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Justin Houston

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Colts, DE Age: 31 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#70 overall), 2011 College: Georgia Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)

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  • Current Contract

    Justin Houston signed a 2 year, $24,000,000 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including $18,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2020, Houston will earn a base salary of $8,000,000 and a roster bonus of $1,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,000,000 and a dead cap value of $4,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $18,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $18,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $1,000,000 $13,000,000 $14,000,000 $18,500,000 $14,000,000($14,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0

    Potential Out: 2020, 1 yr, $14,000,000; $4,500,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 31 $8,000,000 $1,000,000 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 $9,000,000($23,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $8,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $18.5M guaranteed (2019 salary + 2019 roster bonus + 2020 roster bonus + $3.5M of 2020 salary)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $13M ( guaranteed)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $1M (guaranteed)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2020

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $101,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,500,000
    Average Salary $16,833,333
    Total Guarantees $52,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $32,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2015-2015Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,195,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,195,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,786,248
    Signing Bonus $671,248
    Average Salary $696,562
    Total Guarantees $671,248
    Guaranteed at Signing $671,248
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $671,248 - - - - - $1,046,248
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - $25,000 - - - $490,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - $25,000 - - - $580,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,406,000 - - $25,000 - - - $1,431,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $13,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,400,000 $8,500,000 - $100,000 $7,500,000 - - $23,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,350,000 - - $150,000 - - - $16,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $14,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $15,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $13,000,000 - - - - $14,000,000
    9 seasons $43,301,000 $21,171,248 $13,000,000 $575,000 $7,500,000 - - $85,547,248
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $9,000,000
    $51,301,000 $21,171,248 $14,000,000 $575,000 $7,500,000 - - $94,547,248
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $42,301,000 $21,171,248 - $575,000 $7,500,000 - - $71,547,248
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $13,000,000 - - - - $14,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/16/2012, $7,875

      Excessive group celebration against Cincinnati (CIN)


    • TOTAL: $7,875

  • Transactions

    Mar 21 2019Signed a 2 year $24 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)
    Mar 10 2019Released by Kansas City (KC), clearing $14M of cap space
    Sep 14 2016Converted $7.5M of his 2016 salary into bonus, clearing $6M in cap space with Kansas City (KC)
    Jul 15 2015Signed a 6 year $101 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Mar 2 2015Offered a 1 year $13.195 million franchise tag by Kansas City (KC)
    Aug 4 2011Signed a 4 year $2.78 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Apr 29 2011Drafted by Kansas City (KC) from Cleveland (CLE): Round 3 (#70 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Justin Houston ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 IND 16 16 16 685 66.1 11 44 33 11 2
    2018 KC 12 12 12 719 64.5 9 37 28 9 5 1
    2017 KC 16 15 15 952 86.3 9.5 59 46 13
    2016 KC 9 5 5 295 26.4 4.5 22 20 2 1
    2015 KC 11 11 11 621 57.2 7.5 30 25 5 1 2
    2014 KC 16 16 16 1032 97.5 22 68 59 9 4
    2013 KC 12 11 11 696 62.9 11 44 41 3 1
    2012 KC 16 16 16 993 99.5 10 66 53 13 1 1
    2011 KC 16 16 10 5.5 56 43 8 1
    Totals 124 118 112 5,993 - 90 426 348 73 16 4