Report: Texans hope to re-sign Clowney, Mathieu

The Houston Texans will reportedly attempt to re-sign edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney and safety Tyrann Mathieu this offseason, according to's Ian Rapoport.

The Texans hope to sign Clowney before the March 6 franchise tag deadline. If a deal is unable to be made, Houston will likely resort to the franchise tag, according to Rapoport.

Clowney's four-year, $22.27-million contract expires after this season. He totaled 47 tackles, nine sacks, and three fumble recoveries in 2018.

Mathieu signed a one-year $7-million deal in March. He provided a much-needed boost to an injury-riddled Texans secondary, totaling 89 tackles, three sacks, and two interceptions this season.

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