Report: Alvin Kamara to Sign 5-Year, $75M Contract Extension With Saints
New Orleans Saints star running back Alvin Kamara appears to be getting paid.
Ian Rapoport is reporting that Kamara and the Saints have reached an agreement on a 5-year contract extension worth $75 million in new money. Kamara was in the last year of his rookie deal.
Overall, he gets $77.133 million overall and a $15 million signing bonus. Rapoport also is reporting that Kamara will get $34.333 million in guarantees on the extension.
The 25-year-old Kamara is entering his fourth season in the NFL. He's made the Pro Bowl in every year so far.
For his career, he's racked up 2,408 yards rushing with 27 touchdowns on the ground. He's caught exactly 81 passes every season for a total of 2,068 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The New Orleans Saints open their 2020 season at home tomorrow against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 3:25 pm. You can hear all the play-by-play action on 97.3 The Dawg and ESPN 1420 in Lafayette.