Texans sign Whitney Mercilus to four-year, $26 million extension

The Houston Texans have signed outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus to a four-year, $26 million contract extension, according to a source. The deal includes $10.5 million guaranteed. Mercilus has 18 sakcs in three NFL seasons. Mercilus is regarded as an improved player. 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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