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It was widely reported this morning that the Houston Texans and two-twim pro bowl running back Arian Foster has agreed to terms on a new contract to keep him in town for five years. The terms of the deal have now been released and Foster is slated to earn $43.5 million, with $20.75 million guaranteed, $18 million this year and $30 million over the first three years of the deal. Not a bad haul for the most underpaid player in the league the past two seasons. Foster will make more by halftime of week 1 of next season than he made all of 2011. Many believed that the Texans would place the franchise tag on Foster at $7.7 million this year while the team tried to figure out a way to keep free agent defensive end Mario Williams in a Houston uniform for the foreseeable future, but they’ve apparently decided to go another direction. This contract has a few in Texans nation saying they aren’t sure about it, but as a Texans writer, I can tell you, they got a steal. Let me explai...

Texans, Foster agree to deal

Arian Foster, who led the NFL in rushing two years ago and finished 5th last season, agreed to a new, five year contract with the TexansMonday morning. Sources with knowledge of the talks confirmed the agreement this morning. Foster was scheduled to become a restricted free agent next week. Details of the deal are unknown that this time but the Texans made it clear throughout the...

Arian Foster agrees to 5-year extension

The agent for the Houston Texans running back announced that his client has signed a five-year contract extension with the team.

Arian Agrees to a New Deal

  Early Monday morning the Houston Texans and restricted free agent Arian Foster agreed on a new 5-year deal worth $43.5 million dollars with $20.75 of that guaranteed. The first three years of the deal is worth $30 million according the NFL Networks Jason LaCanfora. Arian Foster’s agent Mike McCartney tweeted this early Monday morning “Congrats to @ArianFoster for agreeing...

Foster among NFL's elite running backs

Running backs are replaceable, they say. If you are (a) alive and (b) near another human, there is a 10 percent chance someone is saying that to you at this very moment. It is a thing people love to say. Just plug in another running back. How hard can it be? Can you find a young man between 5-foot-7 and 6-2 who weighs between 190 and 250 pounds and can run reasonably fast? Well...

Foster Gets 5-year Deal

The Houston Texans and Running Back Arian Foster agreed on a five-year, $43.5 million contract, that includes $20.75 million in guarantees. The 25 year-old RB will make $18 million in 2012 but in the remaining four years of the deal, Foster will get $8.7 million annually. Fantasy Spin: Fosters story is quite remarkable, he went from being an un-drafted Free Agent to one of the most...

Arian Foster’s Agent Tweets News of Extension

According to a tweet from Arian Foster’s agent, Mike McCartney, the All-Pro running and social media sports star has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Houston Texans. “Congrats to @ArianFoster for agreeing to a 5 year contract with the @HoustonTexans! Arian has showed tremendous class the last couple years,” McCartney tweeted on Monday....Read the Rest...

Arian Foster Signs Five Year Contract Extension With Texans

HOUSTON, MARCH 5- In a move that could signal the franchise tag being placed on defensive end Mario Williams, the Houston Texans have agreed to a five-year contract extension with RB Arian Foster according to NFL.Com. Foster started the 2011-2012 season with a bit of controversy after he “tweeted” a MRI of his injured hamstring. Please click the link to read the rest of this...

Houston Texans Reach Deal with RB Arian Foster

The Houston Texans have reached a deal with running back Arian Foster, according to multiple sources. Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Texans have signed Foster to a five year contract, although the terms have yet to be released. Foster probably would have designated with the team’s franchise tag today had they not come to an agreement, as the deadline for...

Texans lock up Arian Foster with five-year deal

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Houston Texans have signed running back Arian Foster to a five-year extension. Foster will make a total of $43.5 million over five years, with $20.75 guaranteed, $40 million in the first three years of the contract and $18 million in 2012. Foster tore apart the NFL in 2010 and quickly became one of the NFL premiere running backs.  He had...

Texans sign Arian Foster to five-year deal

The Houston Texans locked up Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster to a five-year contract, according to his agent, Mike McCartney. The deal is worth $43.5 million and includes nearly $21 million in guaranteed money, per a league source. It includes a $12.5 million signing bonus and a $30 million payout over the first three years.

It’s NFL Tagging Time

Ever since it’s inception in 2007, the franchise tag has been applied to some of the best players in the NFL. It’s an easy way for teams to keep their stars for at least one more year, without having to sign them to a long-term deal. Teams and players are then able to take the franchise tag year to work out a longer deal if possible. Some players don’t take too kindly to the...

Division Roundup: AFC South – March 5th, 2012

Houston Texans The Texans made waves this morning by announcing that two-time pro bowl running back Arian Foster had agreed to terms on a new five year contract. Many expected him to be franchise tagged as the team struggles with being up against the cap and trying to bring back a plethora of free agents that include Mario Williams, Chris Myers and Mike Brisiel among...
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