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Mizzou Minute: Former Tigers Find New NFL Homes in Free Agency

Take a look at where these former Tiger stars will suit up next season.
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The first week of NFL free agency is nearly complete, and while several former Tigers are still looking for their homes for next season, some have already found them. 

Take a look at which former Missouri stars signed this week, and where they will be suiting up in 2024. 

Drew Lock Signs with Giants - One Year, $5 Million

Leading the way is former Tigers signal caller Drew Lock, who signed a one year deal with the New York Giants worth five million dollars. 

Lock was a second round pick in 2019 to the Denver Broncos, and, while many had high hopes for the young gunslinger, he was unable to find success as a starter and did not re-sign following the conclusion of his rookie deal. 

He spent the last two seasons in Seattle as the backup to Geno Smith, starting just five games across that span. Lock is expected to compete for the starting job in New York. 

Mitch Morse Signs with Jaguars - Two Years, $10.5 Million

Next, is Mitch Morse who, after spending the last four seasons in Buffalo with the Bills, joins the Jacksonville Jaguars on a two year, ten and a half million dollar contract. Morse was drafted in 2015 by Kansas City but signed with Buffalo after his rookie deal. 

He was the league's highest paid center at the time, and although he is five years older, he should still provide much needed stability to a Jaguars line that struggled in 2023. 

Jordan Elliott Signs with 49ers - Two Years, $10 Million

Finally, Jordan Elliott signed a two year deal with the San Francisco 49ers worth ten million dollars. He spent the first four seasons of his career in Cleveland after being drafted by the Browns in 2020 and piled up 49 tackles, five sacks and four pass deflections. 

Any defensive lineman entering a situation where he is paired alongside an edge rusher like Nick Bosa is immediately in a great spot, so Elliott could see some increased production with San Francisco.