Texans signing Jeff Driskel to one-year, $2.5 million deal

The Texans are signing veteran quarterback Jeff Driskel to a one-year, $2.5 million contract, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.

The contract includes achievable incentive clauses.

Driskel chose the Texans over the Jacksonville Jaguars, whom he was scheduled to visit this week, per a source.

Driskel recently visited the Dallas Cowboys.

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A former San Francisco 49ers sixth-round draft pick from Louisiana Tech who began his career at Florida, Driskel has also played for the Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos.

Driskel, 28, has passed for 2,120 career yards, 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He has rushed for 309 yards and three scores.

Driskel tested positive for COVID-19 last season with Denver. He was released in May.

In his only season at Louisiana Tech, he passed for 4,026 yards and 27 touchdowns.

Driskel (6-foot-4, 234 pounds) has run the 40-yard dash in 4.56 seconds.

Driskel receives a $1 million base salary with $500,000 guaranteed for skill, injury and salary cap, a $250,000 signing bonus, up to $500,000 in per-game active roster bonuses and $750,000 in achievable playtime incentives.

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