HOUSTON The Houston Texans have signed LS Jon Weeks to a contract extension, it was announced today. Terms of the contract extension were not disclosed.
Since signing with the Texans as a free agent in 2010, Weeks has handled 288 punt, field goal and extra-point snaps for the Texans and played a part in several franchise records on special teams. In 2011, Weeks helped K Neil Rackers set franchise single-season records with 32 field goals made, 38 field goals attempted and 135 points scored, while also snapping all 40 point-after kicking attempts. Weeks also snapped for rookie P Brett Hartmann, who set a franchise record with a 44.4 gross punt average.
In his first season with the team, Weeks snapped on a franchise-record 43 extra-point conversions and helped Rackers tie the franchise single-season mark with 124 points.