HOUSTON – The Houston Texans have agreed to terms with veteran free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.
According to a report in the Houston Chronicle, Fitzpatrick's deal is for 2 years and $7.5 milllion, $4 million guaranteed.
Fitzpatrick was released by the Titans when they signed Charlie Whitehurst to back-up Jake Locker.
Over his 9 years in the NFL, Fitzpatrick has been with 4 teams (St. Louis, Cincinnati, Buffalo and Tennessee). He had his best year in 2011, when he had a career high in yards, touchdowns and completion percentage.
That same season, he signed a six year, $59 million contract extension including a $10 million signing bonus with the Bills.
In 2013, Fitzpatrick started in 9 games for the Titans and threw for 2,454 yards and 14 touchdowns. He has appeared in 85 games with 77 starts in his career.
With Fitzpatrick, the Texans now have 4 quarterbacks on the roster including Matt Schaub, TJ Yates and Case Keenum.