The New Orleans Saints have signed the right suit Ryan Ramczyk on a five-year, $ 90 million contract Wednesday extension, for Adam Schefter of ESPN.
This massive payday makes Ramczyk the highest paid player in his position in the NFL, and he deserves it.
After scoring 32nd overall in the 2017 NFL Draft, Ramczyk has been an absolute stumbling block on the right side of the Saints offensive line. He was an All-Pro selection of the first team in 2019 and made the second team in the two years around that season.
Ramczyk has missed just one start since starting his NFL career and was part of one Phenomenal holy writing classes who replaced New Orleans cornerback star Marshon Lattimore, safety Marcus Williams and tailback Alvin Kamara.
It’s been a tough season for the Saints, as they battled over pay issues, loss of free agents and the retirement of legendary quarterback Drew Brees. Ramczyk’s extension is a breath of fresh air for New Orleans and was an obvious priority for his sustained elite game.
With Ramczyk locked for the foreseeable future and a stellar offensive line in place, the bigger question is: Why will Ramczyk be blocked in 2021?
Jameis Winston figures to be the favorite to succeed Brees in 2021, unless all-purpose player Taysom Hill proves he is the most valuable in QB as opposed to lining up anywhere on offense and playing .