in spite of Duke Johnson Not in the 2021 photos of Texans, they still have David Johnson In the contract. The former All-Pro’s salary cap has dropped by nearly $3MM compared to 2020.
However, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle pointed out that the Texans still hope to reduce their starting player limit. Entering the final season of his cardinal contract, Johnson will count 8.5 millimeters in the Texans’ total salary in 2021. This number ranks sixth among defenders.
Texans put David Johnson at the core of the deal, and most observers immediately criticized the deal because they bought him in a deal. DeAndre Hopkins To the card.but Nick Caserio Obviously did not participate in the disputed exchange. The new General Motors company has cut some pioneers or major contributors, including Duke Johnson, Nick Martin with JJ Watt -So it would be particularly surprising to see Texans trying to save $6MM by cutting David Johnson.
In his first Texan season, David Johnson accumulated 1,005 yards in 12 games. Johnson spent a lot of time on IR due to a concussion, and his average number of goals scored increased from 3.7 in his last season in Arizona to 4.7 in 2020. Despite entering the NFL in 2015, Johnson will still be 30 years old this year.
According to Wilson, the six-year veteran has a $2.1 million guarantee on his contract and he is interested in continuing his second season in Texas. He may need to agree to a salary cut, although the parties may agree to extend the salary to reduce his 2021 cap.
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