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Duane Brown: 'Sky's the limit' for Houston Texans

With one of the league's best rushing attacks and the healthy returns of Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson, Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown told "NFL AM" on Monday that the team has the best offense in the National Football League.

"I think the sky's the limit for us as long as we keep everybody healthy," Brown said. "We have a lot of star power, a lot of big-play ability. We can run the ball, establish the run, and also set that up for big plays down the field. It's just about going out and executing every week."

Earlier this month, the Texans signed Brown to a six-year, $53.4 million contract extension. With his long-term football and financial future secure, Brown discussed what is motivating him moving forward.

"I think I still have another level to reach," Brown said. "Coming off my best season as a pro last year, I'm looking to build off that. Besides my own personal goals, I'm doing what I can do to get this team to the Super Bowl and get us all a ring. That's what we play this game for. You don't play it to get as much money as you can, you play it to get to that big game."

Without Schaub, the Texans were a couple of miscues from the AFC Championship Game last season. Armed with a potent offense and Top 5 defense, the Texans figure to be in the mix to represent the AFC in Super Bowl XLVII.

Duane Brown Contract Details:

According to a source with knowledge of his contract, here's a breakdown of Brown's $53.4 million contract, which contains up to $21 million in guaranteed money, $15 million of which is fully guaranteed.

Signing Bonus: $12.5 million

Base Salaries

2012: $1,081,250

2013: $2.5 million (fully guaranteed)

2014: $6 million (guaranteed for injury only)

2015: $7 million

2016: $7 million

2017: $9.65 million

2018: $9.75 million

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