Latest Salary Cap Breakdown for the Houston Texans

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Latest Salary Cap Breakdown for the Houston Texans
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For many fans of the NFL, free agency is a time of great excitement. New, tantalizing players can be signed, and slumping franchises can suddenly turn into contenders. For the Houston Texans, however, the rigid, seemingly evil salary cap makes life during free agency hell.

The Texans are currently $12.9 million under the cap, leaving them with very little money to spend in free agency this offseason. In fact, it is quite likely that the Texans will be unable to address any needs at all in free agency; they simply do not have the money.

Several key free agents are up for new contracts, and the Texans will be forced to spend the majority of their cap space on them.

Think the Texans can manage to maneuver through this miserable cap situation? It's very possible, but they will need to make the correct moves to ensure team growth and free up cap space for future offseasons.

Here is how the Texans must manage their dreadful cap situation this free-agency season.


(All salary cap statistics courtesy of

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