The Texans have restructured Laremy Tunsil‘s top-market tackle contract, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle notes. This will create $10.1M in cap space for the rebuilding team.
Tunsil’s 2021 base salary will drop to $990K, with the funds being transferred to a $15.1M signing bonus, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The highly paid left tackle’s deal still runs through the 2023 season.
Despite being in clear rebuilding mode, with Deshaun Watson‘s murky status with the team making the stage of that rebuild somewhat uncertain, the Texans have been active in free agency and on the trade market.