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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 %
Watt J.J. Watt DE $13,000,000 - - - - $2,000,000 - ($2,000,000) $15,000,000 7.00
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
Kelemete Senio Kelemete G $2,750,000 $750,000 $500,000 - - - - ($1,500,000) $4,000,000 1.87
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
Henderson Seantrel Henderson RT $1,500,000 - $625,000 - - - - ($1,000,000) $2,125,000 0.99
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
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
Akins Jordan Akins TE $600,000 $190,380 - - - - - ($571,140) $790,380 0.37
Gaines Phillip Gaines CB $757,647 - - - - - - - $757,647 0.35
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
Paulsen Logan Paulsen TE $930,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.30
Adams Jerell Adams TE $645,000 - - - - - - - $645,000 0.30
Kalambayi Peter Kalambayi OLB $570,000 $29,602 - - - - - ($88,806) $599,602 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
Crawford Xavier Crawford CB $495,000 $41,142 - - - - - ($164,568) $536,142 0.25
Gillaspia Cullen Gillaspia FB $495,000 $25,790 - - - - - ($103,160) $520,790 0.24
McGough Alex McGough QB $465,882 - - - - - - ($87,353) $465,882 0.22


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 (10) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Miller Lamar Miller
(Knee-acl)
RB $5,500,000 $1,000,000 $703,125 - - - - ($1,000,000) $7,203,125 3.36
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
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
Woodson-Luster Xavier Woodson-Luster
(Undisclosed)
ILB $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


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 %
Adams Tyrell Adams OLB $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Exford Austin Exford S $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Higdon Karan Higdon RB $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Huggins Albert Huggins DT $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Johnson Chris Johnson S $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Leonard Rick Leonard T $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Mitchell Steven Mitchell WR $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Ray Wyatt Ray DE $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Smith Vyncint Smith WR $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.06
Armstrong Cornell Armstrong CB $128,000 - - - - - - - $128,000 0.06


2019 Dead Cap

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

Player (42) 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
Kalil Matt Kalil LT - $2,250,000 - - - - - - $2,250,000 1.05
Allen Jeff Allen G - $1,250,000 - - - - - - $1,250,000 0.58
Bademosi Johnson Bademosi CB - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.23
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
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
Daniel Trevor Daniel P $67,058 $666 - - - - - - $67,724 0.03
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
Fuller Kyle Fuller C - $34,608 - - - - - - $34,608 0.02
Davis Jamal Davis OLB $30,000 $2,333 - - - - - - $32,333 0.02
Johnson Tyron Johnson WR $30,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $31,666 0.01
Johnson Chris Johnson S $25,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $28,333 0.01
Kelly Jermaine Kelly CB - $25,194 - - - - - - $25,194 0.01
Baity Derrick Baity CB $20,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $21,666 0.01
Anger Bryan Anger P - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
McGough Alex McGough QB $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
Jones-Smith Jaryd Jones-Smith T - $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
Exford Austin Exford S $5,000 $333 - - - - - - $5,333 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
Smith Vyncint Smith WR - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Wright Dexter Wright S - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Edwards Javier Edwards DT - $500 - - - - - - $500 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 $155,286,354
Injured Reserve Money $11,366,258
Dead Cap $21,101,283
Practice Squad Money $1,352,000
Total Cap $189,105,895
Texans Cap Space ($25,211,356)
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 $117,333,794 $21,609,496 $14,657,249 - $7,285 $2,000,000 $500,000 $155,286,354
Injured Reserve Money $9,559,000 $1,389,133 $703,125 - - - - $11,366,258
Dead Money $7,912,058 $13,173,600 $15,625 - - - - $21,101,283
Practice Squad $1,352,000 - - - - - - $1,352,000
Total $136,156,852 $36,172,229 $15,375,999 - $7,285 $2,000,000 $500,000 $189,105,895
Cap Space $25,211,356