.00
Crockett Damarea Crockett RB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Dixon Johnnie Dixon WR - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Johnson Chris Johnson S - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Lewis Drew Lewis DT - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Coker D.J. Coker C - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
Pridgeon Malcolm Pridgeon T - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
Davis Jamal Davis OLB - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
Aniebonam Jesse Aniebonam OLB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Baity Derrick Baity CB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Higdon Karan Higdon RB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Johnson Tyron Johnson WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Smith Vyncint Smith WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Jones Jamir Jones LB - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Woodworth Elex Woodworth G - $1,333 - - - - - - $1,333 0.00
Edwards Javier Edwards DT - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Daniel Trevor Daniel P - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dwight Johnny Dwight DE - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Exford Austin Exford S - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Lewis Ira Lewis DT - $500 - - - - - - $500 0.00
Dead: $11,655,208 $3,997,847 $7,657,363 - - - - - - $11,655,208 5.35


2020 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2020 NFL Salary Cap $198,200,000
2019 Rollover Cap $19,813,834
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $218,013,834
All Contracts $144,805,401 $32,585,704 $13,431,803 - $325,000 $750,000 - $190,817,908
Injured Reserve Money $3,375,628 $342,603 - - - - - $3,718,231
Dead Money $3,997,847 $7,657,363 - - - - - $11,655,208
Practice Squad $2,230,800 - - - - - - $2,230,800
Total $154,409,676 $40,585,670 $13,431,803 - $325,000 $750,000 - $208,422,147
Cap Space $9,591,687