Jameis Winston will remain with Saints

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Derek Carr is set to be the new starting quarterback in New Orleans, but the Saints will have a familiar face as their backup.

Jameis Winston told Josina Anderson of CBS Sports that he was finalizing a deal to remain with the Saints. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that it is a one-year deal worth up to $8 million.

Winston was due to make $12.8 million this season and word late last week that the Saints were talking to him about remaining with the team after taking a pay cut. With chairs getting filled around the league, Winston opted to stay in a familiar spot.

Winston started the first three games of the 2022 season, but was replaced by Andy Dalton after hurting his back and he never got back into the lineup.

6 responses to “Jameis Winston will remain with Saints

  1. Don’t expect New Orleans to keep winning at the same level as they did every year when Drew Brees was their QB. New England is feeling it, too. These guys are top ten all-time NFL great QB’s. Those are huge shoes to fill.

  2. Oh,no! Should keep Dalton instead. Well, maybe Winston can be qb3 behind Carr and Taysom Hill.

  3. Guess there wasn’t any market. Getting paid for holding a clipboard isn’t a bad job at all. Ask Chase Daniel or Blaine Gabbert.

  4. So if QB1 sucks and goes down we have no good second option. I’d rather keep the red rocket around and have him back up the carr crash.

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