Agents: QB Savage agrees to deal with Saints

From ESPN - March 14, 2018

Quarterback Tom Savage has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Saints to back up Drew Brees, agents Neil Schwartz and Jonathan Feinsod announced Wednesday.

Savage replaces Chase Daniel, who agreed to a contract with the Chicago Bears to back up Mitchell Trubisky.

Savage was named the Texans' starting quarterback after the team traded Brock Osweiler during the last offseason, and Savage started Houston's 2017 season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was benched for rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson at halftime and did not get the starting job back until Watson tore the ACL in his right knee during an early November practice.

The 27-year-old started the next six games for Houston, and the team went 1-5.


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