Report: Texans, Tunsil talking multi-year extension
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The Houston Texans and left tackle Laremy Tunsil have begun negotiations for a multi-year contract extension, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson.

The Texans' preliminary offer to Tunsil is worth $18.5 million per season, according to the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson. However, Tunsil's counteroffer to Houston was reportedly significantly higher.

The proposed deal from the Texans would make Tunsil the highest-paid offensive tackle in the league, passing Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson's $18 million annual salary. Indianapolis Colts veteran Anthony Castonzo set a new bar for left tackles at $16.5 million prior to the start of free agency.

The Texans traded two first-round picks and a second-rounder to the Miami Dolphins for Tunsil last August. The 25-year-old is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is set to earn $10.35 million.

Report: Texans, Tunsil talking multi-year extension
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