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Ed Reed's Contract: The Numbers Revealed

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You know Ed Reed signed a three year, $15 million deal with the Houston Texans. What you didn't know, until now, is how the numbers are spread out over that deal. Thanks to Spotrac, that question has been answered.

Year 1 of Ed Reed's deal with the Texans is awfully friendly for the organization.
Year 1 of Ed Reed's deal with the Texans is awfully friendly for the organization.
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As TDC noted in this post, we know that Ed Reed's contract with your Houston Texans is a three year deal worth $15,000,000.00, with $5,000,000.00 guaranteed. What we didn't know is exactly how Reed's deal with the Texans breaks down over those three years. Thanks to Spotrac, that question has been answered.

The details, contained in that link, are as follows:

CONTRACT:3 yr(s) / $15,000,000 SIGNING BONUS$2,000,000 AVERAGE SALARY$5,000,000 END YEAR:2015 FREE AGENT:2016 / Unrestricted
YEAR BASE S. BONUS MISC. CAP HIT DEAD
2013 1,000,000 1,333,333 1,000,000 3,333,333 5,000,000
2014 4,000,000 1,333,336 - 5,333,336 1,333,334
2015 5,000,000 1,333,338 - 6,333,338 666,668
2016 UFA
  • $5 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2013 base)
  • 2013 Base includes $2M salary advance/3 years
  • 2013 Roster Bonus: $1 million

Seeing that, does your feeling about the Texans signing Ed Reed change one way or another?