Here’s how easy negotiating rookie contracts has become in the NFL.
He’ll make $22.272 million over the first four years of the deal, all guaranteed, with $14.518 million in a signing bonus. The Texans will then have an option for a fifth year.
The vast majority of picks are already under contract, and with the rules being what they are, there’s no reason to stall or drag the process out.
He’s the 18th first-rounder to sign, signalling how simple the process has become.