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Houston Texans 2015 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Texans 2015 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 (58) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Watt J.J. Watt DE $9,969,000 $2,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 - ($27,969,000) $13,969,000 9.57
Joseph Johnathan Joseph CB $7,000,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 $1,250,000 $500,000 - - ($15,250,000) $11,750,000 8.05
Cushing Brian Cushing ILB $4,000,000 $1,597,500 $1,093,750 $1,200,000 - - - ($13,592,500) $7,891,250 5.40
Jackson Kareem Jackson CB $1,000,000 $2,250,000 $4,203,125 - - - - ($20,000,000) $7,453,125 5.10
Hoyer Brian Hoyer QB $1,000,000 - $4,218,750 - - - - ($4,750,000) $5,218,750 3.57
Clowney Jadeveon Clowney OLB $510,000 $3,629,636 $922,409 - - - - ($18,223,362) $5,062,045 3.47
Newton Derek Newton RT $1,500,000 $750,000 $2,250,000 - - - - ($10,000,000) $4,500,000 3.08
Graham Garrett Graham TE $3,000,000 $750,000 $171,875 - - - - ($1,500,000) $3,921,875 2.69
Wilfork Vince Wilfork DT $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 - - - - ($5,000,000) $3,500,000 2.40
Moore Rahim Moore FS $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - ($4,000,000) $3,000,000 2.05
Mercilus Whitney Mercilus OLB $931,012 $2,048,018 - - - - - ($11,679,030) $2,979,030 2.04
Shorts Cecil Shorts WR $1,000,000 $500,000 $953,125 - - - - ($2,500,000) $2,453,125 1.68
Lechler Shane Lechler P $1,750,000 $333,334 - - - - - ($333,334) $2,083,334 1.43
Hopkins DeAndre Hopkins WR $1,098,337 $981,673 - - - - - ($3,061,683) $2,080,010 1.42
Johnson Kevin Johnson CB $435,000 $1,392,166 - - - - - ($10,049,413) $1,827,166 1.25
Dent Akeem Dent ILB $1,100,000 $375,000 $234,375 - - - - ($2,000,000) $1,709,375 1.17
Brooks Brandon Brooks G $1,542,000 $154,359 - - - - - ($154,359) $1,696,359 1.16
Jones Ben Jones C $1,542,000 $120,362 - - - - - ($120,362) $1,662,362 1.14
Crick Jared Crick DE $1,542,000 $97,875 - - - - - ($97,875) $1,639,875 1.12
Clark Chris Clark LT $1,400,000 - - - - - - - $1,400,000 0.96
Su'a-Filo Xavier Su'a-Filo G $672,345 $589,382 - - - - - ($2,958,318) $1,261,727 0.86
McKinney Benardrick McKinney ILB $435,000 $536,840 - - - - - ($2,825,324) $971,840 0.67
Weeks Jon Weeks LS $825,000 $113,750 - - - - - ($473,750) $938,750 0.64
Polk Chris Polk RB $660,000 - $87,500 - - - - - $747,500 0.51
Fiedorowicz C.J. Fiedorowicz TE $555,000 $175,826 - - - - - ($527,478) $730,826 0.50
Strong Jaelen Strong WR $435,000 $192,995 - - - - - ($771,980) $627,995 0.43
Washington Nate Washington WR $970,000 - $30,000 - - - - - $615,000 0.42
Bouye A.J. Bouye CB $585,000 $1,668 - - - - - ($1,668) $586,668 0.40
Tuggle Justin Tuggle ILB $585,000 $834 - - - - - ($834) $585,834 0.40
Demps Quintin Demps SS $870,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.40
Grimes Johnathan Grimes RB $585,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.40
Morris Darryl Morris CB $585,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.40
Pleasant Eddie Pleasant FS $585,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.40
Simon John Simon OLB $585,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.40
Aboushi Oday Aboushi G $550,588 - - - - - - - $550,588 0.38
Pagan Jeoffrey Pagan DE $510,000 $32,205 - - - - - ($96,615) $542,205 0.37
Blue Alfred Blue RB $510,000 $29,483 - - - - - ($88,449) $539,483 0.37
Prosch Jay Prosch FB $510,000 $19,670 - - - - - ($59,010) $529,670 0.36
Hal Andre Hal FS $510,000 $17,281 - - - - - ($51,843) $527,281 0.36
Novak Nick Novak K $716,470 - - - - - - - $481,764 0.33
Mumphery Keith Mumphery WR $435,000 $41,563 - - - - - ($166,254) $476,563 0.33
Cliett Reshard Cliett OLB $435,000 $25,075 - - - - - - $460,075 0.32
Covington Christian Covington DE $435,000 $22,621 - - - - - ($90,487) $457,621 0.31
Lamm Kendall Lamm RT $435,000 $666 - - - - - ($2,000) $435,666 0.30
Bullough Max Bullough ILB $420,000 - - - - - - - $420,000 0.29
Savage Tom Savage QB $333,000 $75,146 - - - - - ($225,438) $408,146 0.28
Griffin Ryan Griffin TE $361,941 $19,670 - - - - - ($39,340) $381,611 0.26
Dunn Brandon Dunn DE $360,000 - - - - - - - $360,000 0.25
Peters Brian Peters ILB $358,235 - - - - - - - $358,235 0.25
Adams Jeff Adams G $353,823 - - - - - - - $353,823 0.24
Thompson Carlos Thompson OLB $338,647 $833 - - - - - ($2,500) $339,480 0.23
Denham Anthony Denham TE $333,000 - - - - - - - $333,000 0.23
Slade Chad Slade G $318,000 $1,666 - - - - - ($5,000) $319,666 0.22
Weeden Brandon Weeden QB $271,764 - - - - - - - $271,764 0.19
Drummond Kurtis Drummond SS $255,882 $1,666 - - - - - - $257,548 0.18
Hunt Akeem Hunt RB $179,117 - - - - - - - $179,117 0.12
Daniels B.J. Daniels WR $60,000 - - - - - - - $60,000 0.04
Moore Corey Moore SS $25,588 - - - - - - - $25,588 0.02


2015 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 %
Brown Duane Brown
()
LT $7,000,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - ($5,000,000) $9,500,000 6.51
Foster Arian Foster
()
RB $6,000,000 $2,300,000 $406,250 - - - - ($10,600,000) $8,706,250 5.96
Mancz Greg Mancz
()
C $373,058 $2,000 - - - - - ($6,000) $375,058 0.26
Ballentine Lonnie Ballentine
()
FS $359,294 $11,474 - - - - - ($34,422) $370,768 0.25
Yates T.J. Yates
()
QB $438,235 - - - - - - - $344,117 0.24
James Charles James
()
CB $330,000 - - - - - - - $330,000 0.23


2015 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 %
Quessenberry David Quessenberry LT $585,000 $28,363 - - - - - ($56,726) $613,363 0.42


2015 Dead Cap

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

Player (66) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Johnson Andre Johnson WR - $469,583 - $400,000 - $6,450,000 - - $7,319,583 5.01
Mallett Ryan Mallett QB $2,500,000 - $437,500 - - - - - $2,937,500 2.01
Myers Chris Myers C - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.37
Fitzpatrick Ryan Fitzpatrick QB - $625,000 - - - - - - $625,000 0.43
Swearinger D.J. Swearinger FS - $459,564 - - - - - - $459,564 0.31
Rouse James Rouse DE $324,000 - - - - - - - $324,000 0.22
Rolle Jumal Rolle CB $300,000 - - - - - - - $300,000 0.21
Mohamed Mike Mohamed ILB $271,764 - - - - - - - $271,764 0.19
Williams Brennan Williams RT - $271,450 - - - - - - $271,450 0.19
Brown Kourtnei Brown OLB $204,705 - - - - - - - $204,705 0.14
Williams Trevardo Williams DE - $203,806 - - - - - - $203,806 0.14
Worthy Chandler Worthy WR $188,152 $1,000 - - - - - - $189,152 0.13
Posey DeVier Posey WR - $171,023 - - - - - - $171,023 0.12
Bullock Randy Bullock K $116,470 $44,527 - - - - - - $160,997 0.11
Nix Louis Nix DT - $143,813 - - - - - - $143,813 0.10
Martin Keshawn Martin WR $38,823 $103,140 - - - - - - $141,963 0.10
Hilliard Kenny Hilliard RB $112,200 $16,344 - - - - - - $128,544 0.09
Pettinato Dan Pettinato DT $112,200 $1,000 - - - - - - $113,200 0.08
Barton Karim Barton G $112,200 - - - - - - - $112,200 0.08
Tomlinson Eric Tomlinson TE $112,200 - - - - - - - $112,200 0.08
Moore Corey Moore SS $105,600 - - - - - - - $105,600 0.07
Clabo Tyson Clabo RT - $100,000 - - - - - - $100,000 0.07
Clemons Chris Clemons FS - $100,000 - - - - - - $100,000 0.07
Johnson Damaris Johnson WR $100,000 - - - - - - - $100,000 0.07
Lenz Josh Lenz WR $79,200 - - - - - - - $79,200 0.05
Yeatman Will Yeatman LT $68,471 - - - - - - - $68,471 0.05
Dysert Zac Dysert QB $66,000 - - - - - - - $66,000 0.05
Bonner Alan Bonner WR $33,000 $24,250 - - - - - - $57,250 0.04
Tarpinian Jeff Tarpinian OLB - $50,000 - - - - - - $50,000 0.03
Trail Lynden Trail OLB $46,294 $3,333 - - - - - - $49,627 0.03
Drummond Kurtis Drummond SS $46,200 $1,666 - - - - - - $47,866 0.03
Means Steven Means DE $46,200 - - - - - - - $46,200 0.03
Washington Tony Washington OLB $39,494 $2,500 - - - - - - $41,994 0.03
Brown Stevie Brown SS - $40,000 - - - - - - $40,000 0.03
Freeman Dalton Freeman C $39,600 - - - - - - - $39,600 0.03
Rivers Gerald Rivers DE $39,600 - - - - - - - $39,600 0.03
Richardson Daryl Richardson RB $33,000 - - - - - - - $33,000 0.02
Worton J.J. Worton WR $26,400 - - - - - - - $26,400 0.02
Bullough Max Bullough ILB $19,800 $2,000 - - - - - - $21,800 0.01
McFarland Mike McFarland TE $18,705 $1,666 - - - - - - $20,371 0.01
Coughman Edawn Coughman LT $19,800 - - - - - - - $19,800 0.01
Dewalt-Ondijo Jordan Dewalt-Ondijo DE $13,200 - - - - - - - $13,200 0.01
Hunt Akeem Hunt RB $13,200 - - - - - - - $13,200 0.01
Cotton Jake Cotton G - $7,000 - - - - - - $7,000 0.00
Nelson Robert Nelson CB $6,600 - - - - - - - $6,600 0.00
Treadwell Joseph Treadwell T $6,600 - - - - - - - $6,600 0.00
Feiler Matt Feiler RT - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Grosz Sullivan Grosz DT - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
McClung Anthony McClung WR - $2,667 - - - - - - $2,667 0.00
Witzmann Bryan Witzmann G - $2,666 - - - - - - $2,666 0.00
Boswell Chris Boswell K - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Denham Anthony Denham TE - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Ezell Tyrone Ezell DT - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Labhart Travis Labhart WR - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Young Chris Young ILB - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Ivory Brandon Ivory DT - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Lloyd Terrance Lloyd OLB - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
McAlister Chris McAlister DE - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Williams Marcus Williams CB - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Ankrah Jason Ankrah DE - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Brown Austin Brown DT - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Johnson Will Johnson T - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Lemon Alec Lemon WR - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
McLeod Cameron McLeod DT - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Coyle Chris Coyle TE - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Lee Khari Lee TE - $666 - - - - - - $666 0.00


2015 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2015 NFL Salary Cap $143,280,000
2014 Rollover Cap $966,613
Adjustment $1,779,133
Adjusted Salary Cap $146,025,746
All Contracts $104,856,715
Injured Reserve Money $19,626,193
Reserve/PUP Money $613,363
Dead Cap $17,423,845
Practice Squad Money $0
Total Cap $142,520,116
Texans Cap Space ($3,505,630)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2015 NFL Salary Cap $143,280,000
2014 Rollover Cap $966,613
Adjustment $1,779,133
Adjusted Salary Cap $146,025,746
All Contracts $60,267,749 $23,878,763 $16,664,909 $2,450,000 $500,000 $2,000,000 - $104,856,715
Injured Reserve Money $14,500,587 $4,813,474 $406,250 - - - - $19,626,193
Reserve/PUP Money $585,000 $28,363 - - - - - $613,363
Dead Money $5,259,678 $4,876,667 $437,500 $400,000 - $6,450,000 - $17,423,845
Total $80,613,014 $33,597,267 $17,508,659 $2,850,000 $500,000 $8,450,000 - $142,520,116
Cap Space $3,505,630