NFL free agency: Guard Zach Fulton to sign with Texans

A source told Sporting News that Kansas City’s Zach Fulton will be leaving the Chiefs for the Texans.

One of the NFL’s top free-agent guards is now off the market.

A source told Sporting News that Kansas City’s Zach Fulton will be leaving the Chiefs for the Texans. According to NFL Network, the contract will average about $7.5 million per year. The deal cannot officially be signed until Wednesday at the start of the league’s calendar year.

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Fulton, 26, played multiple positions across Kansas City’s offensive line with 46 starts during the past four seasons after becoming a 2014 sixth-round pick by the Chiefs.

News of Fulton’s agreement comes on the heels of multiple media reports that Carolina guard Andrew Norwell will be signing a five-year, $66.5 million contract with Jacksonville. Norwell’s deal includes $30 million guaranteed, per ESPN.