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Whitney Mercilus | Linebacker | #59

Team: Houston Texans
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/21/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 258
College: Illinois
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (26) / HOU
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Texans signed OLB Whitney Mercilus to a four-year, $26 million contract extension through 2019.
It contains $10.8 million guaranteed, including a $5.25 million signing bonus. The 26th overall pick in the 2012 draft, the Texans declined Mercilus' fifth-year team option and instead locked him up through his age-29 season. Mercilus has been a bit of a disappointment in the sack department, registering 18 sacks through 47 games, but he's coming off a great year against the run. Mon, May 4, 2015 06:43:00 PM

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Career Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2012HOU16205256.0172.8000102100000
2013HOU163314477.0365.1000000000000
2014HOU153119505.0306.0000002100000
2015HOU1632205212.0594.9000101200000

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