Saints sign P Morstead to six-year extension

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 10:56 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Saints signed P Thomas Morstead to a six-year, $21.9 million contract extension, ESPN’s John Clayton first reported.

Morstead is entering his fourth NFL season and he has played in every game over the last three seasons.

In 2011, Morstead punted 46 times and had a net average of 43.1 yards, his career-best and good for second in the league behind 49ers P Andy Lee. His 48.3-yard average on punts ranked fifth in the NFL in 2011.