Arguably the highest remaining free agent from this NFL offseason is reportedly assembly with the New Orleans Saints.
Mathieu led all Kansas Metropolis Chiefs gamers with three interceptions and a career-high three fumble recoveries in 2021, whereas inserting third on the squad in tackles with 76 throughout his 16 contests. A 3-time Professional Bowl choice and three-time First-Staff All-Professional, Mathieu has been a mannequin of sturdiness by means of his profession to this point, having suited up in at the very least 10 video games in each one in every of his 9 NFL seasons.
Following two standout seasons at LSU, Mathieu was dismissed from the Tigers program in 2012 attributable to a violation of crew guidelines. He was chosen within the third spherical of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals and spent his first 5 seasons with the membership.
In 2015, Mathieu was named First-Staff All-Professional after setting a profession excessive in passes defended (17) whereas posting 5 interceptions and what’s nonetheless tied for a career-high in tackles with 89. After being lower by the Cardinals in March 2018, “Honey Badger” signed a one-year, $7 million cope with the Houston Texans 5 days later and made 89 tackles and recorded a career-best 3.0 sacks together with his new crew that season.
Mathieu signed a three-year, $42 million contract with the Chiefs in March 2019 and helped the group win its first Tremendous Bowl in 50 years that season. He registered a career-high six interceptions in 2020.