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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 (55) 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 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $15,500,000 7.07
Hopkins DeAndre Hopkins WR $12,500,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $14,000,000 6.39
Mercilus Whitney Mercilus OLB $10,500,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,700,000) $12,000,000 5.48
Tunsil Laremy Tunsil LT $10,350,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $10,350,000 4.72
Fuller Will Fuller WR $10,162,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $10,162,000 4.64
Hargreaves Vernon Hargreaves CB $9,954,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $9,954,000 4.54
Martin Nick Martin C $7,250,000 $1,250,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,000,000) $8,750,000 3.99
Gipson Tashaun Gipson SS $6,500,000 $500,000 $437,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,250,000) $7,437,500 3.39
McKinney Benardrick McKinney ILB $6,000,000 $750,000 $656,250 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,250,000) $7,406,250 3.38
Stills Kenny Stills WR $6,975,000 0- 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- 0- $7,000,000 3.19
Fulton Zach Fulton G $6,500,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $7,000,000 3.19
Watson Deshaun Watson QB $1,177,123 $2,053,961 $1,177,123 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,408,181) $4,408,207 2.01
Johnson Duke Johnson RB $3,600,000 0- $400,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- 0- $4,100,000 1.87
Blackson Angelo Blackson DE $3,500,000 0- $468,750 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,968,750 1.81
Kelemete Senio Kelemete G $2,750,000 $750,000 $93,750 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $3,593,750 1.64
Howard Tytus Howard G $1,050,707 $1,727,827 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,002,723) $2,778,534 1.27
Anger Bryan Anger P $1,250,000 $312,500 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($937,500) $2,312,500 1.06
Mancz Greg Mancz C $2,000,000 0- $140,625 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,140,625 0.98
Scarlett Brennan Scarlett OLB $1,125,000 $175,000 $703,125 0- 0- 0- 0- ($175,000) $2,003,125 0.91
Conley Gareon Conley CB $1,892,376 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,892,376 0.86
Cunningham Zach Cunningham ILB $1,074,783 $348,046 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($348,046) $1,422,829 0.65
Johnson Lonnie Johnson CB $731,575 $451,300 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,085,475) $1,182,875 0.54
Scharping Max Scharping G $725,368 $426,470 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,004,778) $1,151,838 0.53
Reid Justin Reid FS $849,957 $259,914 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,109,871 0.51
Akins Jordan Akins TE $700,000 $190,380 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($380,760) $890,380 0.41
Warring Kahale Warring TE $658,252 $223,051 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($669,153) $881,303 0.40
Coutee Keke Coutee WR $660,000 $182,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($364,514) $842,256 0.38
Watkins Carlos Watkins DE $735,000 $104,912 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($104,912) $839,912 0.38
Landrum Chris Landrum OLB $735,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $735,000 0.34
Vanderdoes Eddie Vanderdoes DT $735,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $735,000 0.34
Kalambayi Peter Kalambayi OLB $660,000 $29,602 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($59,204) $689,602 0.31
Thomas Jordan Thomas TE $660,000 $29,602 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($59,204) $689,602 0.31
Armstrong Cornell Armstrong CB $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.30
Crossen Keion Crossen CB $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.30
Howell Buddy Howell RB $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.30
Martin Jake Martin OLB $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.30
Moore A.J. Moore S $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.30
Whitney Isaac Whitney WR $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.30
Omenihu Charles Omenihu DE $585,000 $73,820 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($221,460) $658,820 0.30
Ejofor Duke Ejofor DE $585,000 $46,314 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($92,629) $631,314 0.29
Gillaspia Cullen Gillaspia FB $585,000 $25,790 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,370) $610,790 0.28
Lewis Ira Lewis DT $585,000 $166 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($334) $585,166 0.27
Mitchell Steven Mitchell WR $585,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $585,000 0.27
Nkansah Elijah Nkansah T $585,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $585,000 0.27
Steinmetz David Steinmetz G $510,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $510,000 0.23
Bellamy Davin Bellamy LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Chesley Anthony Chesley CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Hall Nate Hall LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Hansen Chad Hansen WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Higdon Karan Higdon RB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Leonard Rick Leonard T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Luani Shalom Luani S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
McGough Alex McGough QB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Murphy Kyle Murphy T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Owens Jonathan Owens S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00


2020 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 (23) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
ColvinAaron Colvin CB - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.91
RankinMartinas Rankin C - $450,634 - - - - - - $450,634 0.21
ForemanD'Onta Foreman RB - $189,871 - - - - - - $189,871 0.09
DavenportJulie'n Davenport LT - $146,605 - - - - - - $146,605 0.07
CrawfordXavier Crawford CB - $123,426 - - - - - - $123,426 0.06
KellyJermaine Kelly CB - $50,388 - - - - - - $50,388 0.02
PalmoreWalter Palmore DT - $26,667 - - - - - - $26,666 0.01
CrockettDamarea Crockett RB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
DixonJohnnie Dixon WR - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
JohnsonChris Johnson S - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
LewisDrew Lewis DT - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
CokerD.J. Coker C - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
PridgeonMalcolm Pridgeon T - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
DavisJamal Davis OLB - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
AniebonamJesse Aniebonam OLB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
BaityDerrick Baity CB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HigdonKaran Higdon RB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
JohnsonTyron Johnson WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
SmithVyncint Smith WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
EdwardsJavier Edwards DT - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
DanielTrevor Daniel P - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
DwightJohnny Dwight DE - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
ExfordAustin Exford S - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00

2020 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2020 NFL Salary Cap $199,000,000
2019 Rollover Cap $20,151,500
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $219,151,500
All Contracts $156,054,175
Top 51 Contracts $156,054,175
Dead Money $3,049,264
Top 51 Cap Allocations $159,103,439
Total Cap Allocations $159,103,439
Cap Space (Total Cap) $60,048,061
Cap Space (Top 51 only) $60,048,061
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2020 NFL Salary Cap $199,000,000
2019 Rollover Cap $20,151,500
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $219,151,500
All Contracts $137,441,141 $12,910,911 $5,577,123 - $125,000 - - $156,054,175
Top 51 Contracts $137,441,141 $12,910,911 $5,577,123 - $125,000 - - $156,054,175
Dead Money - $3,049,265 - - - - - $3,049,264
Total (All) $137,441,141 $15,960,176 $5,577,123 - $125,000 - - $159,103,439
Total (w/Top 51) $137,441,141 $15,960,176 $5,577,123 - $125,000 - - $159,103,439
Cap Space (w/All) $60,048,061
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $60,048,061