Extension Candidate – Brandon Brooks

Today I am examining a possible contract extension for starting left guard Brandon Brooks.  Houston has a history of trying to lock up their core players in the offseason prior to the player’s final contract year (Watt, Cushing, Mercilus).  Before we get started I would like to include my opinion …

Team Transaction – May 21st, 2015

May 21st, 2015: Houston Texans released veteran tackle Tyson Clabo.  Clabo was due a $900,000 salary and $300,000 worth of pre-game roster bonus money.  The team will take on $100,000 in dead money as a result of this release.  Clabo was active for 16 games during the 2014 season.  Clabo …

Team Transactions – May 11th & May 12th

May 11th, 2015 The team processed the following transactions: Released – DJ Swearinger resulting in $459,564 in dead money. Released – Jake Cotton resulting in $7,000 in dead money. Released/Injured – James Rouse resulting in $6,000 in dead money. Signed – Mack Brown (terms not available yet). Signed – Corey …

Whitney Mercilus Extension

Per multiple reports the Houston Texans have given LB Whitney Mercilus a 4 year extension worth a reported $25 million.  The extension includes a $5.25 million signing bonus and a total of $10.8 million in guaranteed money.  On face value this looks like a $6.25 million per year extension with …