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Houston Texans - Benardrick McKinney signs contract extension

Also signed 2018 third-round draft pick T Martinas Rankin

June 14, 2018 - 8:01 pm

HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) - The Houston Texans announced the contract extension of LB Benardrick McKinney. The Texans did not disclose the terms of the contract.

But ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that it's a 5-year, $50 million contact extension that includes $21 million guaranteed.


“Bernardrick plays a key role in our defense and has been highly productive, but more importantly he is a core player who has developed into a team leader within our program,” said Texans General Manager Brian Gaine. “We are excited to have him a part of our long term future here at the Texans.”

The fourth-year linebacker has produced 282 total tackles and 9 sacks.

The Texans also announced they have signed OL Martinas Rankin today and have now signed all eight members of the 2018 NFL Draft class.