Notebook: Wes Welker at home with the Texans, training camp schedule and more.
Breno Giacomini’s Contract Terms Known
It typically takes time for contract terms to emerge but Texans right tackle Breno Giacomini’s numbers have been released and are a bit higher than expected. The one-year deal has a total value of $2.75 million with $750,000 guaranteed. The base salary of Giacomini is the exact same as potential starter Chris Clark‘s deal, with a pro-rated bonus of $500,000.
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Reading between the lines, Clark is the penciled in right tackle and it is his position to lose. Giacomini was rehabbing his back early through OTAs and did some light work with the team late during mandatory mini-camp, trying to get his back to full strength. The contracts of the two offensive tackles being on equal footing is important heading to camp but the health of Giacomini will be one thing to watch moving forward when the arrive to West Virginia. The Texans want Giacomini to force competition on Clark and make him elevate his play but the contract numbers indicates that a competition in order.
Texans Schedule in West Virginia
The Texans are heading to West Virginia for training camp for the first time in team history and this has been in the works for some time. Head coach Bill O’Brien and the organization want the team to be fresh for week one as the sports science department continues to gather information on the team. Inside the organization, the Texans felt…
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