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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

 

Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Total Cap Allocations   $196,014,080 $194,465,143 $76,000,000 $128,091,861 $52,800,000
Signed Players   61 38 3 13 2
Quarterbacks   $13,808,207 $15,940,000 $40,400,000 $42,400,000 $37,400,000
Running Backs   $16,668,014 $14,150,000
Fullbacks   $700,790 $875,790 $990,790
Wide Receivers   $33,419,049 $24,580,496 $24,218,238 $15,083,238
Tight Ends   $6,027,571 $4,913,431 $1,118,051
Offensive Line   $36,818,048 $43,324,123 $36,925,198 $22,937,676
Defensive Line   $23,407,540 $25,505,056 $7,456,304 $2,528,731
Linebackers   $33,539,031 $35,777,786 $38,900,242 $39,608,616 $15,400,000
Secondary   $23,709,164 $22,281,795 $20,424,625 $1,133,600
Special Teams   $7,916,666 $7,116,666 $7,216,668 $4,400,000
Injured Reserve   $11,627,423
Suspended  
Dead   $12,153,323 $360,773


Roster Cap Figures

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

Quarterbacks Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Deshaun Watson QB $9,808,207 $15,940,000 $40,400,000 $42,400,000 $37,400,000
A.J. McCarron QB $4,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
David Johnson RB $11,156,250 $9,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Duke Johnson RB $4,100,000 $5,150,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Buddy Howell RB $750,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
C.J. Prosise RB $661,764 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Fullbacks Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Cullen Gillaspia FB $700,790 $875,790 $990,790 0UFA 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Will Fuller WR $10,162,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brandin Cooks WR $8,000,000 $12,000,000 $13,000,000 $14,000,000 0UFA
Kenny Stills WR $7,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Randall Cobb WR $6,101,555 $10,625,000 $10,250,000 0UFA 0-
Keke Coutee WR $932,256 $1,102,258 0UFA 0- 0-
Deandre Carter WR $750,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Isaiah Coulter WR $473,238 $853,238 $968,238 $1,083,238 0UFA
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Darren Fells TE $3,500,000 $2,800,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Jordan Akins TE $940,380 $1,110,380 0UFA 0- 0-
Kahale Warring TE $881,303 $1,003,051 $1,118,051 0UFA 0-
Pharaoh Brown TE $705,888 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Laremy Tunsil LT $14,100,000 $19,400,000 $21,100,000 $21,750,000 0UFA
Nick Martin C $8,750,000 $8,750,000 $9,250,000 0UFA 0-
Zach Fulton G $4,250,000 $3,750,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Tytus Howard RT $2,778,534 $3,334,241 $3,889,948 0- 0UFA
Senio Kelemete G $2,500,000 $5,750,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Roderick Johnson RT $1,750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Max Scharping G $1,151,838 $1,382,206 $1,612,574 0UFA 0-
Charlie Heck G $787,676 $957,676 $1,072,676 $1,187,676 0UFA
Brent Qvale RT $750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
J.J. Watt DE $15,500,000 $17,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Brandon Dunn DE $3,500,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 0UFA 0-
Ross Blacklock DT $1,444,989 $1,806,236 $2,167,484 $2,528,731 0UFA
Carlos Watkins DE $929,912 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
P.J. Hall DT $750,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Charles Omenihu DE $748,820 $923,820 $1,038,820 0UFA 0-
Eli Ankou DT $533,819 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Eddie Vanderdoes DT 0- $1,025,000 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Linebackers Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Whitney Mercilus OLB $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $14,500,000 $14,000,000 0UFA
Benardrick McKinney ILB $7,406,250 $8,500,000 $10,250,000 $10,250,000 0UFA
Zach Cunningham ILB $5,822,829 $11,400,000 $12,900,000 $13,900,000 $15,400,000
Dylan Cole ILB $2,133,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brennan Scarlett OLB $2,003,125 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Greenard OLB $833,495 $1,041,869 $1,250,242 $1,458,616 0UFA
Tyrell Adams ILB $810,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Peter Kalambayi ILB $779,602 $949,602 0UFA 0- 0-
Jake Martin OLB $750,000 $920,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Kyle Emanuel OLB $529,416 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Duke Ejiofor OLB $471,314 $966,315 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Secondary Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Bradley Roby CB $9,312,500 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 0UFA 0-
Eric Murray SS $4,390,625 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 0UFA 0-
Gareon Conley CB $1,892,376 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Vernon Hargreaves CB $1,309,375 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Lonnie Johnson CB $1,182,875 $1,419,450 $1,656,025 0UFA 0-
Justin Reid FS $1,109,871 $1,288,745 0UFA 0- 0-
Michael Thomas SS $887,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Phillip Gaines CB $887,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Cornell Armstrong CB $750,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Keion Crossen CB $750,000 $920,000 0UFA 0- 0-
John Reid CB $733,600 $903,600 $1,018,600 $1,133,600 0UFA
A.J. Moore CB $502,942 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Special Teams Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Ka'imi Fairbairn K $4,750,000 $4,200,000 $4,300,000 $4,400,000 0UFA
Bryan Anger P $2,416,666 $2,916,666 $2,916,668 0UFA 0-
Jon Weeks LS $750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Tashaun Gipson FS $4,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
DeAndre Hopkins WR $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Aaron Colvin CB $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Angelo Blackson DE $625,000 $125,000 0- 0- 0-
Martinas Rankin C $450,634 0- 0- 0- 0-
D'Onta Foreman RB $189,871 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jaylen Watkins CB $150,000 $150,000 0- 0- 0-
Julie'n Davenport LT $146,605 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brent Qvale RT $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jon Weeks LS $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Xavier Crawford CB $123,426 0- 0- 0- 0-
Nate Hall LB $77,882 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Owens S $77,882 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Thomas TE $73,719 $29,602 0- 0- 0-
Dylan Stapleton TE $73,430 $3,334 0- 0- 0-
C.J. Prosise RB $72,529 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Simmons WR $58,333 $16,667 0- 0- 0-
Auzoyah Alufohai DT $51,666 $13,334 0- 0- 0-
Jermaine Kelly CB $50,388 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Owens S $48,105 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dwayne Harris WR $48,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Glasgow DT $42,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alex McGough QB $42,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Scottie Phillips RB $35,882 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Walter Palmore DT $26,666 0- 0- 0- 0-
Cordel Iwuagwu G $16,800 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Simmons WR $16,800 $16,667 0- 0- 0-
Cordel Iwuagwu G $13,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
C.J. Prosise RB $12,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jan Johnson LB $11,666 $3,334 0- 0- 0-
Jerald Hawkins T $8,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Cordel Iwuagwu G $8,400 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Scottie Phillips RB $8,400 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Damarea Crockett RB $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Johnnie Dixon WR $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Chris Johnson S $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Drew Lewis DT $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
D.J. Coker C $5,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Malcolm Pridgeon T $5,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jamal Davis OLB $4,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jesse Aniebonam OLB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Derrick Baity CB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Karan Higdon RB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tyron Johnson WR $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Vyncint Smith WR $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Scottie Phillips RB $3,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Jamir Jones LB $1,666 $3,334 0- 0- 0-
Elex Woodworth G $1,333 $2,667 0- 0- 0-
Javier Edwards DT $1,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Trevor Daniel P $667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Johnny Dwight DE $667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Austin Exford S $667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ira Lewis DT $334 $167 0- 0- 0-
Ira Lewis DT $166 $167 0- 0- 0-