The New Orleans Saints signed former Baltimore Ravens guard Ben Grubbs to a five-year, $36 million deal, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Saints land replacement for Carl Nicks, sign Ben Grubbs to a five-year, $36 million deal, including $10 million signing bonus.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2012
Grubbs’ deal includes a $10 million signing bonus and $16 million guaranteed. The former Ravens guard will be replacing Carl Nicks, who left the Saints to sign a five-year, $47.5 million deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Saints quarterback Drew Brees expressed his disappointment in losing Nicks emphasizing to reporters that Nicks played a integral role in the 2009 Super Bowl run.