Maliek Collins Contract: Salary, Cap Hit, Potential Extension

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Houston Texans defensive lineman Maliek Collins (96) during pregame warmups before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, January 1, 2023, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)
(AP Photo/Matt Patterson)
BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Apr 03, 2023, 5:50 PM

Maliek Collins is entering the final year of his contract with the Houston Texans.

The 27-year-old is coming off the best season of his career, recording 27 solo tackles with ten assists and 3.5 sacks.

Maliek Collins Salary

Maliek Collins inked a two-year $17,000,000 contract with the Texans on March 15, 2022. It included a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. 

In 2023, Collins will earn a base salary of $7,250,000 with a $1,500,000 signing bonus.

Maliek Collins Cap Hit

The defensive tackle’s contract will carry a cap hit of $9,852,941 and a dead cap value of $5,500,000.

Maliek Collins Potential Extension

Maliek Collins is already one of the 20 highest-paid players in his position but is in for an even bigger contract in 2024 as a free agent.

In the prime of his career and showing no signs of slowing down, Collins can complement any defense he is added to. He will easily command $10,000,000 a year if he can stay healthy.

 

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