clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

2017 Houston Texans Salary Cap Update: Still Tons Of Cap Space

New, comments

They’re just saving for a rainy day.

NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans
Sio Moore once hurt Ryan Mallett, you know.
Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Although your Houston Texans were rather quiet—in much the same way a mausoleum is—in free agency, the organization did make a handful of moves long after the initial, secondary, and tertiary waves of annual player movement ended. At the time, we weren’t privy to the terms of the contracts they gave Breno Giacomini, Sio Moore, and Dres Anderson, but Aaron Wilson has the details now.

First, here are the terms of Houston’s deal with Giacomini, who they brought in a little more than a month ago.

And here’s what the Texans are on the hook for when it comes to Moore and Anderson, both of whom were signed shortly after the team parted ways with Keith Mumphery and Max Bullough:

What does it all mean for the Texans’ cap situation? As usual, Troy is all over it.

According to Troy’s calculations, the Texans currently have $31,334,970.00 in cap space. Surely the inevitable DeAndre Hopkins extension will be announced before training camp, right?