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Houston Texans 2023 Salary Cap

Texans 2023 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Texans 2023 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 (50) 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 $35,210,834 $18,500,000 $3,250,000 0- 0- 0- $13,460,834 0- ($16,710,834) $35,210,834 15.58
Cooks Brandin Cooks WR $26,463,302 $18,000,000 $5,333,333 $352,932 0- 0- $2,777,037 0- ($34,220,742) $26,463,302 11.71
Howard Tytus Howard RT $13,202,000 $13,202,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,202,000) $13,202,000 5.84
Collins Maliek Collins DT $9,852,941 $7,250,000 $1,500,000 $1,102,941 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,500,000) $9,852,941 4.36
Stingley Jr. Derek Stingley Jr. CB $7,876,708 $870,000 $5,596,366 $1,410,342 0- 0- 0- 0- ($28,356,148) $7,876,708 3.49
Hughes Jerry Hughes DE $6,250,000 $4,000,000 $1,250,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,250,000) $6,250,000 2.77
Kirksey Christian Kirksey ILB $6,250,000 $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- $250,000 ($1,000,000) $6,250,000 2.77
Cann A.J. Cann G $6,220,588 $3,500,000 $1,000,000 $470,588 0- $250,000 0- $1,000,000 ($2,000,000) $6,220,588 2.75
Fairbairn Ka'imi Fairbairn K $5,657,500 $3,650,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- $1,257,500 0- ($2,007,500) $5,657,500 2.50
Nelson Steven Nelson CB $5,632,353 $3,500,000 $1,000,000 $882,353 0- 0- 0- $250,000 ($1,750,000) $5,632,353 2.49
Murray Eric Murray FS $5,357,500 $3,750,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- $1,357,500 0- ($1,357,500) $5,357,500 2.37
King Desmond King CB $4,455,695 $3,000,000 $500,000 $500,000 0- 0- $455,695 0- ($1,455,695) $4,455,695 1.97
Addison Mario Addison DE $4,423,521 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $323,521 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $4,423,521 1.96
Reeves-Maybin Jalen Reeves-Maybin OLB $4,250,000 $3,250,000 $750,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $4,250,000 1.88
Britt Justin Britt C $4,058,824 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $58,824 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $4,058,824 1.80
Green Kenyon Green G $3,625,774 $930,155 $2,195,619 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,052,786) $3,625,774 1.60
Johnston Cameron Johnston P $3,454,058 $2,300,000 $333,334 $188,224 0- 0- $632,500 0- ($965,834) $3,454,058 1.53
Pitre Jalen Pitre S $2,035,100 $1,112,020 $923,080 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,400,300) $2,035,100 0.90
Metchie John Metchie WR $1,834,131 $1,071,826 $762,305 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,158,738) $1,834,131 0.81
Cashman Blake Cashman LB $1,607,353 $1,100,000 $175,000 $282,353 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($675,000) $1,607,353 0.71
Ogunbowale Dare Ogunbowale RB $1,550,000 $1,200,000 $150,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $1,550,000 0.69
Mills Davis Mills QB $1,423,794 $1,134,321 $289,473 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($578,946) $1,423,794 0.63
Greenard Jonathan Greenard DE $1,368,695 $1,145,200 $223,495 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($223,495) $1,368,695 0.61
Collins Nico Collins WR $1,328,595 $1,102,865 $225,730 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($451,460) $1,328,595 0.59
Harris Christian Harris LB $1,215,511 $948,102 $267,409 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($802,227) $1,215,511 0.54
Heck Charlie Heck LT $1,187,676 $1,010,000 $177,676 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($177,676) $1,187,676 0.53
Rodgers Amari Rodgers WR $1,105,445 $1,105,445 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,105,445 0.49
Pierce Dameon Pierce RB $1,098,858 $870,000 $203,858 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($611,574) $1,098,858 0.49
Jordan Brevin Jordan TE $1,028,046 $940,000 $88,046 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($176,092) $1,028,046 0.45
Wallow Garret Wallow OLB $1,013,971 $940,000 $73,971 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($147,942) $1,013,971 0.45
Arnold Grayland Arnold CB $1,010,000 $1,010,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,010,000 0.45
Lopez Roy Lopez DT $985,709 $940,000 $45,709 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($91,418) $985,709 0.44
Booker Thomas Booker DE $954,103 $870,000 $84,103 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($252,309) $954,103 0.42
Harris Demone Harris OLB $950,000 $1,080,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $950,000 0.42
Quitoriano Teagan Quitoriano TE $944,036 $870,000 $74,036 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($222,108) $944,036 0.42
Schreck Mason Schreck TE $940,000 $1,080,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $940,000 0.42
Camp Jalen Camp WR $940,000 $940,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $940,000 0.42
Hollman Ka'dar Hollman CB $940,000 $940,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $940,000 0.42
Morrissey Jimmy Morrissey C $940,000 $940,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $940,000 0.42
Deculus Austin Deculus T $910,688 $870,000 $40,688 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($122,064) $910,688 0.40
Hairston Troy Hairston FB $878,333 $870,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,667) $878,333 0.39
Hinish Kurt Hinish DT $878,333 $870,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,667) $878,333 0.39
Hansen Jake Hansen LB $872,500 $870,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $872,500 0.39
Bachman Alex Bachman WR $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.38
Francis Jacobi Francis S $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.38
Ross D'Angelo Ross CB $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.38
Doaks Gerrid Doaks RB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Estrada Drew Estrada WR $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Johnson Johnny Johnson WR $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Odeleye Adedayo Odeleye DT $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Active Roster: $187,792,475 $127,141,934 $30,292,397 $8,772,078 - $425,000 $19,941,066 $1,500,000 - $187,792,475 83.09

 

2023 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (2) 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 #2 Round 1, Pick #2 $7,120,628 $705,000 $6,415,628 - - - - - - $7,120,628 $7,120,628
Round 1, Pick #12 Round 1, Pick #12 $3,442,532 $705,000 $2,737,532 - - - - - - $3,442,532 $3,442,532
Projected Draft Pool: $10,563,160 $10,563,160 $10,563,160


2023 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 (8) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
BlacklockRoss Blacklock DT $834,989 - $834,989 - - - - - - $834,989 0.37
JohnsonJohnny Johnson WR $20,000 - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
McCollumTristin McCollum CB $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
CunninghamMyron Cunningham T $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
FrancisJacobi Francis S $4,000 - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
EstradaDrew Estrada WR $2,334 - $2,334 - - - - - - $2,334 0.00
GreenSeth Green TE $2,334 - $2,334 - - - - - - $2,334 0.00
DanielsDamion Daniels DT $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Dead Money: $895,325 - $895,325 - - - - - - $895,325 0.40

2023 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2023 NFL Salary Cap $225,000,000
2022 Rollover Cap $1,009,266
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $226,009,266
All Contracts $127,141,934 $30,292,397 $8,772,078 - $425,000 $19,941,066 $1,500,000 $187,792,475
Top 51 Contracts $127,141,934 $30,292,397 $8,772,078 - $425,000 $19,941,066 $1,500,000 $187,792,475
Dead Money - $895,325 - - - - - $895,325
Total (All) $127,141,934 $31,187,722 $8,772,078 - $425,000 $19,941,066 $1,500,000 $188,687,800
Total (w/Top 51) $127,141,934 $31,187,722 $8,772,078 - $425,000 $19,941,066 $1,500,000 $188,687,800
Cap Space (w/All) $37,321,466
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $37,321,466