The Seattle Seahawks have rewarded star safety Kam Chancellor with the contract extension that he has been hoping for. Plus, two offensive players announced their retirements today and the Houston Texans added a veteran safety.

Chancellor gets contract extension

The Seattle Seahawks and Kam Chancellor have agreed to a three-year, $36 million contract extension, with the star safety receiving $25 million in guaranteed money. Back in 2015, Chancellor held out for the first two games of the season to try to get a new contract. This deal keeps the 29-year-old signed with the team through 2020, as he was entering the last year of his contract before the extension.

Last season, Chancellor played in 12 games for Seattle in the regular season, missing the other four due to a groin injury. He had 81 total tackles, eight passes defended, two interceptions and one forced fumble. In his career, he is a four-time Pro Bowler and has been selected to the AP All-Pro 2nd team twice.

Clady announces retirement

Veteran left tackle Ryan Clady has announced his retirement after nine seasons in the NFL. The New York Jets released him in February and he had since been a free agent. Clady was one of the best left tackles in the NFL, but injuries eroded his career. In 2013, missed 14 games due to a Lisfranc injury. He would bounce back to play all 16 games in 2014 and make the Pro Bowl.

However, he then missed all of 2015 with a torn ACL and was limited to nine games last year with a torn rotator cuff. Clady spent his first eight seasons with the Denver Broncos before being traded to the Jets and playing for them last year. In his career, he made four Pro Bowls, two AP All-Pro 1st teams and one AP All-Pro 2nd team.

Hills also retires

Journeyman tackle Tony Hills also announced his retirement today, after nine seasons in the NFL. In his career, Hills played in 33 games and started one of them. The fourth-round pick out of Texas traveled around the league, as he spent time with 11 different teams. Hills had signed with the Lions in June but decided to hang it up before the season started.

Texans add Gilchrist

The Houston Texans have signed veteran safety Marcus Gilchrist to a one-year deal. The 28-year-old spent his first four seasons with the San Diego Chargers before playing the last two years with the Jets. Last December, Gilchrist tore his patellar tendon, requiring major surgery.

He should be fully healthy and in game shape by September, where he could make a run at a starting job. Last season he played 13 games, recording 53 total tackles, 3 passes defended, 2 interceptions and a forced fumbles.