The Houston Texans and tight end Owen Daniels agreed to a four-year, $22 million contract Thursday, according to a league source.
The Texans on Wednesday offered a first-round tender to Daniels, who was a restricted free agent.
The contract is front-loaded, according to sources, with roughly $13 million coming in the first two years. Daniels is in the process of taking a physical, then will sign the deal.
Daniels, 28, made the Pro Bowl after the 2008 season, when he caught 70 passes for 862 yards and two touchdowns.