Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Saints need to begin preparing for life after Drew Brees, and they need to do it now

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The advantages to having an elite NFL quarterback are numerous, one of the main ones being you don't have to worry about the position in the NFL Draft. While other teams are wringing their hands trying to find the next Drew Brees, you can concentrate on other positions in the draft and trying..." March 27

  • Drew Brees Turns to Social Media to Explain He Doesn't Turn to Social Media

    The Big Lead "Drew Brees lost one of his most dangerous weapons on Friday as the Saints traded wide receiver Brandin Cooks to New England. Presumably, he wasn’t a fan of this move, but don’t expect him to talk about it on social media like some of his teammates. No sir. Drew Brees talks to people. He doesn’t..." March 11

  • Saints’ Drew Brees Vying For Another Super Bowl, No Plans For Retirement

    NESN "Drew Brees just wrapped up his 16th season in the NFL, but the New Orleans Saints quarterback has no immediate plans for retirement. Brees appeared on “The Ellen Show” Tuesday and discussed his future in the league. While his contract with the Saints ends after the 2017 season, his primary..." February 02

  • Troy Aikman, Terry Bradshaw think Drew Brees, other QBs can play into 40s

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said last July he thinks he can play well into his 40s. A couple Hall of Fame quarterbacks agree. "I'm watching (Tom) Brady and I'm watching Brees, and I'm saying it's all about injury," Terry Bradshaw said during a media session with FOX..." February 01

  • Drew Brees Considering Political Career ... Shoots Down Sean Payton Trade Rumors

    TMZ "Peyton Manning might not be the only superstar NFL quarterback in Washington ... Drew Brees tells TMZ Sports he's also open to the idea of running for office after he hangs up the cleats. The 38-year-old QB is like a living God in New Orleans and is incredibly involved in the community -- so,..." January 31

  • At his 10th Pro Bowl, Drew Brees still thinks it’s an honor

    Pro Football Talk "Dozens of players turned down trips to the Pro Bowl this year, but Saints quarterback Drew Brees is there as usual. Brees is at his 10th Pro Bowl and hasn’t joined with the trend of veteran players skipping the game to get some offseason rest. He says he still views it as a great honor to be..." January 27

  • Mickey Loomis not looking beyond 2017 with Drew Brees

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees signed a one-year extension last year after an offseason that featured a lot of attention to his contract situation, but said at the end of the 2016 season that he doesn’t intend to push for an extension that keeps him under contract beyond 2017 because he wants to..." January 25

  • Brees tops 5,000 yards for 5th time in career, no other QB has done it twice

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees reached 5,000 passing yards in a fifth season Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. He is the only passer in league history to reach 5,000 yards more than once. Tom Brady, Matthew Stafford, Peyton Manning and Dan Marino have each done it once. Brees..." January 02

  • Drew Brees “absolutely” expects Sean Payton back in 2017

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees heard rumors about Sean Payton being a trade target last year. Payton obviously stayed with the Saints for 2016, even signing a contract extension through the 2020 season. But, as this season draws to a close, Payton's name is involved in trade..." December 29

  • Drew Brees closing in on his fifth 5,000-yard season

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees is the only player in NFL history to pass for 5,000 yards in a season more than once. This year, Brees is likely to do it for the fifth time. Brees has an NFL-high 4,858 passing yards this season, meaning he’ll almost certainly top 5,000 yards for the season in..." December 25

  • Cooks: Drew Brees not in Pro Bowl 'just ridiculous'

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints receiver Brandin Cooks wasn't happy that his quarterback, former Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees, didn't receive an invite when Pro Bowl bids were announced Tuesday night. "That's just ridiculous. It's just ridiculous," Cooks said Wednesday. "What are we looking at? What are we..." December 23

  • Drew Brees says it's 'ridiculous' to think he's forcing ball to Brandin Cooks

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Brandin Cooks has led the New Orleans Saints in targets the past two games after publicly expressing his frustration with his role in the offense. However, Cooks and quarterback Drew Brees both laughed at the idea that Brees is forcing the ball to Cooks in the two games since he had no targets..." December 15

  • Brees extends streak of 4,000-yard seasons

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees has gone over 4,000 yards passing for the 11th straight season, the longest streak in NFL history. At least thus far, though, nothing has come easy for Brees and the Saints Sunday. They trail the Buccaneers in the third quarter, 13-8, and have scored via two field..." December 11

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