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Houston Texans

Houston Texans Multi-Year Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Houston Texans, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

Texans – The Athletic

 

Roster Base Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Texans Salary Cap Table

Quarterbacks Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Deshaun Watson QB $10,540,000 $35,000,000 $20,000,000 $32,000,000 $32,000,000
Tyrod Taylor QB $2,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Finley QB $850,000 $965,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Davis Mills QB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0UFA
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
David Johnson RB $1,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Phillip Lindsay RB $2,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mark Ingram RB $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Buddy Howell RB $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Dontrell Hilliard RB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Scottie Phillips RB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Randall Cobb WR $8,250,000 $7,875,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Brandin Cooks WR $2,500,000 $12,000,000 $0 $0 0-
Andre Roberts WR $1,500,000 $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Chris Conley WR $1,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Chris Moore WR $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Alex Erickson WR $990,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Donte Moncrief WR $1,075,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Keke Coutee WR $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nico Collins WR $660,000 $881,433 $1,102,865 $1,324,298 0UFA
Isaiah Coulter WR $780,000 $895,000 $1,010,000 0UFA 0-
Damon Hazelton WR $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
Marlon Williams WR $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jordan Akins TE $2,183,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Pharaoh Brown TE $950,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kahale Warring TE $780,000 $895,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Antony Auclair TE $990,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Izzo TE $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brevin Jordan TE $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 $1,055,000 0UFA
Paul Quessenberry TE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Laremy Tunsil LT $990,000 $17,850,000 $18,500,000 0UFA 0-
Marcus Cannon RT $4,700,000 $4,700,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Tytus Howard RT $1,606,414 $2,162,121 0- 0UFA 0-
Justin Britt C $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Justin McCray G $1,200,000 $1,700,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Max Scharping G $955,736 $1,186,104 0UFA 0- 0-
Roderick Johnson T $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Cole Toner G $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Lane Taylor G $1,075,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Charlie Heck G $780,000 $895,000 $1,010,000 0UFA 0-
Hjalte Froholdt G $780,000 $825,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Jordan Steckler G $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Carson Green T $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
Ryan McCollum C $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
Cohl Cabral C $660,000 $825,000 0ERFA 0- 0-
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Maliek Collins DT $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brandon Dunn DE $3,250,000 $3,250,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Shaq Lawson DE $1,400,000 $8,900,000 $0 $0 0-
Ross Blacklock DT $971,247 $1,332,495 $1,693,742 0UFA 0-
Jaleel Johnson DT $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Vincent Taylor DT $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
DeMarcus Walker DE $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Charles Omenihu DE $850,000 $965,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Auzoyah Alufohai DT $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Roy Lopez DT $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 $1,055,000 0UFA
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Whitney Mercilus OLB $4,500,000 $0 $0 0- 0-
Zach Cunningham ILB $990,000 $10,000,000 $11,000,000 $12,500,000 0UFA
Kevin Pierre-Louis OLB $1,750,000 $2,750,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Christian Kirksey ILB $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kamu Grugier-Hill OLB $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Jenkins OLB $1,500,000 $2,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Joe Thomas ILB $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tae Davis LB $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Hardy Nickerson Jr. ILB $990,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Derek Rivers OLB $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Greenard OLB $818,374 $1,026,747 $1,235,121 0UFA 0-
Jake Martin OLB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Duke Ejiofor OLB $780,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nate Hall LB $780,000 $895,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Garret Wallow LB $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 $1,055,000 0UFA
Neville Hewitt ILB 0- 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Bradley Roby CB $8,941,176 $9,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Eric Murray SS $5,000,000 $5,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Terrance Mitchell CB $2,500,000 $2,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Desmond King CB $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Justin Reid FS $2,433,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
A.J. Moore S $2,133,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Vernon Hargreaves CB $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tavierre Thomas CB $1,000,000 $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Terrence Brooks FS $1,100,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Lonnie Johnson CB $968,150 $1,204,725 0UFA 0- 0-
Cornell Armstrong CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tremon Smith CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Keion Crossen CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
John Reid CB $780,000 $895,000 $1,010,000 0UFA 0-
Jonathan Owens S $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Shyheim Carter S $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Special Teams Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Ka'imi Fairbairn K $3,450,000 $3,550,000 $3,650,000 0UFA 0-
Cameron Johnston P $2,000,000 $2,300,000 $2,300,000 0UFA 0-
Jon Weeks LS $1,075,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Nick Martin C $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Benardrick McKinney ILB $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Bryan Anger P $833,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Zach Fulton G $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Darren Fells TE $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Bennie Joppru TE $408,750 0- 0- 0- 0-
Senio Kelemete G $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jaylen Watkins CB $150,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Angelo Blackson DE $125,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Cullen Gillaspia FB $51,580 0- 0- 0- 0-
Peter Kalambayi OLB $29,602 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Thomas TE $29,602 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Simmons WR $16,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Auzoyah Alufohai DT $13,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Cordel Iwuagwu G $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Scottie Phillips RB $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jan Johnson LB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jamir Jones LB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dylan Stapleton TE $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Elex Woodworth G $2,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ira Lewis DT $167 0- 0- 0- 0-