Source: Texans signing Cory Littleton to one-year, $2.7 million deal

The Texans are signing veteran linebacker Cory Littleton to a one-year, $2.7 million contract with a base value of $2.2 million, according to a league source.

The deal includes $500,000 in incentives and a $1.3 million salary and has a base value of $2.2 million for the former Las Vegas Rams Pro Bowl selection and second-team All-Pro, according to a league source.

LIttleton, 29, is a former Los Angeles Rams Pro Bowl selection and second-team All-Pro who has also played for the Las Vegas Raiders.

Littleton, 29, played last season for the Carolina Panthers. He started seven of 15 games last season and recorded 47 tackles, a half-sack and two passes defensed.

A former undrafted free agent from Washington, Littleton has made 542 career tackles, 27 for losses, 9 1/2 sacks, six interceptions, three forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries.

Littleton was voted to the 2019 Pro Bowl for the Rams. He had a career-high 134 tackles with four sacks, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and returned an interception for a touchdown.

After that breakthrough season, Littleton signed a three-year, $36 million contract with the Las Vegas Raiders.

Aaron Wilson is a contributor to Sports Talk 790.

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