Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins Leaves 1st Day Of Training Camp In Holdout For New Contract
On Saturday, it was reported that Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins left training camp and is seeking a new contract, according to ESPN’s Tania Ganguli.
Per me and @AdamSchefter, unhappy with his contract, Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins has left camp. Holdout underway. Texans aren’t negotiating.
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) July 30, 2016
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Hopkins didn’t leave. He never reported to camp in the first place and is now subject to fines for each missed day.
Update: Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins did not report to training camp. He now will be subject to fines of $40,000 for each day missed.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 30, 2016
Hopkins is likely looking for a new contract that will get him around $14 million a year and $35-$40 million guaranteed.