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Saints confirm one-year deal for Jameis Winston

Saints confirm one-year deal for Jameis Winston 1

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a one-year deal with quarterback Jameis Winston, it was confirmed Tuesday.

Winston, 26, was an unrestricted free agent after five mixed seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to begin his NFL career.

The first overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Winston reached an agreement with the Saints, where he is set to compete with Taysom Hill behind Drew Brees.

Winston made 72 appearances for the Buccaneers, starting 70, completing 61.3 percent of his passes and throwing 121 touchdowns and 88 interceptions.

MORE: What if Winston, Mariota hadn’t been drafted 1-2?

He threw for a career-high 5,109 yards last season, including 33 TDs and 30 interceptions.

The Buccaneers have signed NFL great Tom Brady, a six-time Super Bowl champion with the New England Patriots.

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