Texans LB Benardrick McKinney Out For Season With Shoulder Injury


Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that Texans inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney will undergo shoulder surgery and is out for the remainder of the season.

Benardrick McKinney

The Texans will place McKinney on injured reserve in the coming days.

McKinney, 27, is a former second-round pick of the Texans back in 2015. He was in the final year of his four-year, $5.3 million contract when he agreed to a five-year, $50 million extension with $21 million guaranteed with Houston back in 2018. 

McKinney stands to make base salaries of $7 million and $8.75 million over the next two years of the agreement.

In 2020, McKinney appeared in four games for the Texans and recorded 37 tackles, no sacks and a pass defense.

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