Report: Saints Ink $23 Million Extension With Cornerback Jabari Greer
Cornerback Jabari Greer had a solid season in 2011 for the New Orleans Saints, and it’s paid off in a big way — ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Greer has re-upped in the Big Easy for a cool $23 million.
Saints CB Jabari Greer signed three-year, $23 million extension with N.O., tying him to franchise through 2015 season, per agent Mark Bloom.—
Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 20, 2012
Greer started all 16 games for the Saints last season, recording 62 tackles and one interception. It was his third year as a regular starter in New Orleans.
A former Tennessee Volunteer, Greer broke into the NFL with the Buffalo Bills, who signed him in 2004 as an undrafted free agent. Greer had five productive seasons in Buffalo before signing a four-year deal with the Saints in the spring of 2009.