Saints lose Onyemata to Falcons, Tuttle to Panthers

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David Onyemata
(Photo: Stephen Lew)

The New Orleans Saints will have a new set of starting defensive tackles in 2023.

David Onyemata has agreed to a three-year, $35 million contract including $24.5 million guaranteed with the Falcons, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network.

Meanwhile, Shy Tuttle’s agents annonced that he has agreed to a three-year, $19.5 million deal that includes $13 million guaranteed with the Panthers.

Onyemata, 30, played seven years with the Saints including the past six of them with new Atlanta defensive coordinator Ryan Nielsen.

Tuttle, an undrafted free agent find out of Tennessee, has 143 tackles, four sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery over 63 career games.

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