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Texans | Breaking down Arian Foster's new deal

Houston Texans RB Arian Foster received a $12.5 million signing bonus when he agreed to his five-year, $43.5 million contract earlier this week, according to a league source. His base salary is for $5 million in 2012, and $5.25 million in 2013, with both years guaranteed for skill, injury and salary cap. The contract includes a roster bonus of $406,250 in 2012, with $31,250 for every game that he's active. There are roster bonuses of $500,000 apiece in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 with the same stipulation regarding him being paid $31,250 for every game he's active. His base salaries are $5.75 million in 2014, $6 million in 2015 and $6.5 million in 2016, the final year of his deal.

2012-03-07 18:28:33 | Source: - Aaron Wilson

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