Texans Signing DT Timmy Jernigan To One-Year, $3.75M Deal

     

According to Mark Berman, the Texans have reached a verbal agreement with veteran DT Timmy Jernigan

Jernigan has been with the Eagles for the past few seasons. He provides a boost for Houston’s interior defensive line. 

According to Ian Rapoport, Jernigan receives a one-year deal worth up to $3.75 million with $1.25 million guaranteed. 

Jernigan, 27, is a former second-round pick of the Ravens back in 2014. Baltimore later traded Jernigan and a third-round pick to the Eagles in return for a third-round pick in 2017.

Jernigan was in the final year of his four-year, $4.382 million contract that included $2.126 million guaranteed when the Eagles signed him to a four-year, $48 million extension that included $26 million fully guaranteed in 2017. 

Philadelphia declined Jernigan’s option last year but ended up re-signing him for the 2019 season. 

In 2019, Jernigan appeared in 10 games for the Eagles and recorded 10 tackles and two sacks.

We had him included in our Top 100 Available 2020 Free Agents list.

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