Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees blasts Thursday night games, cites numerous injuries

    ESPN "Drew Brees joined the loud chorus of NFL players railing against playing Thursday night games after his New Orleans Saints lost six players to injuries during a 20-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. "It's 100 percent a product of playing on Thursday night," Brees said. "Do you..." December 08

  • Drew Brees on interception: “I should have checked down”

    Pro Football Talk "Drew Brees threw the game away on Thursday night when he threw an interception into the end zone with 1:25 to play. Afterward he called it a bad decision. “It wasn’t worth taking the risk,” Brees said. “I should have checked down. It’s unfortunate.” Falcons linebacker Deion Jones intercepted..." December 08

  • Drew Brees: 'I don't plan on leaving New Orleans ever'

    NFL.com "Drew Brees doesn't want to play anywhere but New Orleans. That's fine and dandy, but there are a few details that make that less than guaranteed. Brees is in the final year of his contract. The quarterback is 38 years old. And while this might sound preposterous, the Saints are the least..." November 14

  • Saints ‘unsure’ Drew Brees is with team in 2018

    247 Sports "Drew Brees will be a free agent next season, but the Saints are not entirely convinced that the 38-year-old quarterback will wear their uniform in 2018, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. “The team at this point is unsure about whether Brees will be their quarterback in 2018, for a couple..." November 12

  • Drew Brees makes NFL history ─ again

    247 Sports "Carve another place in the NFL history books for Drew Brees. The New Orleans Saints quarterback became just the third passer all-time to surpass 6,000 career completions, and emerged as the fastest to ever achieve that feat. With his pass for Michael Thomas in his Week 8 appearance against..." October 29

  • 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