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Houston Texans 2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Texans 2018 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 $11,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 - ($17,000,000) $15,000,000 8.01
Hopkins DeAndre Hopkins WR $12,500,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($18,500,000) $14,000,000 7.48
Clowney Jadeveon Clowney OLB $12,306,000 - - - - - - ($12,306,000) $12,306,000 6.58
Jackson Kareem Jackson SS $6,500,000 $2,250,000 $250,000 - - - - ($8,750,000) $9,000,000 4.81
Colvin Aaron Colvin CB $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $4,250,000 - - - - ($18,000,000) $7,750,000 4.14
McKinney Benardrick McKinney ILB $1,163,880 $1,286,841 $5,250,000 - - - - ($16,700,721) $7,700,721 4.11
Mathieu Tyrann Mathieu FS $2,000,000 $4,500,000 $500,000 - - - - ($6,500,000) $7,000,000 3.74
Fulton Zach Fulton G $1,500,000 - $5,500,000 - - - - ($13,000,000) $7,000,000 3.74
Miller Lamar Miller RB $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $750,000 - - - - ($7,000,000) $6,750,000 3.61
Mercilus Whitney Mercilus OLB $4,750,000 $1,050,000 $156,250 - - - - ($6,850,000) $5,956,250 3.18
Joseph Johnathan Joseph CB $2,400,000 - $3,100,000 - - - - ($5,400,000) $5,500,000 2.94
Kelemete Senio Kelemete G $1,250,000 $750,000 $2,000,000 - - - - ($3,500,000) $4,000,000 2.14
Mancz Greg Mancz C $1,907,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - ($5,407,000) $3,907,000 2.09
Watson Deshaun Watson QB $1,094,740 $2,053,960 - - - - - ($5,173,440) $3,148,700 1.68
Bademosi Johnson Bademosi CB $1,250,000 $500,000 $1,250,000 - - - - ($3,250,000) $3,000,000 1.60
Fuller Will Fuller WR $1,374,028 $1,398,057 - - - - - ($5,701,142) $2,772,085 1.48
Griffin Ryan Griffin TE $2,250,000 - $218,750 - - - - ($2,250,000) $2,468,750 1.32
Martin Nick Martin C $884,088 $418,177 - - - - - ($836,354) $1,302,265 0.70
Blackson Angelo Blackson DE $850,000 $150,000 $135,000 - - - - ($1,000,000) $1,135,000 0.61
Cunningham Zach Cunningham ILB $668,261 $348,044 - - - - - ($1,712,395) $1,016,305 0.54
Weeks Jon Weeks LS $915,000 $50,000 - - - - - ($1,015,000) $965,000 0.52
Peters Brian Peters ILB $705,000 $35,000 - - $160,000 - - ($295,000) $900,000 0.48
Dunn Brandon Dunn DE $790,000 - - - - - - ($790,000) $790,000 0.42
Ervin Tyler Ervin RB $630,000 $136,892 - - - - - ($273,785) $766,892 0.41
Reid Justin Reid S $480,000 $259,914 - - - - - ($1,039,656) $739,914 0.40
Coates Sammie Coates WR $705,000 - - - $25,000 - - ($25,000) $730,000 0.39
Covington Christian Covington DE $705,000 $22,622 - - - - - ($22,622) $727,622 0.39
Blue Alfred Blue RB $790,000 $90,000 - - - - - ($880,000) $720,000 0.38
Weeden Brandon Weeden QB $790,000 $90,000 - - - - - ($880,000) $720,000 0.38
Rankin Martinas Rankin C $480,000 $225,317 - - - - - ($901,268) $705,317 0.38
Lamm Kendall Lamm RT $705,000 - - - - - - - $705,000 0.38
Davenport Julie'n Davenport LT $555,000 $146,605 - - - - - ($439,815) $701,605 0.37
Reader D.J. Reader DT $630,000 $53,845 - - - - - ($107,690) $683,845 0.37
Akins Jordan Akins TE $480,000 $190,380 - - - - - ($761,520) $670,380 0.36
Coutee Keke Coutee WR $480,000 $182,256 - - - - - ($729,026) $662,256 0.35
Watkins Carlos Watkins DT $555,000 $104,912 - - - - - ($314,736) $659,912 0.35
Heath Joel Heath DE $630,000 $3,668 - - - - - ($3,668) $633,668 0.34
Scarlett Brennan Scarlett OLB $630,000 $1,668 - - - - - ($1,668) $631,668 0.34
Webb Joe Webb QB $915,000 - - - - - - ($915,000) $630,000 0.34
Wright Shareece Wright CB $861,176 - - - - - - - $592,941 0.32
Fairbairn Ka'imi Fairbairn K $555,000 $2,500 - - - - - ($2,500) $557,500 0.30
Ejofor Duke Ejofor OLB $480,000 $46,314 - - - - - ($185,257) $526,314 0.28
Kalambayi Peter Kalambayi DE $480,000 $29,602 - - - - - ($118,408) $509,602 0.27
Thomas Jordan Thomas TE $480,000 $29,602 - - - - - ($118,408) $509,602 0.27
Smith Vyncint Smith WR $480,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($35,000) $483,333 0.26
Adams Tyrell Adams OLB $481,765 - - - - - - - $481,764 0.26
Daniel Trevor Daniel P $480,000 $666 - - - - - ($2,000) $480,666 0.26
Howell Buddy Howell RB $480,000 - - - - - - - $480,000 0.26
Jamerson Natrell Jamerson S $480,000 - - - - - - - $480,000 0.26
Moore A.J. Moore S $480,000 - - - - - - - $480,000 0.26
Hall Daeshon Hall DE $457,059 - - - - - - - $457,058 0.24
Sharpe David Sharpe T $457,059 - - - - - - - $457,058 0.24
Tyson Michael Tyson CB $391,765 - - - - - - - $391,764 0.21


2018 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 (6) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
HendersonSeantrel Henderson RT $1,700,000 $500,000 $1,000,000 - - - - ($2,200,000) $3,200,000 1.71
JohnsonKevin Johnson CB $1,805,375 $1,392,166 - - - - - ($3,197,541) $3,197,541 1.71
WebsterKayvon Webster CB $790,000 $210,000 $859,375 - - - - ($1,000,000) $1,859,375 0.99
EllingtonBruce Ellington WR $730,000 $200,000 $220,000 - - - - ($200,000) $1,150,000 0.61
ColeDylan Cole ILB $409,235 $4,000 - - - - - ($8,000) $413,235 0.22
KellyJermaine Kelly CB $363,000 $25,194 - - - - - ($100,776) $388,194 0.21


2018 Reserve/PUP Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury 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 %
ForemanD'Onta Foreman RB $588,500 $189,871 - - - - - ($569,613) $778,371 0.42


2018 Non-Football Injury Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury 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 %
HalAndre Hal FS $3,250,000 - $500,000 - - - - ($3,250,000) $3,750,000 2.00


2018 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 %
BellamyDavin Bellamy LB $129,200 - - - - - - - $129,200 0.07
ChachereAndre Chachere CB $129,200 - - - - - - - $129,200 0.07
FullerKyle Fuller C $129,200 - - - - - - - $129,200 0.07
SladeChad Slade G $129,200 - - - - - - - $129,200 0.07
WeahJester Weah WR $129,200 - - - - - - - $129,200 0.07
WhitneyIsaac Whitney WR $114,000 - - - - - - - $114,000 0.06
DupreMalachi Dupre WR $106,400 - - - - - - - $106,400 0.06
GraysonCyril Grayson WR $98,800 - - - - - - - $98,800 0.05
JohnsonRoderick Johnson T $98,800 - - - - - - - $98,800 0.05
AdamsJerell Adams TE $91,200 - - - - - - - $91,200 0.05


2018 Dead Cap

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

Player (50) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
FiedorowiczC.J. Fiedorowicz TE $2,200,000 - - - - - - - $2,200,000 1.18
NewtonDerek Newton RT - $1,500,000 $200,000 - - - - - $1,700,000 0.91
AllenJeff Allen G - $1,250,000 - - - - - - $1,250,000 0.67
CushingBrian Cushing ILB - - - $1,200,000 - - - - $1,200,000 0.64
ProschJay Prosch FB $1,000,000 - - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.53
LechlerShane Lechler P - $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000 0.32
StrongJaelen Strong WR - $192,995 - - - - - - $192,995 0.10
MillerBraxton Miller WR - $177,276 - - - - - - $177,276 0.09
DillonK.J. Dillon S - $117,468 - - - - - - $117,468 0.06
JohnsonRoderick Johnson T $92,305 - - - - - - - $92,305 0.05
WebbJoe Webb QB - $90,000 - - - - - - $90,000 0.05
DecoudTreston Decoud S - $62,337 - - - - - - $62,337 0.03
MumpheryKeith Mumphery WR - $41,565 - - - - - - $41,565 0.02
LengelMatt Lengel TE $38,000 - - - - - - - $38,000 0.02
TysonMichael Tyson CB $38,000 - - - - - - - $38,000 0.02
KeyesJosh Keyes ILB - $35,000 - - - - - - $35,000 0.02
CoyleAnthony Coyle G $25,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $30,000 0.02
BordersBreon Borders CB $22,800 - - - - - - - $22,800 0.01
RobinsonJevoni Robinson TE $21,353 - - - - - - - $21,353 0.01
FullerKyle Fuller C - $17,304 - - - - - - $17,304 0.01
SwansonTerry Swanson RB $15,000 $2,000 - - - - - - $17,000 0.01
SharpeDavid Sharpe T $15,200 - - - - - - - $15,200 0.01
Jones-SmithJaryd Jones-Smith T $10,000 $4,000 - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
SmithMalik Smith CB - $8,668 - - - - - - $8,668 0.00
DupreMalachi Dupre WR $7,600 - - - - - - - $7,600 0.00
JacksonRobert Jackson CB $7,600 - - - - - - - $7,600 0.00
KilgoDarius Kilgo DT $7,600 - - - - - - - $7,600 0.00
PruittMyCole Pruitt TE $7,600 - - - - - - - $7,600 0.00
GodinMatt Godin DE - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
RossDaniel Ross DE - $3,667 - - - - - - $3,667 0.00
DanielT.J. Daniel DE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HillShaq Hill WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
VirginDee Virgin CB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WilliamsAvery Williams OLB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
ColemanLavon Coleman RB - $3,000 - - - - - - $3,000 0.00
ConqueZach Conque TE - $2,667 - - - - - - $2,667 0.00
McCarronRiley McCarron WR - $2,667 - - - - - - $2,667 0.00
ChachereAndre Chachere CB - $2,666 - - - - - - $2,666 0.00
BellamyDavin Bellamy LB - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
AnkouEli Ankou DT - $2,334 - - - - - - $2,334 0.00
OgunbowaleDare Ogunbowale RB - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
PresidentGimel President OLB - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
WeahJester Weah WR - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
AndersonStephen Anderson TE - $1,668 - - - - - - $1,668 0.00
GentryMason Gentry DE - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
GrayDeante' Gray WR - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
HardeeJustin Hardee CB - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
HatleyRickey Hatley DT - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
BaylisEvan Baylis TE - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
OparaKingsley Opara DT - $166 - - - - - - $166 0.00


2018 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2018 NFL Salary Cap $177,200,000
2017 Rollover Cap $9,949,209
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $187,149,209
All Contracts $141,343,757
Injured Reserve Money $10,208,345
Reserve/PUP Money $778,371
Non-Footall Injury Money $3,750,000
Dead Cap $9,063,677
Practice Squad Money $1,155,200
Total Cap $166,299,350
Texans Cap Space ($20,849,859)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2018 NFL Salary Cap $177,200,000
2017 Rollover Cap $9,949,209
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $187,149,209
All Contracts $92,761,821 $21,910,175 $25,360,000 - $185,000 $2,000,000 - $141,343,757
Injured Reserve Money $5,797,610 $2,331,360 $2,079,375 - - - - $10,208,345
Reserve/PUP Money $588,500 $189,871 - - - - - $778,371
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $3,250,000 - $500,000 - - - - $3,750,000
Dead Money $3,508,058 $4,155,619 $200,000 $1,200,000 - - - $9,063,677
Practice Squad $1,155,200 - - - - - - $1,155,200
Total $107,061,189 $28,587,025 $28,139,375 $1,200,000 $185,000 $2,000,000 - $166,299,350
Cap Space $20,849,859