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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
RTC: Details of Robert Mathis' deal

By Paul Kuharsky
ESPN.com

Reading the coverage…

Houston Texans

Arian Foster had his knee scoped last week and passed a physical before signing his new five-year contract, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Ex-Oilers say they didn’t have any sort of bounty program, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Lance Zierlein, the Chronicle blogger, likes the job Texans Rick Smith is doing right now.

Indianapolis Colts

Robert Mathis’ contract is for four years and $36 million, says Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star. “It includes a $15 million signing bonus, guarantees Mathis $17 million in the first year and pays him $24 million over the first two years.”

Chappell takes on some questions including the likelihood that the Colts would find a way to keep a healthy Peyton Manning.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jags tagged kicker Josh Scobee, but hope to reach a long-term deal with their kicker, says Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union.

Gregg Williams’ style resonated with a couple Jaguars during his one year in Jacksonville, writes Tania Ganguli.

Tennessee Titans

Michael Griffin is going to be motivated by the franchise tag, he told Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.