HOUSTON (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Houston Texans.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal had not been signed. Multiple media reports said the agreement was for six years and $100 million, with $51.8 million guaranteed and a $10 million signing bonus.
Watt had two years left on his contract that was due to pay him $1.9 million this year and just under $7 million in 2015. He expressed his desire for a new contract last month as the Texans were practicing with the Denver Broncos.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay must submit to drug testing for a year after pleading guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated stemming from his arrest after a traffic stop in March.
The 55-year-old Irsay admitted to a Hamilton County judge that he was under the influence of the painkillers oxycodone and hydrocodone when he was arrested March 16 near his home in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel.
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't surprised Brian Hoyer beat out Johnny Manziel for the starting quarterback job with the Cleveland Browns.
Hoyer spent some time with the Steelers practice squad two years ago before moving on to Cleveland, where he played well in 2013 until a knee injury ended his season. Hoyer edged out Manziel for the top spot on the depth chart heading into Sunday's opener in Pittsburgh, though Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says the team expects to see Manziel at some point.
ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams have signed 10 players to their practice squad. As expected, Michael Sam was not among them.
The Rams added two each at linebacker, offensive line, wide receiver and safety Monday, fortifying needy positions. Sam starred at defensive line for Missouri, but coach Jeff Fisher said the defensive line was the strongest group on the team.