Originally Posted by Texian
The Texans in 2013 are only utilizing about 85-88% of the actual fully allotted salary cap because they've restructured so many contracts in recent years past. (mortgaged the future) The other 12-15% has been borrowed from future years. This is a big reason why the Texans depth is so thin because all they can afford is minimums, vet minimums or maybe a tad more.
I do not agree that the Texans depth is any thinner than other teams. No team has an all pro starting 22 with 22 starter caliber backups in today's NFL.