Source: J.J. Watt restructured contract, lowered cap figure by $8 million down to $13.969 million

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt restructured his $100 million contract, converting his $10 million guaranteed roster bonus into a signing bonus for salary-cap reasons. His salary-cap figure for this year is down to $13.969 million, $8 million lower than his original $21.969 million. The original deal included $97.969 million in cash with $51.876 million guaranteed. He still makes the same amount of money for 2015, including a fully guaranteed $9.969 million. His salary-cap figure for 2016 is $14.5 million and his base salary is $10.5 million. In 2017, his salary-cap figure is $14.5 million and his base salary is $10.5 million.
In 2018, his salary-cap figure is $15 million and his base salary is $11 million.
In 2019, his salary-cap figure is $15 million and his base salary is $13 million.
In 2020, his salary-cap figure is $15.5 million and his base salary is $15.5 million.
In 2012, his salary-cap figure is $17.5 million and his base salary is $17.5 million.
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