Saints CB Marshon Lattimore Named 2017 Defensive Rookie Of The Year


Saints CB Marshon Lattimore was named the Associated Press 2017 Defensive Rookie of the Year Saturday night at the NFL Honors show.

Lattimore, 21, is a former first-round pick of the Saints back in 2017. He’s entering the second year of his four-year, $15.35 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $638,520 and $1.09 million over the next two years of the agreement.

Lattimore’s contract includes a fifth-year option for the Saints to pick up in 2020.

In 2017, Lattimore appeared in 13 games for the Saints and totaled 52 tackles, five interceptions with one being returned for a touchdown, a forced fumble and 18 pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 5 cornerback out of 120 qualifying players.