Saints sign CB Lewis to 5-year deal
The New Orleans Saints have signed free agent cornerback Keenan
Lewis to a five-year contract.
The 6-foot-0, 208-pound Lewis is a New Orleans native, playing
high school football in the city at O. Perry Walker. The
26-year-old spent his first four seasons with the Pittsburgh
Steelers, moving into a starting role last season and leading the
NFL with 23 passes defended. Lewis visited with the Saints earlier
General Manager Mickey Loomis says Lewis was a top target for
the Saints, who are transitioning to a 3-4 defense under new
defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.
Lewis’ deal is worth $26.3 million with $10.5 million in
guarantees, including a $6 million signing bonus, according to