New Orleans wisely re-signed quarterback Jameis Winston to a two-year deal in free agency.
After dipping his toes in the murky Deshaun Watson waters, New Orleans Saints finally decided to re-sign one of their men by giving Jameis Winston a two-year contract.
NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported it would be a two-year, $28 million, $21 million full-guaranteed deal. Winston spent the last two seasons with the Saints after playing his first five games against fellow Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was the team’s starter last season until tearing his ACL net. Although he is in the process of healing, the Saints are now comfortable with him.
This is a great move by the Saints who have made them successful, now and in the future.
Jameis Winston re-signs with New Orleans Saints on two-year contract
Although Winston’s days as a franchise quarterback are probably over, his return to the Saints will help keep the team competitive while they adjust to life without the former head coach. Sean Payton. Winston knew the offense well and should have made things easier for the extended role of Pete Carmichael Jr. as a play caller, as well as Dennis Allen’s joining the Saints’ next head coach.
More importantly, what this signing offers is giving Winston some runway to be a starter again, as well as showing that he can be the dynamic leader he has been. was in the State of Florida. The Saints wouldn’t bring him back in a two-year deal like this if they didn’t trust him. It also gives the franchise a quarter in its short and medium futures, without mortgaging its futures anything further.
If Winston plays well into 2022, the Saints could consider extending him through 2023. Should he be injured again or struggle, New Orleans knows it’s time to replace Drew Brees appropriately. by looking for a franchise midfielder in 2023 NFL Drafts. Next year’s draft will be significantly better in a backward quarter than what MY 2022 can hope to deliver.
The Saints have resolved the midfield problem at least temporarily by re-signing Winston.
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