Derek Newton back to Texans on five-year deal

The Houston Texans have reached a five-year, $26.5 million contract that includes $10 million guaranteed, according to a league source. Newton has started 46 games over the past three years. A right tackle, Newton is known for his run-blocking. Newton is a former seventh-round draft pick. He was scheduled to become a free agent. The Washington Redskins were interested in Newton if he hadn't re-signed with the Texans. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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