The Texans have major issues at quarterback, safety, inside linebacker, outside linebacker and on the offensive line.
They need to take full advantage of the draft to address key positions of need, but that will not be enough. The Texans have enough holes that they must explore the free-agent market and make several impact signings.
The Texans, though, are wading in an extremely poor cap situation right now, and they hardly have enough money to re-sign their own free agents.
In order for the Texans to succeed this offseason, they must carefully choose whom to cut, whom to keep and whom to let walk in free agency.
Here are five significant players to whom the Texans must wave farewell this offseason.