Ka’imi Fairbairn Contract: Salary, Cap Hit & Potential Extension

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Houston Texans place kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn (7) kicks a field goal during the first half of an NFL football game between the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Indianapolis.
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Mar 30, 2023, 2:38 PM

Overlooked by many, Ka’imi Fairbairn is one of the premier kickers in the league. He is the fifth highest-paid player at his position.

The 29-year-old is entering the final year of his contract but likely will get a solid new contract when the time comes.

Ka’imi Fairbairn Salary

Ka’imi Fairbairn inked a four-year deal with the Texans on March 10, 2020. It was worth $17,650,000 and included a $3,000,000 signing bonus, with $9,000,000 guaranteed. His contract had an annual average salary of $4,412,500.

In 2023, the kicker will earn a base salary of $3,650,000, with a signing bonus of $750,000.

Ka’imi Fairbairn Cap Hit

Ka’imi Fairbairn will carry a cap hit of $5,657,500 in 2023. His contract has a dead cap value of $2,007,500.

Ka’imi Fairbairn Potential Extension

The 29-year-old should be in line for a solid next contract coming off the best statistical season of his career. 

Fairbairn deserves to get paid as one of the higher-paid kickers.

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