New Orleans Saints to Sign Safety Tyrann Mathieu
No word yet on the details of the deal, but it was reported that the team would be heavily pursuing the three-time All-Pro after this past weekend's draft.
Mathieu entered the league as a third-round pick of the Arizona Cardinals in 2013. He played there until 2017 and then signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans in 2018.
After one season there he moved to the Kansas City Chiefs and played there from 2019 to 2021. He won a Super Bowl with the Chiefs in 2020.
For his career, Mathieu has 610 total tackles, 10 sacks, 6 fumble recoveries and 26 interceptions. He's also scored three defensive touchdowns.
Mathieu has made the NFL All-Pro first team three times (2015, 2019, 2020) and also has three Pro Bowl appearances to his credit.
A native of New Orleans (St. Augustine High School), the former LSU Tiger is heading back home.
Mathieu will be 30 years old once the 2022 season begins in the fall.