Houston, we have now a dedication downside. In a stunning flip of occasions, defensive deal with Timmy Jernigan introduced on his Instagram story on Tuesday night time that he won’t be becoming a member of the Houston Texans.

“Guess I’m not goin to Houston, however the present not ova,” the put up learn.

The six-year veteran initially reached a verbal settlement with the Texans final April. Nonetheless, Timmy Jernigan was unable to fly to Houston and get a bodily examination achieved attributable to journey limitations introduced upon by the COVID-19 disaster. Based on his agent Invoice Johnson, the one-year deal was value $3.75 million — $1.25 million of which was assured. 

Earlier within the offseason, Texans head coach and normal supervisor Invoice O’Brien thought of the signing “an enormous get” for the workforce. Regardless of O’Brien’s assertion although, Jernigan was by no means positioned on the workforce web site.

Jernigan was thought of to be an enormous run-stopper coming off a Nationwide Championship with the Florida State Seminoles in 2014. He amassed 91 tackles and 35 quarterback hits taking part in as a defensive deal with in his first three years with the Baltimore Ravens. 

The Ravens traded Jernigan to the Philadelphia Eagles within the 2017 offseason the place he continued to flourish. As a testomony of his spectacular play, Philly signed him to four-year, $48 million extension simply 9 video games into his Eagles profession.

Sadly, Jernigan bumped into some critical again issues and ended up lacking 13 video games in 2018. The Eagles declined his choice in 2019 however later signed Jernigan to a one-year deal. 

A reunion with Philadelphia is taken into account unlikely at this level, with the workforce already stacked of their line of defense.

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