With the exception of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFC South teams (Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints y Atlanta Falcons) seek to acquire quarterback Deshaun Watson before he decided to decline his no-trade clause in favor of the Cleveland Browns.
Now, The New Orleans Saints have found their quarterback for the 2022 season of the NFL in the figure of Jameis Winston.
As reported by Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, The Saints will re-sign Winston to a two-year, $28 million contract, of which 21 will be guaranteed.
In his first year as a starter with the Saints, Winston had a 5-2 record and had 1,170 yards and 11 touchdowns, but suffered an injury to his left knee in the Week 8 game against the Bucs that sidelined him for the entire season.
Jameis before New Orleans
Before arriving in New Orleans in 2020 as Drew Brees’ backup, Winston was a starter for the Buccaneerswho drafted him with the first overall pick in the 2015 Draft.
The Florida State product He was invited to the Pro Bowl in his first year as a professional after generating 4,042 yards and 22 touchdowns through the air and 213 yards and six scores on the ground.
In his last year in Tampa Bay, The quarterback led the league in passing yards with 5,109, but he was also the QB who threw the most interceptions with 30. His numbers on the Florida team were 19,737 yards, 121 TDs, 88 interceptions and 169 sacks suffered.
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