Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • Drew Brees: Saints plan to kneel before national anthem, stand during it on Sunday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints have settled on a plan for how to handle the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins. Quarterback Drew Brees announced on Twitter that the entire team will kneel before the anthem and then stand during the rendition of it. The Dallas Cowboys used..." September 29

  • Brees disagrees with Trump: Comments 'unbecoming to the office'

    The Advocate "Drew Brees commented extensively on the protests of the national anthem that dominated the NFL on Sunday in response to President Donald Trump's Friday comments in Alabama that players who protest the anthem should be fired. Ten Saints players sat during the national anthem, and four more stood..." September 24

  • Drew Brees' contract doesn't allow Saints to use franchise tag

    ESPN "Drew Brees, who is heading into the final year of his contract with the New Orleans Saints, has a little-known, rarely used clause in his deal that prohibits the team from using its franchise tag on him, league sources told ESPN. Brees could still re-sign with New Orleans, a city he says he..." September 10

  • Drew Brees doesn't expect, desire contract talks before season

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "For Drew Brees, nothing has changed since January with regards to his contract. The New Orleans Saints quarterback said after last season he planned to play out the final year of his contract in 2017 in order to spend all offseason focused on football. After training camp began Thursday, Brees..." July 27

  • Through all the good years, one prestigious NFL award has eluded Drew Brees

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was named NFL MVP in 2015, leading his team to defeat against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl L. Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was named NFL top dog in 2016, leading his team to a historic loss against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl..." July 02

  • Drew Brees on Adrian Peterson signing: ‘This is our window’

    Sportsnaut "The New Orleans Saints have not been hiding their excitement over the signing of future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson. All reports from Saints camp regarding the 32-year-old veteran have been positive. Despite missing all but three games with a knee injury last season, there’s a..." June 17

  • Saints' Drew Brees hopes offseason additions lead to better practice competition

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Quarterback Drew Brees has praised the acquisitions the New Orleans Saints made on offense this offseason, like saying running back Adrian Peterson looks like a stud and that he couldn't be more impressed with wide receiver Ted Ginn. But, most people realize that for the Saints to return to the..." June 13

  • Drew Brees doesn't believe Kaepernick is being blackballed

    The Sports Quotient "Many have questioned whether or not Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed from the NFL for his protests against injustice last season, but Drew Brees doesn’t believe that is the case. “I don’t think it’s a situation where he is being blackballed,” Brees said in an interview with Mark..." May 20

  • Drew Brees admits he wouldn't tell wife about concussion

    ESPN "Drew Brees took a pass when asked for his thoughts on Gisele Bundchen's recent comments that her husband, Tom Brady, had a concussion last year that wasn't reported. The New Orleans Saints quarterback, however, did say that he probably wouldn't even tell his own wife, Brittany, if he was dinged..." May 19

  • Drew Brees sees one major problem with the new NFL OT, prefers college rules

    CBS Sports "Overtime in the NFL is going to look drastically different in 2017, or at least is expected to, with NFL owners expected to pass a ruling that will shorten the length of overtime from 15 minutes to 10 minutes. Saints quarterback Drew Brees, appearing on the "Dan Patrick Show," said he doesn't..." May 18