The Houston Texans have reached a long-term contract with franchise quarterback Deshaun Watson, per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Watson agreed to a four-year extension worth an average annual base salary of $39 million a year, making him the second-highest paid quarterback in football, behind only Patrick Mahomes. Watson will receive a $27 million signing bonus and the total value of the four-year deal will be approximately $160 million, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Including his 2021 salary under the fifth-year option, Watson is set to make $177.54 million with nearly $111 million in guarantees over the next five years.
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