Under the new rookie wage scale, each team has a designated amount to spend on its rookies. The formula to come up with that amount is based on the number of picks and where those picks were taken in the draft. According to John Clayton of ESPN the Texans rookie pool is $5.6M to sign this years 2011 NFL draft picks. Unsure if undrafted rookie free agents salaries come out of this same pool or not but will attempt to find out.
Fellow AFC opponents numbers are as follows:
Jacksonville Jaguars – $4.1M
Indianapolis Colts: – $3.6M
Tennessee Titans – $6.3M
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