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Jarvis Landry heads home; signs with the Saints

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Jarvis Landry is going home. He has signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints.

He announced that he was signing with the Saints in a social media video. He signed a one-year, $6 million deal with his hometown team.

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry makes a reception in practice
Jarvis Landry makes a reception in practice (Photo by Jarvis Landry/Instagram)

Landry is from Metairie, Louisiana. That’s where the Saints have their practice facility.

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He was released by the Cleveland Browns in March. Two months later, he signed with his third NFL team.

Before he departed from the Browns, he went on social media and urged Andrew Berry and the team to trade him. However, once they could not find a trade partner, the NFL team cut ties with the wide receiver.

With the addition of Landry, the Saints now have three receivers, who did not play for the team in 2021. Michael Thomas, who had been the team’s top receiver in recent years, sat out last season due to an injury.

New Orleans then spent a first-round draft pick on Chris Olave. And the team just added Landry to their receiver group.

At best, he’ll now be the Saints’ third-best receiver. Landry could be the team’s slot receiver.

His play has declined in recent years. His worst season came with the Browns last season.

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He appeared in 12 games with the Browns last season. He started all 12 games.

Landry had 52 receptions for 570 yards and two touchdowns. This was the worst statistical season of his career.

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Before last season, his worst statistical season came as a rookie in 2014 with the Miami Dolphins. That season, he made 16 appearances, including 11 starts.

He had 84 receptions for 758 yards and five touchdowns.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 11 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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