Re: Texans' Cap space......and the rest of the League
Originally Posted by infantrycak
Folks are missing a big piece of the equation and you have hit on it. Starting last year, but determined on a four year span rather than annually, teams must spend 89% of the salary cap IN CASH not cap hit. So if the caps for 2013-16 are $120, $125, $130 and $135 (total $510 mil) then the teams must spend $453.9 mil in cash over that time period.
The whole cap versus cash thing does make this whole equation a little more difficult to wrap your arms around.
Nothing is impossible, it just costs more.