Denico Autry

Houston Texans, Defensive Tackle
Age: 34-17d (Jul 15, 1990)
Exp: 11 Years
Country: US
College: Mississippi State
Drafted: Undrafted, OAK, 2014
Agent(s): Rodney Edwards (Innovative Sports Management)
2024 Cap Hit

$6,500,000

2024 Cash

$11,000,000

Career Earnings

$42,221,948

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Denico Autry signed a 2 year , $20,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $10,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2024, Autry will earn a base salary of $4,500,000 and a signing bonus of $6,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,500,000 and a dead cap value of $10,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $20,000,000
Average Salary:
$10,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$10,500,000
Total GTD:
$10,500,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 34 $6,500,000 2.55% $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $10,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $11,000,000; $4,500,000 DEAD CAP
2025 35 $10,500,000 3.84% $9,000,000 $20,000,000 $4,500,000
2026 36
Void
UFA
$3,000,000 1.03% - - $3,000,000
2027
Void
$1,500,000 0.48% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 34 $4,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $6,500,000 2.55% $10,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $11,000,000; $4,500,000 DEAD CAP
2025 35 $8,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $10,500,000 3.84% $4,500,000
2026 36
Void
UFA
- $1,500,000 - $3,000,000 1.03% $3,000,000
2027
Void
- $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 0.48% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 34 $4,500,000 $6,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $10,000,000
2025 35 $8,500,000 - $9,000,000 $20,000,000 $10,000,000 $9,000,000
2026 36
Void
- - - - - -
2027 37
Void
- - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $10.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 Free Agent

Denico Autry signed a 3 year , $21,500,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,166,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $21,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,166,667
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$9,000,000
Total GTD:
$9,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2020

Denico Autry signed a 3 year , $17,800,000 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including $6,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,933,333.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $17,800,000
Average Salary:
$5,933,333
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$6,500,000
Total GTD:
$6,500,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2017-2017

Denico Autry signed a 1 year , $1,797,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including an average annual salary of $1,797,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,797,000
Average Salary:
$1,797,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2016-2016

Denico Autry signed a 1 year , $600,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including an average annual salary of $600,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $600,000
Average Salary:
$600,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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2014-2015

Denico Autry signed a 2 year , $930,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including an average annual salary of $465,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $930,000
Average Salary:
$465,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2016 / ERFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$42,221,948

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 24
Active
Retained
$247,058
$44,100
$247,058
$291,158
2015 25
Active
$706,872
$998,030
2016 26
Active
$600,000
$1,598,030
2017 27
Active
$1,797,000
$3,395,030
2018 28
Active
$6,875,000
$10,270,030
2019 29
Active
$4,906,250
$15,176,280
2020 30
Active
$5,780,982
$20,957,262
2021 31
Active
$7,511,754
$28,469,016
2022 32
Active
$6,502,932
$34,971,948
2023 33
Active
$7,250,000
$42,221,948
Total      
$42,221,948
$42,221,948
2024 34
Active
$11,000,000
2025 35
Active
$9,000,000
Total
$62,221,948
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
24
$247,058
$44,100
$247,058
$44,100
$247,058
$291,158
2015
25
$510,000
$196,872
$706,872
$998,030
2016
26
$600,000
$600,000
$1,598,030
2017
27
$1,797,000
$1,797,000
$3,395,030
2018
28
$3,000,000
$3,875,000
$6,875,000
$10,270,030
2019
29
$3,500,000
$1,406,250
$4,906,250
$15,176,280
2020
30
$5,300,000
$406,250
$74,732
$5,780,982
$20,957,262
2021
31
$1,100,000
$6,000,000
$411,754
$7,511,754
$28,469,016
2022
32
$6,150,000
$352,932
$6,502,932
$34,971,948
2023
33
$6,750,000
$7,250,000
$42,221,948
Total
$28,998,158
$6,000,000
$6,452,186
$271,604
$42,221,948
$42,221,948
2024
34
$4,500,000
$6,000,000
$11,000,000
2025
35
$8,500,000
$9,000,000
Total
$41,998,158
$12,000,000
$6,452,186
$271,604
$62,221,948

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,198,158 - - - - $196,872 $3,395,030
3 $11,800,000 - $5,687,500 - - $74,732 $17,562,232
3 $14,000,000 $6,000,000 $764,686 - - - $21,264,686

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 IND 11 - 12 COVID-19
2021 TEN 17 - 17 COVID-19
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 2 year $20 million contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 3 year $21.5 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
  • Jan 18, 2019 Fined $13,368 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 14, 2018 Signed a 3 year $17.8 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)
  • Mar 08, 2017 Assigned a 1 year $1.797 million tender by Oakland (OAK)
  • Mar 09, 2016 Signed a contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • Aug 30, 2014 Waived by Oakland (OAK)
  • May 21, 2014 Signed a 3 year $1.53 million contract with Oakland (OAK)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Jan 18, 2019 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC) $13,368
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 TEN 17 14 730 67.60 12 50 30 20 2
2022 TEN 12 8 532 45.50 8 27 17 10 2
2021 TEN 17 11 709 64.70 9 31 25 6
2020 IND 14 13 631 62.40 8 33 20 13
2019 IND 14 14 631 60.80 4 32 20 12 1
2018 IND 12 11 552 65.90 9 37 28 9 2
2017 OAK 16 3 592 56.90 5 36 23 13
2016 OAK 16 7 690 65.80 3 29 22 7
2015 OAK 14 8 685 59.40 3 22 20 2
2014 OAK 10 131 19.30 13 7 4

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 1 years, $11,688,677
  • Avg. Salary: $11,688,677
  • NFL Rank: 191
  • DT Rank: 20

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2026
  • Avg. Salary: $10,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 213
  • DT Rank: 27

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Denico Autry to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Cameron Jordan 2 $27,917,647 $13,958,824 34
DeMarcus Lawrence 3 $40,000,000 $13,333,333 29
Jarran Reed 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 30
Jerry Hughes 2 $10,000,000 $5,000,000 33
Averages 2 $21,729,412 $9,198,039 31.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Autry's current age (34), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
1 $10,897,517 $10,897,517

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Autry statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Cameron Jordan
2021-2022
94.12 2.44 0.66 2.44 1.59 79.10
DeMarcus Lawrence
2020-2021
69.70 2.17 0.41 2.17 2.35 89.85
Jarran Reed
2021-2022
100.00 1.53 0.15 1.41 1.03 54.30
Jerry Hughes
2020-2021
96.97 0.84 0.20 0.84 2.56 73.35
Average 90.20 1.75 0.36 1.72 1.88 74.15
Denico Autry
2022-2023
87.88 1.62 0.67 1.69 2.41 72.25
Pct Change -2.57 -7.43 86.11 -1.74 28.19 -2.56
Median Prime % Change -2.15%
Average Prime % Change 16.67%

Calculated Market Value: Denico Autry

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
1 years, $11,688,677 $11,688,677
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