Former Cardinals' safety Tyrann Mathieu has reportedly reached an agreement with the Texans for a one-year deal.
Former Cardinals' safety Tyrann Mathieu has reached an agreement with the Texans for a one-year deal, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The deal is worth $7 million, according to Schefter.
Arizona released Mathieu after the two sides couldn't agree on a new contract.
He due a $5 million roster bonus and another $13 million in guarantees on 2018 and 2019 salaries if he stayed on the team. Mathieu said the team asked him to take a pay cut.
The 25-year-old was a 2013 third-round pick, and he has 11 interceptions and four sacks in 66 games. In 2015, he was named to the Pro Bowl and the NFL All-Pro Team. Last season, he had 78 combined tackles, one sack and two interceptions.
He tore his left ACL in 2013 and his right one in 2015.