A reputable website has reported that Shane Lechler has signed a three-year, $5.5 million deal with your Houston Texans. The deal includes a $1 million signing bonus and will pay Lechler base salaries of $1 million in 2013-14, and $1.750 million in 2014-15 and 2015-16, according to a league source.
Lechler's base salary last season was $3.8 million, making him one of the highest-paid punters in the NFL.
Last year Donnie Jones had the same average yards per punt (47.2), and a better net (40.5 vs 39.0). Lechler is a big name and has a great history, but is this a good deal for Deep Steel Blue?.