Saints sign Demario Davis through 2023 season

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Demario Davis has signed a contract extension with the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. He has received a three-year extension.

Davis can earn up to $27 million deal from this deal. He will get $18 million guaranteed in this package.

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis fails to tackle Tevin Coleman against the Atlanta Falcons, who scored a touchdown on the play
Demario Davis fails to tackle Tevin Coleman against the Atlanta Falcons, who scored a touchdown on the play (Getty Images)

Davis’ contract was announced following the Saints home opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. New Orleans actually beat the Buccaneers in the battle of future Hall of Fame quarterbacks.

He was set to become a free agent at the end of the season. He is due to make $7.35 million for the 2020 season.

Davis previously agreed to a similar deal in 2018. He signed a three-year, $24 million deal.

Now, with this extension, he’s tied to the Saints through the 2023 season.

Davis – who was a third-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft – has spent the last two seasons with the Saints. He previously played for the New York Jets and the Cleveland Browns.

The 31-year-old Brandon, Mississippi native appeared in 16 games, including 16 starts. He had 111 tackles, including 11 tackles for a loss and nine quarterback hits.

He also had 4.0 sacks, one interception and 12 pass deflections.

In his career, he has appeared in 128 games, including 114 starts, before the 2020 season. He has had 803 tackles, including 60 tackles for a loss and 59 quarterback hits.

Davis also has had two interceptions, three forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, and 29 pass deflections.

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