Garrett Griffin

Garrett Griffin

Tight End #45
Team:New Orleans
Ht / Wt:6'4" / 225 lb.
College:Air Force
Age:25
Born:March 4, 1994
Drafted:2016 / UDFA

Garrett Griffin: Signed through 2020

Griffin is under contract with the Saints through 2020, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Analysis: Undrafted back in 2016, the 24-year-old tight end spent most of the past three seasons on the New Orleans practice squad, making just three regular-season appearances in the process. He was called up to the 53-man roster for the playoffs, ultimately handling a key role in the NFC Championship Game after Ben Watson (illness) was ruled out and Josh Hill suffered a concussion. Griffin had a short touchdown catch in the loss, potentially setting the stage to compete for a larger role in 2019. Hill and Dan Arnold both remain under contract, while the 38-year-old Watson can become an unrestricted free agent if he doesn't retire. It is possible the Saints make a significant investment at tight end, as opposed to continuing their reliance on a committee of mediocre players.

January 30, 2019 12:35 PM EST

Garrett Griffin: Signs with Saints

Griffin signed a contract with the Saints on Saturday, Brett Martel of the Associated Press reports.

Analysis: Griffin spent training camp with the Saints and now joins the 53-man roster for a potential playoff run. The 24-year-old had one reception for four yards in three games with New Orleans in 2017 and is unlikely to factor into the passing game.

January 12, 2019 3:22 PM EST

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