Saints lose Onyemata to Falcons, Tuttle to Panthers
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.
Expecting David Onyemata’s deal with the #Falcons to come in close to $12m per year. https://t.co/LcxSRCpQ5F
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 13, 2023
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.
Former Saints DT Shy Tuttle reached agreement with the Panthers on a three-year, $19.5 million deal that includes $13 million guaranteed at signing, per source. Deal confirmed and negotiated by Drew Rosenhaus and Kyle Lincoln.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2023
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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