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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.

    2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Total Cap Allocations   $202,108,819 $179,310,116 $129,101,861 $52,800,000 $32,000,000
Signed Players   53 26 14 2 1
Quarterbacks   $17,015,000 $40,400,000 $42,400,000 $37,400,000 $32,000,000
Running Backs   $14,930,000
Fullbacks   $875,790 $990,790
Wide Receivers   $26,280,496 $24,218,238 $15,083,238
Tight Ends   $4,913,431 $1,118,051
Offensive Line   $41,934,123 $37,690,198 $22,937,676
Defensive Line   $26,320,056 $7,456,304 $2,528,731
Linebackers   $37,217,786 $38,900,242 $39,608,616 $15,400,000
Secondary   $24,725,471 $21,319,625 $2,143,600
Special Teams   $7,896,666 $7,216,668 $4,400,000
Injured Reserve  
Suspended   $10,253,676
Dead   $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. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Deshaun Watson QB $15,940,000 $40,400,000 $42,400,000 $37,400,000 $32,000,000
Josh McCown QB $1,075,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
David Johnson RB $9,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Duke Johnson RB $5,150,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Scottie Phillips RB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Fullbacks Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Cullen Gillaspia FB $875,790 $990,790 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Brandin Cooks WR $12,000,000 $13,000,000 $14,000,000 0UFA 0-
Randall Cobb WR $10,625,000 $10,250,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Keke Coutee WR $1,102,258 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Isaiah Coulter WR $853,238 $968,238 $1,083,238 0UFA 0-
Chad Hansen WR $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
J'Mon Moore WR $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Darren Fells TE $2,800,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Akins TE $1,110,380 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kahale Warring TE $1,003,051 $1,118,051 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Laremy Tunsil LT $19,400,000 $21,100,000 $21,750,000 0UFA 0-
Nick Martin C $8,750,000 $9,250,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Zach Fulton G $3,750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tytus Howard RT $3,334,241 $3,889,948 0- 0UFA 0-
Senio Kelemete G $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Max Scharping G $1,382,206 $1,612,574 0UFA 0- 0-
Charlie Heck G $957,676 $1,072,676 $1,187,676 0UFA 0-
Beau Benzschawel G $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Hjalte Froholdt G $850,000 $765,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Cohl Cabral C $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
J.J. Watt DE $17,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brandon Dunn DE $4,250,000 $4,250,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Ross Blacklock DT $1,806,236 $2,167,484 $2,528,731 0UFA 0-
Eddie Vanderdoes DT $990,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Charles Omenihu DE $923,820 $1,038,820 0UFA 0- 0-
Andrew Brown DE $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Whitney Mercilus OLB $12,000,000 $14,500,000 $14,000,000 0UFA 0-
Zach Cunningham ILB $11,400,000 $12,900,000 $13,900,000 $15,400,000 0UFA
Benardrick McKinney ILB $8,500,000 $10,250,000 $10,250,000 0UFA 0-
Jonathan Greenard OLB $1,041,869 $1,250,242 $1,458,616 0UFA 0-
Duke Ejiofor OLB $966,315 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Peter Kalambayi ILB $949,602 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jake Martin OLB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nate Hall LB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Curtis Bolton LB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Bradley Roby CB $10,253,676 $11,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Eric Murray SS $6,750,000 $6,750,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Lonnie Johnson CB $1,419,450 $1,656,025 0UFA 0- 0-
Justin Reid FS $1,288,745 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Keion Crossen CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
John Reid CB $903,600 $1,018,600 $1,133,600 0UFA 0-
Brandon Williams CB $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mark Fields CB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Owens S $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Geno Stone SS $780,000 $895,000 $1,010,000 0UFA 0-
 
Special Teams Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Ka'imi Fairbairn K $4,200,000 $4,300,000 $4,400,000 0UFA 0-
Bryan Anger P $2,916,666 $2,916,668 0UFA 0- 0-
Anthony Kukwa LS $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jaylen Watkins CB $150,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Angelo Blackson DE $125,000 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-