The 26-year-old Carl Granderson signs a four-year extension contract with the New Orleans Saints worth $52 million. The contract includes a $35.3 million guaranteed amount and is the highest amount paid to an undrafted defensive lineman.
Carl Granderson was undrafted during the 2019 NFL draft and later joined the New Orleans Saints. Since then, he has been a part of the team and has performed pretty well when given a chance. Last season, he had an impressive outing, which made the team offer him an extension contract.
He was earlier under a three-year contract worth $1.7 million. His earlier contract included an average salary of $590,000, and now he will be earning around $13 million per season. The contract will be signed soon. Till then, let’s take a look at his stats and fast facts.
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NFL Stats of the 2022 season
- Total tackles: 103
- Sacks: 14.5
- Forced fumbles: 3
- Fumble recoveries: 1
- Pass deflections: 1
- Full name: Carl Granderson
- Date of birth: December 18, 1996
- Age: 26 years old
- Height: 6 feet 5 inches (1.96m)
- Weight: 118 kg (261 lb)
- Position: Defensive end
- Current team: New Orleans Saints