Texans restructured Andre Johnson’s contract

According to Tania Ganguli of ESPN.com,  in order for the Texans to sign linebacker Brian Cushing to his new six-year extension,  Andre Johnson agreed to restructure his contract.

In order to free the salary-cap space to sign Cushing, the team restructured receiver Andre Johnson’s deal to reduce a $10.5 million salary this year to $5 million in base salary and $5.5 million in bonuses, a league source said.