Saints give Granderson four-year extension that guarantees $35.3 million, ESPN reports
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Saints and defensive end Carl Granderson have agreed on a four-year, $52 million contract extension, ESPN reported Saturday (Sept. 23).
The deal first was reported by ESPN’s Mike Garafolo. ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter later reported that a source told him the deal includes $35.3 million in guaranteed money.
Compensation update: Saints are signing DE Carl Granderson to a four-year, $52 million contract extension that includes $35.3 million guaranteed, source said.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 23, 2023
Granderson joined the Saints in 2019 as an undrafted free agent out of Wyoming.
He enters Sunday’s game at Green Bay tied for fifth in the NFL in quarterback pressures with 11, one behind teammate Cameron Jordan and two behind league leader Aidan Hutchinson of Detroit.
Granderson’s deal is one of the biggest ever for an undrafted player.
After the Saints’ undrafted DE Carl Granderson landed a four-year, $52 million contract extension that includes $35.3 million guaranteed today, @ESPNStatsInfo computed the most guaranteed money given to undrafted free agents over the past 20 years: pic.twitter.com/zKnayyHgI4— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 24, 2023
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