With Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey at $16 million per year and Bengals running back Joe Mixon at $12 million per year, where will Saints running back Alvin Kamara land if/when he works out a new contract?
Here’s the range to watch: Five years, $70 million. That would put him smack dab in the middle, with a new-money average of $14 million per year.
Although he’s not a classic workhorse running back, Kamara’s added value come from his role as a pass-catcher. He’s had exactly 81 receptions in each of his prior three NFL seasons.
To the extent the Saints privately believe (and...