The Houston Texans restructured running back David Johnson’s agreement, which currently will be worth up to $6 million out of 2021, including $4.25 million completely guaranteed at signing.
Johnson may have been a salary-cap casualty if he had not rebuilt his agreement.
Johnson would have been owed almost $9 million of every 2021, of which just $2.1 million was ensured, prior to agreeing to the restructured deal.
Houston traded for Johnson in March 2020 out of an arrangement that sent wide collector DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals.
Johnson ran for 691 yards and six scores keep going season on 147 conveys. He played in just 12 games, missing three with a blackout and one while he was on the hold/COVID-19 list.
At the point when the Texans traded for Johnson a year prior, the arrangement was finished by previous senior supervisor and lead trainer Bill O’Brien, who was terminated in October. At that point, Johnson was falling off the least creation of his profession and given the keys to the Houston backfield.
Johnson’s best season came in 2016, for the Cardinals, when he was chosen to his lone Pro Bowl and was a first-group All Pro in the wake of setting profession outperforms in hurrying yards (1,239), surging scores (16), gatherings (80), accepting yards (879) and yards from scrimmage (2,118, which drove the NFL).
The Texans released pass-catching running back Duke Johnson a week ago.