NFL News: Quarterback Jameis Winston signs new contract at the New Orleans Saints

Quarterback Jameis Winston is retained the New Orleans Saints: The 28-year-old has agreed with the franchise on a new two-year contract with a volume of 28 million dollars. Of these, 21 are guaranteed. This reports Adam editor of espn.

Previously, the Saints had also endeavored by Deshaun Watson, who ultimately gave preference to Cleveland Brown’s Cleveland Brown due to a monster contract. Winston came in his first season as a starter in New Orleans on a balance sheet of 5-2 before he ripped the front cruciate ligament in the left knee and had to end the season on 31 October 2021 prematurely.

Although he came in the six games he fully played, only on average 186 passing yards, but the former number one pick put on a career repair at the Passer Rating (102.8), brought 59 percent of his passes to the man and threw for 1,170 yards, 14 touchdowns and only 3 interceptions.

At the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who had completed him, he made a troubled record in 2019 for an inglorious record: Although he led the league with 5,109 passings yards, at the same time he became the first quarterback of the league story, which in a season on at least 30 touchdowns and 30 interceptions came. When the BUCs undertook 2020 Tom Brady, he went backup from Drew Brees to the Saints.

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In New Orleans he signed a year-on-year contract twice, in his second year he sat down after the resignation of Brees against Tayom Hill in the fight for the starter post before he injured himself. From Head Coach Sean Payton, now replaced by Dennis Allen, he was praised several times for his arm strength and his leadership qualities.

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