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Hopkins finally gets his new deal

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

DeAndre Hopkins has cashed in and will be paid like one of the top wide receivers in the NFL. He has received a five-year, $81 million deal.

His new extension, which he has been trying to get dating back to last season, will include $49 million in guaranteed money. This new deal will start after the 2017 season, which is the final year left of his deal.

DeAndre Hopkins (Getty Images)

DeAndre Hopkins (Getty Images)

The former Clemson player was the 27th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. In his first four-years in the league, he has had 4,487 receiving yards, including a career-high 1,521 yards in 2015 with 23 touchdowns.

While Hopkins has been putting up good-to-elite numbers, the Texans have had a revolving door at the quarterback position. Now, the team is hoping that once Deshaun Watson takes over for Tom Savage, he’ll be the team’s long-term answer at the position.

Hopkins has not missed a game in his career — and he has also started every game in his career. Last season, with Brock Osweiler and Savage as the quarterbacks, he had 78 receptions for 954 yards last season.

Since Hopkins was drafted, the Texans have started eight different signal-callers. Watson was the Texans’ first-round pick this year and the team is hoping for great things together, as the two will be together through the 2022 season.

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