Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Drew Brees sees Las Vegas and New Orleans presenting similar temptations

    Pro Football Talk "With the Raiders eventually taking their team to Las Vegas, dropping more than 60 players into the gambling capital of the world, should there be concerns about players falling victim to the Vegas lifestyle? Saints quarterback Drew Brees believes that the situation can be managed, because it’s not..." April 02

  • Drew Brees explains stance on possibility of Saints drafting quarterback

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "With the New Orleans Saints having five selections in the first three rounds on the upcoming NFL draft, one of the most speculated topics surrounding the team is the possibility of drafting a quarterback to eventually replace Drew Brees. The 38-year-old Brees trusts the Saints to make the right..." April 01

  • Drew Brees, 38, on contract: 'Can worry about it at end of year'

    ESPN "Drew Brees keeps insisting that he isn't worried about a contract extension, even though he is heading into the final year of his current deal. And the 38-year-old quarterback also understands that the New Orleans Saints need to be "prepared" for a future without him at some point. But Brees..." April 01

  • Drew Brees: “We’re very close” to getting back to the Super Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints have finished 7-9 three years in a row, but quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t think that means they’re mired in mediocrity. Brees said on PFT Live that his goal is to get another ring, and he thinks the Saints can be Super Bowl contenders this year. “I think that we’re very close,”..." March 31