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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 (85) Pos. Cap Hit 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 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $15,500,000 7.11
Tunsil Laremy Tunsil LT $14,100,000 $10,850,000 $3,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($40,000,000) $14,100,000 6.47
Mercilus Whitney Mercilus OLB $12,000,000 $10,500,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($27,200,000) $12,000,000 5.50
Johnson David Johnson RB $11,156,250 $10,200,000 0- $956,250 0- 0- 0- 0- ($12,300,000) $11,156,250 5.12
Fuller Will Fuller WR $10,162,000 $10,162,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,162,000) $10,162,000 4.66
Roby Bradley Roby CB $9,312,500 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,812,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000,000) $9,312,500 4.27
Martin Nick Martin C $8,750,000 $7,250,000 $1,250,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,000,000) $8,750,000 4.01
Cooks Brandin Cooks WR $8,000,000 $8,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 3.67
McKinney Benardrick McKinney ILB $7,406,250 $6,000,000 $750,000 $656,250 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,250,000) $7,406,250 3.40
Stills Kenny Stills WR $7,000,000 $6,975,000 0- 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- 0- $7,000,000 3.21
Cobb Randall Cobb WR $6,101,555 $3,750,000 $2,000,000 $351,555 0- 0- 0- 0- ($18,000,000) $6,101,555 2.80
Fulton Zach Fulton G $5,500,000 $5,000,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000,000) $5,500,000 2.52
Fairbairn Ka'imi Fairbairn K $4,750,000 $4,000,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,000,000) $4,750,000 2.18
Watson Deshaun Watson QB $4,408,207 $1,177,123 $2,053,961 $1,177,123 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,408,181) $4,408,207 2.02
Murray Eric Murray SS $4,390,625 $2,750,000 $1,500,000 $140,625 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,750,000) $4,390,625 2.01
Johnson Duke Johnson RB $4,100,000 $3,600,000 0- $400,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- 0- $4,100,000 1.88
McCarron A.J. McCarron QB $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,750,000) $4,000,000 1.83
Blackson Angelo Blackson DE $3,968,750 $3,500,000 0- $468,750 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,968,750 1.82
Kelemete Senio Kelemete G $3,593,750 $2,750,000 $750,000 $93,750 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $3,593,750 1.65
Fells Darren Fells TE $3,500,000 $2,750,000 $500,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $3,500,000 1.61
Dunn Brandon Dunn DE $3,500,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $3,500,000 1.61
Howard Tytus Howard RT $2,778,534 $1,050,707 $1,727,827 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,002,723) $2,778,534 1.27
Anger Bryan Anger P $2,416,666 $1,250,000 $416,666 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $2,416,666 1.11
Mancz Greg Mancz C $2,140,625 $2,000,000 0- $140,625 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,140,625 0.98
Cole Dylan Cole ILB $2,133,000 $2,133,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,133,000 0.98
Scarlett Brennan Scarlett OLB $2,003,125 $1,125,000 $175,000 $703,125 0- 0- 0- 0- ($175,000) $2,003,125 0.92
Conley Gareon Conley CB $1,892,376 $1,892,376 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,892,376 0.87
Johnson Roderick Johnson RT $1,750,000 $1,125,000 $375,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($375,000) $1,750,000 0.80
Watkins Jaylen Watkins FS $1,450,000 $1,100,000 $150,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($300,000) $1,450,000 0.67
Cunningham Zach Cunningham ILB $1,422,829 $1,074,783 $348,046 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($348,046) $1,422,829 0.65
Hargreaves Vernon Hargreaves CB $1,309,375 $825,000 $250,000 $234,375 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,309,375 0.60
Johnson Lonnie Johnson CB $1,182,875 $731,575 $451,300 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,085,475) $1,182,875 0.54
Scharping Max Scharping G $1,151,838 $725,368 $426,470 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,004,778) $1,151,838 0.53
Reid Justin Reid FS $1,109,871 $849,957 $259,914 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,109,871 0.51
Akins Jordan Akins TE $940,380 $750,000 $190,380 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($380,760) $940,380 0.43
Coutee Keke Coutee WR $932,256 $750,000 $182,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($364,514) $932,256 0.43
Watkins Carlos Watkins DE $929,912 $825,000 $104,912 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($104,912) $929,912 0.43
Thomas Michael Thomas SS $887,500 $1,050,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $887,500 0.41
Weeks Jon Weeks LS $887,500 $1,050,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($250,000) $887,500 0.41
Gaines Phillip Gaines CB $887,500 $910,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $887,500 0.41
Qvale Brent Qvale LT $887,500 $910,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($300,000) $887,500 0.41
Warring Kahale Warring TE $881,303 $658,252 $223,051 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($669,153) $881,303 0.40
Greenard Jonathan Greenard OLB $833,495 $610,000 $223,495 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($893,980) $833,495 0.38
Luani Shalom Luani SS $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Vanderdoes Eddie Vanderdoes DT $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Adams Tyrell Adams ILB $810,000 $910,000 $60,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($60,000) $810,000 0.37
Heck Charlie Heck G $787,676 $610,000 $177,676 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($710,704) $787,676 0.36
Kalambayi Peter Kalambayi ILB $779,602 $750,000 $29,602 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($59,204) $779,602 0.36
Thomas Jordan Thomas TE $779,602 $750,000 $29,602 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($59,204) $779,602 0.36
Carter Deandre Carter WR $757,285 $750,000 0- 0- 0- $7,285 0- 0- 0- $757,285 0.35
Armstrong Cornell Armstrong CB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.34
Crossen Keion Crossen CB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.34
Howell Buddy Howell RB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.34
Martin Jake Martin OLB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.34
Moore A.J. Moore CB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.34
Murphy Kyle Murphy RT $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.34
Whitney Isaac Whitney WR $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.34
Omenihu Charles Omenihu DE $748,820 $73,820 $675,000 $73,820 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($221,460) $748,820 $73,820 0.34
Ejofor Duke Ejofor OLB $721,314 $46,314 $675,000 $46,314 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($92,629) $721,314 $46,314 0.33
Gillaspia Cullen Gillaspia FB $700,790 $25,790 $675,000 $25,790 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,370) $700,790 $25,790 0.32
Hansen Chad Hansen WR $675,000 $675,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $675,000 0.31
McGough Alex McGough QB $675,000 $675,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $675,000 0.31
Mitchell Steven Mitchell WR $675,000 $675,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $675,000 0.31
Simmons Tyler Simmons WR $618,333 $8,333 $610,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($75,000) $618,333 $8,333 0.28
Alufohai Auzoyah Alufohai DT $616,666 $6,666 $610,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($65,000) $616,666 $6,666 0.28
Iwuagwu Cordel Iwuagwu G $613,333 $3,333 $610,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $613,333 $3,333 0.28
Phillips Scottie Phillips RB $613,333 $3,333 $610,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $613,333 $3,333 0.28
Johnson Jan Johnson ILB $611,666 $1,666 $610,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,000) $611,666 $1,666 0.28
Jones Jamir Jones OLB $611,666 $1,666 $610,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $611,666 $1,666 0.28
Stapleton Dylan Stapleton TE $611,666 $1,666 $610,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $611,666 $1,666 0.28
Woodworth Elex Woodworth G $611,333 $1,333 $610,000 $1,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000) $611,333 $1,333 0.28
Lewis Ira Lewis DE $610,166 $166 $610,000 $166 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($334) $610,166 $166 0.28
Bellamy Davin Bellamy OLB $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Chesley Anthony Chesley CB $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Hall Nate Hall ILB $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Higdon Karan Higdon RB $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Kukwa Anthony Kukwa LS $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Leonard Rick Leonard G $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Nkansah Elijah Nkansah LT $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Owens Jonathan Owens FS $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Steinmetz David Steinmetz LT $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Tiano NIck Tiano QB $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.28
Blacklock Ross Blacklock DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Coulter Isaiah Coulter WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Reid John Reid CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $208,636,598 $173,420,141 $24,329,244 $11,834,928 - $132,285 - - - $208,636,598 95.70

 

2020 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (5) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 2, Pick #40Ross Blacklock Round 2, Pick #40 DT $1,444,989 - - - - - - - - $1,444,989
Round 3, Pick #90Jonathan Greenard Round 3, Pick #90 DE $833,495 - - - - - - - - $833,495
Round 4, Pick #126Charlie Heck Round 4, Pick #126 G $787,676 - - - - - - - - $787,676
Round 4, Pick #141John Reid Round 4, Pick #141 CB $733,600 - - - - - - - - $733,600
Round 5, Pick #171Isaiah Coulter Round 5, Pick #171 WR $683,238 - - - - - - - - $683,238
Projected Draft Pool: $4,482,998 $4,482,998


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 (26) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
GipsonTashaun Gipson FS $4,250,000 $3,250,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - - $4,250,000 1.95
HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins WR $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000 1.38
ColvinAaron Colvin CB $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.92
RankinMartinas Rankin C $450,634 - $450,634 - - - - - - $450,634 0.21
ForemanD'Onta Foreman RB $189,871 - $189,871 - - - - - - $189,871 0.09
DavenportJulie'n Davenport LT $146,605 - $146,605 - - - - - - $146,605 0.07
CrawfordXavier Crawford CB $123,426 - $123,426 - - - - - - $123,426 0.06
KellyJermaine Kelly CB $50,388 - $50,388 - - - - - - $50,388 0.02
PalmoreWalter Palmore DT $26,666 - $26,667 - - - - - - $26,666 0.01
CrockettDamarea Crockett RB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
DixonJohnnie Dixon WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
JohnsonChris Johnson S $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
LewisDrew Lewis DT $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
CokerD.J. Coker C $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
PridgeonMalcolm Pridgeon T $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
DavisJamal Davis OLB $4,667 - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
AniebonamJesse Aniebonam OLB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
BaityDerrick Baity CB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HigdonKaran Higdon RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
JohnsonTyron Johnson WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
SmithVyncint Smith WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
EdwardsJavier Edwards DT $1,000 - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
DanielTrevor Daniel P $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
DwightJohnny Dwight DE $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
ExfordAustin Exford S $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
LewisIra Lewis DT $334 - $334 - - - - - - $334 0.00
Dead Money: $10,299,598 $3,250,000 $7,049,599 - - - - - - $10,299,598 4.72

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 $173,420,141 $24,329,244 $11,834,928 - $132,285 - - $208,636,598
Top 51 Contracts $153,280,141 $24,155,158 $11,834,928 - $132,285 - - $188,496,598
Dead Money $3,250,000 $7,049,599 - - - - - $10,299,598
Total (All) $176,670,141 $31,378,843 $11,834,928 - $132,285 - - $218,936,196
Total (w/Top 51) $156,530,141 $31,204,757 $11,834,928 - $132,285 - - $198,796,196
Cap Space (w/All) $-922,362
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $19,217,638