The Texans are holding linebacker Benardrick McKinney round for some time.
According to NFL Media, Houston has signed the 2015 second-round decide to a five-year extension value $50 million.
The #Texans have locked up standout LB Benardrick McKinney to a 5-year contract extension value $50M, sources mentioned. He will get $21M assured. This was a precedence for the offseason, holding a defensive stalwart on the books. 💰💰💰
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 15, 2018
He will get $21 million assured.
McKinney had one yr left on his four-year, $5.35 million rookie deal.
The 25-year-old led the Texans in solo (62) and complete tackles (95) in 2017. He has led the staff every of the final two years in tackles totaling 129 in 2016.
Houston has not introduced the phrases of the deal as of but, however they did announce the extension.
— Texans PR (@TexansPR) June 15, 2018