Texans have $8.4 million under cap after Brandon Weeden signing

The Texans are $8.467 million under the NFL salary-cap limit of $155.27 million following their two-year, $4 million contract for quarterback Brandon Weeden, according to NFL Players Association records.

Weeden’s contract includes nonguaranteed base salaries of $800,000 and $1.55 million. He has a guaranteed roster bonus of $450,000 and a per-game active roster bonus of up to $600,000 annually.

The Texans had $42 million in salary-cap space before the free agency signing period when they engaged in a major spending spree.

Their salary-cap figure includes a $72 million deal for quarterback Brock Osweiler, $28 million for offensive guard Jeff Allen, $26 million for running back Lamar Miller, $5.75 million for center Tony Bergstrom and $1.8 million for punter Shane Lechler.

The Texans carried over a surplus of $1.637 million in salary-cap space from last year.

Click through the gallery above to see the Texans’ salary-cap commitments for the 2016 league year.


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