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Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson agrees to 4-year, $160M extension

Deshaun Watson has agreed to a four-year extension with the Houston Texans that includes $39 million in new-money average per year with a $27 million signing bonus, as first reported by John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Watson had two years remaining on his rookie contract if you include the 2021 fifth-year option, which was valued at $17,540,000. In total, he had $18,717,124 in new cash remaining through the 2021 season if you include his $1.17 million 2020 base salary. He is now under contract through the 2025 season, bringing his deal to six total years.