Texans Agree To Terms With Jones, Butler, Leinart
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After rumors that he had signed with the Seattle Seahawks died, the Texans have agreed to terms to resign quarterback Matt Leinart to continue to play behind quarterback Matt Schaub.
Leinart’s new contract is a two-year deal worth $5.5 million with $3.75 million in guaranteed money, according to a Tweet by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Texans have also agreed to deals with wide receiver Jacoby Jones and left tackle Rashad Butler.
Jones, who serves as a No. 2 or 3 receiver, has agreed to a three-year contract worth $10.5 million with $3.5 million in guaranteed money.
Butler, who started in four games last season during Duane Brown’s suspension, agreed to a two-year deal worth $3.8 million. He also receives a $1.25 million signing bonus.
Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach has yet to receive a new deal.
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