May 20, 2024

The New Orleans Saints have extended the contract of defensive back Shemar Jean-Charles for one year, as confirmed by Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis. Jean-Charles, a four-year veteran, appeared in three games for the Saints during the 2023 season. Originally drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft from Appalachian State, Jean-Charles has amassed a total of 28 regular season appearances across his career, playing for the Packers (2021-22), San Francisco 49ers (2023), and Saints (2023). He has contributed three solo tackles and 12 special teams stops. In the 2023 season, he played five games for the 49ers and three for the Saints, recording one solo tackle and three special teams stops with San Francisco.

Packers releasing CB Shemar Jean-Charles during final cutdowns

During his collegiate career at Appalachian State, Jean-Charles participated in 50 games, starting 25, and accumulated 97 tackles, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles. His senior year in 2020 saw him start 12 games, where he tallied 37 tackles, one forced fumble, and one interception, earning recognition as a first-team All-Sun Belt member and Sun Belt Player of the Year by Pro Football Focus.

The re-signing of Shemar Jean-Charles by the New Orleans Saints was announced on Monday, April 15, 2024. You can view images of Jean-Charles in action with the Saints, 49ers, and Packers throughout his NFL career.

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