Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • Drew Brees declines to divulge how long he intends to play

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Drew Brees has said in the past that he thinks he could play until he's 45. On Tuesday, he agreed to a two-year deal that will keep him with the New Orleans Saints until he's 40, but beyond that, Brees isn't ready to commit to how long his NFL future will be. Speaking on a teleconference..." March 14

  • Saints, Drew Brees making significant progress on deal

    NFL.com "The Saints don't plan to let Drew Brees escape. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that "significant progress" was made Monday toward a new two-year deal for Brees during the star quarterback's visit to the facility, according to sources. "The belief is it gets done today," Rapoport..." March 13

  • Report: Drew Brees took significantly less money to re-sign with Saints

    Larry Brown Sports "Drew Brees maintained all throughout the offseason that he had no intention of playing for any team other than the New Orleans Saints in 2018, and it appears the veteran quarterback really put his money where his mouth was. On Tuesday, Brees agreed to a new two-year, $50 million deal with the..." March 13

  • Reports: Brees signs two-year, $50 million deal with Saints

    The Advocate "Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have reportedly reached the agreement they have expected to reach throughout the offseason. According to multiple reports, Brees has signed a two-year, $50 million deal with the Saints that includes $27 million guaranteed. NFL Network's Ian Rapaport..." March 13

  • Vikings call Drew Brees to inquire about interest

    NFL.com "An interesting twist has emerged from Minnesota's ingtriguing situation at quarterback. While most have their eyes trained on Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater and Kirk Cousins, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday the Vikings have called to inquire about Drew Brees' interest in potentially..." March 12

  • If Saints don't make a deal with Drew Brees, then the Broncos should

    ESPN "It’s easy to see what the tea leaves say about Drew Brees and the possibility that a future Hall of Fame quarterback actually hits the open market when free agency formally opens Wednesday in the NFL. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has publicly declared that he’s not the least bit worried..." March 12

  • Drew Brees, through his agent, can talk to other teams on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "A report emerged last night that Saints quarterback Drew Brees can’t take part in the 48-hour pre-free agency negotiating period because his contract voids on Wednesday. That report was incorrect. Both the NFL and the NFLPA, via spokesman George Atallah, have told PFT that Brees, through his..." March 09

  • Saints G.M. on Drew Brees: “He’s going to be a New Orleans Saint”

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees' agent met Thursday night during the annual NFL Scouting Combine. While General Manager Mickey Loomis on Friday declined to discuss the particulars of the meeting, he left little doubt on the outcome he expects. "I think the important thing..." March 03

  • Drew Brees’ contract expires, but don’t get your hopes up, Jets fans

    Newsday "Drew Brees’ contract has expired and he’ll be eligible to hit the free-agent market this month. But teams needing help at quarterback shouldn’t hold their breath on going after the Saints’ star passer. Brees himself has said he wants to remain in New Orleans, and Saints coach Sean Payton..." March 01

  • What you need to know about Drew Brees' upcoming contract negotiations

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints face one of the most delicate free-agent deals in the NFL this year as quarterback Drew Brees is eligible to hit the market on March 14. With Brees saying he wants to finish his career with the Saints, and with the Saints needing him to contend in 2018, it should be..." February 28

  • Drew Brees reportedly to demand less than Jimmy Garoppolo on new deal

    Sportsnaut "The New Orleans Saints and future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees will have to work out a new contract before the start of free agency. Should that not happen, Brees will become an unrestricted free agent next month. There’s no expectation that Brees will move on to another team. Both the..." February 22

  • Brees, Saints expected to discuss new deal at Combine

    NFL.com "Scheduled to reach free agency next month, Drew Brees has already emphasized his desire to remain in New Orleans as long as the Saints will have him. To that end, Brees' representatives are expected to meet with the team at the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine "to try to hammer out what is..." February 21

  • If Drew Brees will consider leaving, Browns could make an enormous offer

    Pro Football Talk "Drew Brees has said repeatedly this offseason that he has no interest in playing for any team other than the Saints. But with each passing day, Brees gets one day closer to his contract with the Saints expiring. Which means that with each passing day, we’re one day closer to some team being able —..." February 17

  • Drew Brees reportedly likely to get short-term deal

    Larry Brown Sports "Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have been going for short-term deals for several years now, and there is no indication that’s about to change this offseason. Mike Triplett of ESPN reported that there’s no reason to believe significant changes are coming to how Brees and the Saints have..." February 03

  • What will Drew Brees’ next Saints contract look like?

    Pro Football Talk "With quarterback Drew Brees committed to staying with the Saints and the Saints committed to sticking with Brees (and assuming Brees isn’t simply daring the Saints to lowball him), what will his next contract look like? It surely won’t be a one-year deal, because he already counts $18 million..." January 28

  • Drew Brees: “I’m not going anywhere else”

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl quarterback and former Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees continues to insist that he's not going anywhere. On Thursday, he made it clear again who he wants to play for in 2018. “New Orleans Saints,” Brees said at Pro Bowl practices. “I’m not going anywhere else.” Brees is..." January 25

  • Sean Payton On Re-Signing Drew Brees: “He’s Coming Back. We’ll Get This Done”

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Thursday, Saints HC Sean Payton tells Jane Slater of the NFL Network that there’s no question QB Drew Brees will be back in New Orleans for the 2018 season. “He’s coming back,” Payton said at the Pro Bowl. “We’ll get this done.” Both Brees and the Saints have made it clear they plan to..." January 25

  • Mickey Loomis 'not anticipating any big issues' with Drew Brees contract negotiations

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Drew Brees has said he wants to re-sign with the New Orleans Saints. On Wednesday, General Manager Mickey Loomis confirmed the feeling is mutual for the team. The Saints' desire to re-sign Brees comes as no surprise, of course, after he had another excellent performance in 2017. Brees led an..." January 24

  • Will another team make a run at Drew Brees?

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees has said, repeatedly, that he plans to stay with the team for which he has played for 12 years. The Saints, so far, have said nothing about the process for signing Brees to a new contract. Here’s the process, as a practical matter. The Saints eventually will decide..." January 19

  • Saints QB Drew Brees says he doesn't plan on testing free agency

    ESPN "Drew Brees says he doesn't plan on testing the free-agent market this year or waiting until the start of the new league year on March 14 to sign a new contract with the New Orleans Saints, even if that means losing the leverage that might come with other potential suitors. "I'm not in the mood..." January 16

  • Will Drew Brees stay with the Saints?

    Pro Football Talk "With his 2017 season, his contract fulfilled, and the team having no ability to tag him, Saints quarterback Drew Brees has his first crack at the open market since arriving in New Orleans a dozen years ago. So what will he do? The Saints have exclusive negotiating rights through the launch of..." January 15

  • Drew Brees Could Legit Become New Orleans' Next Mayor, Says Jonathan Vilma

    TMZ "Saints legend Jonathan Vilma just threw Drew Brees' name into the hat for next mayor of New Orleans ... and he's making a pretty damn good case. We talked to Jonathan about Brees opening a special needs playground in NOLA ... and Jonathan went full campaign manager describing his longtime..." January 02

  • Brees reclaims single-season completion percentage record

    The Advocate "The NFL's single-season accuracy title is back in the hands of its rightful owner. Drew Brees, the most accurate passer in NFL history, took back the NFL record for completion percentage on Sunday against Tampa Bay, one year after Minnesota's Sam Bradford broke the mark. Brees completed..." January 01

  • Sean Payton on Drew Brees’ stats: ‘Not in the business of playing fantasy football’

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints are winning in different ways this year than previously in the Sean Payton and Drew Brees era. With the Saints having one of the NFL's top rushing offenses, ranking fifth in yardage and second in yards per attempt, Brees has thrown the ball less than usual this..." December 27

  • 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