Texans sign Johnathan Joseph to three-year, $22.5 million deal

The Houston Texans signed veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph to a three-year, $22.5-million contract today that includes $11.5 million guaranteed. Joseph signed a five-year, $48.75 million contract in 2011 and was entering the final year of his contract. He's due a $7 million base salary this year. He's due $6.5 million in 2016 and $6.75 million in 2017. He has $500,000 total in per-game active roster bonuses each year. Joseph, who was entering the last year of the five-year, $48.75 million contract he signed as a free agent in 2011, gets $11.5 million guaranteed. 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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