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Texans reach a 5 year deal with offensive tackle Derek Newton

newtonESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Texans have reached an agreement on a five-year contract with OT Derek Newton.

Adam Schefter    @AdamSchefter
Texans reached a 5-year agreement with Derek Newton, per league source.

This is great news for the Texans, and bad news for the Redskins who had called and expressed interest in Newton. If anything the call might have helped the situation.

taniaganguli Tania Ganguli
Newton’s contract will include $10 million in guarantees and around $13 million in the first two years of the 5 year deal. #Texans

RapSheet Ian Rapoport
Big numbers for #Texans OT Derek Newton: 5 years at $26.5M with $10M guaranteed. $13.75M in first 2 years and $17M in first 3 years

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