BREAKING NEWS: Saints sign linebacker for $17.5 million deal

Modern Orleans Holy people concur to terms with linebacker Demario Davis on two-year contract
Demario Davis has opened all 98 normal season diversions that he has played in as a six-time cautious group captain for the Holy people.

Modern Orleans Holy people Official Bad habit President/General Director Mickey Loomis reported Monday that the club has concurred to terms with linebacker Demario Davis on a two-year contract through the 2025 season.

Davis, 6-2, 248, may be a 12-year NFL experienced, who was originally selected by the Modern York Planes within the third circular (77th by and large) of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Arkansas State. The Brandon, Miss. local has played in 194 career customary season diversions with 180 begins for the Planes (2012-15 and 2017), Cleveland Browns (2016) and Holy people (2018-) and has recorded 1,335 handles (860 solo), 43.5 sacks, three interceptor, 55 passes defensed, four constrained bungles, eight mishandle recuperations and 24 uncommon groups stops. Davis is one of three dynamic players with at slightest 1,300 career stops, outperforming the century stamp in seven straight seasons and 10-of-12 campaigns.

As a Holy person, Davis has opened all 98 normal season recreations that he has played in as a six-time cautious group captain, driving the club in handles over the period with 675 stops (431 solo), 29.0 sacks, two interceptor, 38 pass breakups, three constrained bobbles and three bobble recuperations. Davis has driven Unused Orleans in handles in all six of his seasons with the group since marking as an unhindered free specialist in 2018 and is as it were the moment Holy person to reach the century check in stops in six straight campaigns.

In 2023, Davis got to be the primary Holy people linebacker to be named to two successive Master Bowls since Jonathan Vilma (2009-10) after beginning all 17 recreations and enlisted a team-leading 121 handles (74 solo), 6.5 sacks and 12 stops for misfortune to rank moment on the group, four passes defensed, one constrained mishandle and one mishandle recuperation. Davis was chosen as an Associated Press All-Pro (second-team) for the fifth sequential season.

Off-the-field, Davis has been chosen twice (2020 and 2022) as the group candidate for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year for his broad community benefit endeavors in both Modern Orleans and his domestic state of Mississippi through his Committed Visionaries Establishment.


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