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Houston Texans 2022 Salary Cap

Texans 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Texans 2022 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 (26) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Watson Deshaun Watson QB $40,400,000 $35,000,000 $5,400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($51,200,000) $40,400,000 18.55
Tunsil Laremy Tunsil LT $26,153,333 $17,850,000 $3,250,000 0- 0- 0- $5,053,333 0- ($26,606,667) $26,153,333 12.01
Cooks Brandin Cooks WR $16,235,294 $12,500,000 0- $1,235,294 0- 0- $2,500,000 0- ($7,500,000) $16,235,294 7.46
Cunningham Zach Cunningham OLB $14,777,500 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $500,000 0- 0- $1,877,500 0- ($12,832,500) $14,777,500 6.79
Murray Eric Murray SS $6,750,000 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $6,750,000 3.10
Cannon Marcus Cannon RT $6,350,000 $4,700,000 0- $1,500,000 0- $50,000 0- $100,000 0- $6,350,000 2.92
Fairbairn Ka'imi Fairbairn K $4,300,000 $3,550,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $4,300,000 1.97
Pierre-Louis Kevin Pierre-Louis OLB $4,000,000 $2,750,000 $500,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $4,000,000 1.84
Howard Tytus Howard RT $3,889,948 $2,162,121 $1,727,827 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,889,948) $3,889,948 1.79
Jenkins Jordan Jenkins DE $3,500,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $3,500,000 1.61
Mitchell Terrance Mitchell CB $3,250,000 $2,500,000 $250,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($250,000) $3,250,000 1.49
Johnston Cameron Johnston P $2,833,333 $2,300,000 $333,333 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($666,667) $2,833,333 1.30
McCray Justin McCray G $2,250,000 $1,700,000 $250,000 $300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($250,000) $2,250,000 1.03
Thomas Tavierre Thomas CB $2,250,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $2,250,000 1.03
Blacklock Ross Blacklock DT $2,167,484 $1,332,495 $834,989 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,669,978) $2,167,484 1.00
Johnson Lonnie Johnson CB $1,659,049 $1,206,021 $453,028 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($453,028) $1,659,049 0.76
Scharping Max Scharping G $1,612,574 $1,186,104 $426,470 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($426,470) $1,612,574 0.74
Greenard Jonathan Greenard DE $1,231,495 $1,008,000 $223,495 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($446,990) $1,231,495 0.57
Mills Davis Mills QB $1,186,633 $897,160 $289,473 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($868,419) $1,186,633 0.54
Collins Nico Collins WR $1,107,163 $881,433 $225,730 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($677,190) $1,107,163 0.51
Heck Charlie Heck LT $1,072,676 $895,000 $177,676 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($355,352) $1,072,676 0.49
Moreland Jimmy Moreland CB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.44
Jordan Brevin Jordan TE $913,046 $825,000 $88,046 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($264,138) $913,046 0.42
Wallow Garret Wallow OLB $898,971 $825,000 $73,971 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($221,913) $898,971 0.41
Phillips Scottie Phillips RB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Lopez Roy Lopez DT $870,709 $825,000 $45,709 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,127) $870,709 0.40
Active Roster: $151,519,208 $115,753,334 $20,199,747 $5,985,294 - $50,000 $9,430,833 $100,000 - $151,519,208 69.59

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (1) 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 $7,200,623 $705,000 $6,495,623 - - - - - - $7,200,623 $7,200,623
Projected Draft Pool: $7,200,623 $7,200,623 $7,200,623


2022 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 (13) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
MercilusWhitney Mercilus OLB $7,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - - $4,000,000 - - $7,000,000 3.21
LawsonShaq Lawson DE $5,257,500 - - - - - $5,257,500 - - $5,257,500 2.41
RobyBradley Roby CB $4,800,000 - $1,000,000 - - - $3,800,000 - - $4,800,000 2.20
CobbRandall Cobb WR $3,500,000 - $2,000,000 - - - $1,500,000 - - $3,500,000 1.61
DunnBrandon Dunn DT $500,000 - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.23
RobertsAndre Roberts WR $500,000 - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.23
ReidJohn Reid CB $247,200 - $247,200 - - - - - - $247,200 0.11
WarringKahale Warring TE $223,051 - $223,051 - - - - - - $223,051 0.10
CoulterIsaiah Coulter WR $146,476 - $146,476 - - - - - - $146,476 0.07
OmenihuCharles Omenihu DE $73,820 - $73,820 - - - - - - $73,820 0.03
GreenCarson Green T $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
McCollumRyan McCollum C $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
HazeltonDamon Hazelton WR $8,334 - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
Dead Money: $22,289,715 - $7,732,215 - - - $14,557,500 - - $22,289,715 10.24

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2022 NFL Salary Cap $208,200,000
2021 Rollover Cap $9,543,696
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $217,743,696
All Contracts $115,753,334 $20,199,747 $5,985,294 - $50,000 $9,430,833 $100,000 $151,519,208
Top 51 Contracts $115,753,334 $20,199,747 $5,985,294 - $50,000 $9,430,833 $100,000 $151,519,208
Dead Money - $7,732,215 - - - $14,557,500 - $22,289,715
Total (All) $115,753,334 $27,931,962 $5,985,294 - $50,000 $23,988,333 $100,000 $173,808,923
Total (w/Top 51) $115,753,334 $27,931,962 $5,985,294 - $50,000 $23,988,333 $100,000 $173,808,923
Cap Space (w/All) $43,934,773
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $43,934,773