Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • LaDainian Tomlinson wanted to play his entire NFL career with Drew Brees

    Clutch Points "LaDainian Tomlinson would have a remarkable career with the San Diego Chargers (now Los Angeles Chargers) before ending his career with the New York Jets. Despite playing the latter part of his career with Philip Rivers, Tomlinson wishes he played his entire career with Drew..." June 28

  • Falcons’ Matt Ryan reveals who he thinks is best QB in NFC South

    Clutch Points "The NFC South got a lot better at the quarterback position this offseason, but that hasn’t deterred Matt Ryan’s confidence in himself. Ahead of his 13th season in the NFL, the Atlanta Falcons veteran revealed that he believes he is the best quarterback in the NFC..." June 26

  • Drew Brees, wife Brittany to sponsor Black College Football Hall of Fame event

    ESPN "Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, will be the presenting sponsors of the Black College Football Hall of Fame's "The Road to Equality" event next month, the New Orleans Saints quarterback tweeted Thursday. This is the latest in the Brees' efforts to be..." June 25

  • Emmanuel Sanders posts video of workout with Drew Brees

    Clutch Points "The restrictions placed in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) have provided its own set of challenges for players preparing for the 2020 NFL season. Fortunately, it appears New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and quarterback Drew Brees have had no problem getting..." June 24

  • Malcolm Jenkins: Discussions like I had with Drew Brees are what America needs

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When Malcolm Jenkins posted his emotional response to his quarterback several weeks earlier, it was part of the process. The Saints safety spoke on "The Daily Show" Monday evening about several topics, including the emotional messages and conversation with Drew Brees..." June 23

  • Donald Trump says Drew Brees 'will regret' apologizing for national anthem protest comments

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Nearly two weeks after New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees distanced himself from the praise of President Donald Trump in regards to his first stance on protesting during the national anthem, Trump said Brees will "regret" apologizing. In an interview with his son,..." June 19

  • Drew Brees Opening New Food Bank In Louisiana, Part of $5 Mil COVID-19 Donation

    Bleacher Report "As part of a $5 million donation made in March by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, to aid coronavirus relief, a new food bank is set to open in Lafayette, Louisiana.  According to TMZ Sports, Brees released the following statement..." June 18

  • Patrick Mahomes: Drew Brees has good heart, but controversy took away from movement

    Clutch Points "Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes finally unveiled his thoughts about the controversial statements made by New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees. Interestingly, while he condemned Brees’ comments about not kneeling while the national anthem is..." June 11

  • Warren Moon: Tom Brady and Drew Brees have lost arm strength, just like I did

    Mass Live "Warren Moon knows what it’s like to hang around the NFL as an aging quarterback. The Hall of Famer didn’t retire until he was 44 years old, and was still a full-time starter at 42. As such, Moon knows firsthand what it’s like when a quarterback’s play begins to..." June 10

  • Malcolm Jenkins explains decision to post emotional video last week

    Yahoo! Sports "Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins has remained publicly quiet, for the most part, since posting a pair of emotional videos last Wednesday, in the aftermath of the controversial Drew Brees remarks linking anthem protests to “disrespect” of the flag. On..." June 09

  • Jason McCourty Talks Candidly About Drew Brees’ ‘Train of Thought’

    Heavy "Jason McCourty isn’t upset with the New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees, but he does want the future Hall-of-Famer and others to know that he must re-examine his mindset. The New England Patriots’ beloved defensive back hasn’t been shy speaking out on social..." June 08

  • Eagles’ Malik Jackson won’t accept Drew Brees’ apology

    Larry Brown Sports "Most of those who have responded to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ apology for comments he made about national anthem protests have been willing to accept the apology and move on. That’s not true of everyone, though. Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Malik..." June 08

  • Skip Bayless Calls Drew Brees A ‘White Elitist’ in Earthshaking Response to Kneeling Comments

    Essentially Sports "Popular analyst, Skip Bayless tweeted on Monday about comments made by Drew Brees about disrespecting the flag by kneeling during the national anthem. Bayless discussed with his fellow analyst, Shannon Sharpe, on their show, how last Thursday there was so much outrage over..." June 08

  • Shannon Sharpe Uncancels Drew Brees After QB Calls to Apologize

    TMZ "Shannon Sharpe had a change of heart about Drew Brees -- now saying the QB deserves a 2nd chance ... just days after blasting the NFL star on national TV. Remember, Sharpe called for Brees to retire and walk away from pro football forever on his FS1 show..." June 08

  • A Source Close to Drew Brees is Not Doing Him Any Favors

    The Big Lead "Drew Brees went from sounding a lot like the president to rebutting his old arguments in a 40-hour span. It was a remarkable about-face emblematic of the larger moment happening right now which feels like a collective awakening of conscience. In his Football..." June 08

  • Ben Watson accepts Drew Brees’ apology, wants to hear what he’s learned

    Mass Live "In between Drew Brees’ initial controversial comments about protesting during the national anthem and his about-face apology that briefly put him in a Twitter fight with Donald Trump, Brees spoke to Benjamin Watson. The two were twice teammates..." June 08

  • Drew Brees Reportedly Cried When Apologizing To Saints Teammates

    Clutch Points "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been heavily criticized for comments on kneeling during the national anthem. However, Brees has publicly issued two apologies and has made it clear that he stands with the black community in the fight against systemic racial..." June 06

  • Drew Brees’ Wife Releases Emotional Statement On Inequality: “WE ARE THE PROBLEM”

    Total Pro Sports "Several days after New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees first gave his comments about how he’ll never agree with protesting during the national anthem, his wife, Brittany Brees, has now shared her thoughts on the situation as well. In her post that was later shared to the..." June 06

  • Dez Bryant Doesn’t ‘Feel Sorry’ For Drew Brees Being Criticized

    The Spun "NFL free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant is the latest player to weigh in on the Drew Brees situation that has been dominating the sports news cycle the last two days. Bryant and Brees were briefly teammates in 2018, before the three-time Pro Bowl wideout tore his Achilles, ending his..." June 06

  • Bud Dupree Responds to Donald Trump Saying NFL Players Shouldn't Kneel During the National Anthem

    12 Up "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees caused a stir among teammates, fans and athletes across all sports when he stated he doesn't support players kneeling during the National Anthem. The 13-time Pro Bowler has since released multiple apologies via social media, one of..." June 06

  • President Trump forced Drew Brees to pick a side, and he did

    Pro Football Talk "Before Friday afternoon, Saints quarterback Drew Brees had issued multiple apologies for reiterating his viewpoint on peaceful protests during the national anthem without addressing whether he had abandoned his position, as stated on Wednesday, that he “will never agree with..." June 06

  • Nate Boyer Says Drew Brees Will Rebound From Backlash, 'He's Too Good Of A Guy'

    TMZ "Drew Brees WILL come back from the firestorm he's currently in ... so says Nate Boyer, who tells TMZ Sports, "There's people that have done way, way worse things." "And, it's not even like he really did anything bad," Boyer says. "He..." June 06

  • Michael Thomas Reacted Favorably To Drew Brees Correcting Donald Trump

    Total Pro Sports "It appears that Michael Thomas is back on board with Drew Brees. The tide changed almost completely when the New Orleans Saints QB received plenty of praise on social media last night for his response to President Donald Trump. Brees originally said to Yahoo that..." June 06

  • Drew Brees responds to Trump: 'This is not an issue about the American flag'

    The Score "Drew Brees has a message for United States President Donald Trump. The New Orleans Saints quarterback took to Instagram on Friday to respond to Trump, who tweeted earlier that Brees "should not have taken back his original stance" about protests..." June 06

  • Drew Brees Becomes Prop Bet, Will He Kneel During Week 1?

    TMZ "Will Drew Brees join the movement he recently denounced and take a knee during the National Anthem?? The right answer to that question can result in some serious cash ... as the New Orleans Saints QB has become the center of a new prop bet. Of course, Brees started..." June 06

  • Donald Trump says Drew Brees shouldn't have apologized for kneeling comments

    For The Win "Drew Brees has now apologized twice for his words on Colin Kaepernick’s protest. In an interview with Yahoo, Brees, when asked what he thought about players possibly taking a knee during the anthem to protest police brutality, said, “I will never agree with anybody..." June 05

  • Why Drew Brees' apology missed the mark again with some players, and what he has to do next

    CBS Sports "Drew Brees, in the aftermath of causing a national controversy with misguided comments about peaceful protests in the NFL, could have said so much more. And what he continues to omit continues to speak loudly to some in the NFL..." June 05

  • Maria Taylor Goes Off on Drew Brees on 'First Take'

    The Big Lead "Maria Taylor was hosting First Take on Friday when she went off on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. In a nearly two-minute takedown, Taylor tore into Brees for not having empathy for black NFL players. She claimed Brees should have educated himself..." June 05

  • Longtime Saints WR Marques Colston Speaks Out On Drew Brees

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The last few weeks have been trying, former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston said Wednesday.  He's been processing, soul searching, trying to be a part of the solution.  "I've been trying to educate my kids on the 'why' behind..." June 05

  • “That Was Overkill”: Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley Voice Support for Drew Brees After His Apology

    Essentially Sports "The recent comment made by NFL player, Drew Brees has stirred controversy and attracted immense criticism. In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, racism has become a sensitive issue around this time. Keeping in mind these aspects, Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith, and Charles..." June 05

  • Warren Moon Calls Drew Brees' Apology 'A Start,' Wants QB To Help Black Community

    TMZ "Hall of Famer Warren Moon says he truly believes Drew Brees didn't mean any harm with his stance on the national anthem protests ... but now that he's apologized, it's time to step up and put his words to action. Of course, Brees faced backlash from his..." June 05

  • Deion Jones: Drew Brees’ apology needs to turn to action

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons linebacker Deion Jones, a native of New Orleans, felt Saints quarterbacks Drew Brees’ apology for insensitive comments about the nationwide social- and racial-justice protests rang hollow.  Brees told Yahoo Finance that he would never support NFL players kneeling..." June 05

  • Drew Brees Drops New Apology Video, Look Into My Eyes

    TMZ "Drew Brees just posted a new video ... saying he hopes people can look into his eyes and see how sorry he is for the comments he made. "I know there's not much that I can say that would make things any better right now," Brees said on Instagram. "But, I just want..." June 04

  • Former Green Beret Nate Boyer, who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel, reacts to Drew Brees' protest comments

    USA Today "The former Green Beret who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel before the pre-game national anthem while protesting police brutality and social injustice in 2016 addressed Drew Brees' controversial comments about that practice.  Nate Boyer, a long snapper for the..." June 04

  • Jameis Winston seeing surge in MVP bets amid Drew Brees controversy

    Larry Brown Sports "The firestorm surrounding New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had led to an interesting development on the NFL betting front. Former Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, Brees’ backup in New Orleans, is seeing a surge of bets being placed on him to win 2020 NFL MVP, per..." June 04

  • Devin and Jason McCourty ‘hold no animosity’ toward Drew Brees

    Boston "Patriots cornerbacks Devin and Jason McCourty say they hold “no animosity or hostility” toward New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who received considerable backlash for his comments regarding players kneeling during the national anthem. The McCourtys, who were..." June 04

  • Jets’ Jamal Adams rips Saints’ Drew Brees, Bills’ Jake Fromm for their ‘b******t a*s apologies’

    NJ "Jets safety Jamal Adams on Thursday blasted Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Bills quarterback Jake Fromm. Brees and Fromm both apologized earlier Thursday for controversial, race-related comments. Brees had spoken out against players who kneel..." June 04

  • Michael Thomas Forgives Teammate Drew Brees, 'He Apologized, I Accept'

    TMZ "Michael Thomas is also forgiving Brees -- after the superstar WR was publicly critical of Drew's comments. "One of my brothers made a public statement yesterday that I disagreed with. He apologized & I accept it because that’s what we are taught to do as..." June 04

  • Mutual Interest Existed Between Saints, Tom Brady?

    Pro Football Rumors "An interesting what-if during an offseason featuring the highest-profile quarterback movement since free agency opened 27 years ago: Tom Brady was interested in the Saints this year. The Saints were also interested, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports (on..." June 04

  • Patrick Mahomes’ Mom Agrees With Drew Brees

    Black Sports Online "I am not saying Patrick Mahomes and his mother have to believe the same things. A lot of people disagree with their parents on certain issues, but the fact his mom is white and saying these things are disturbing. It makes you wonder if the statement Mahomes put out was just for..." June 04

  • What Drew Brees' remarks reveal about the NFL

    The Score "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees inadvertently showed Wednesday that if NFL games are going to be played this fall, the league better be prepared for a public-relations nightmare that likely won't go away. All because the NFL once treated protesting players as a public-relations..." June 04

  • Drew Brees needs to do more than apologize for comments on protests

    USA Today "Crafting an apology and wading through Google to find the exact right photo to accompany it – empathetic! inspiring! hopeful! – was the easy part. But Drew Brees needs to prove there is substance to his mea culpa, that his wasn’t yet another word salad from..." June 04

  • Drew Brees backlash preview for NFL season?

    Yahoo! Sports "While many leaders, writers and critics have called for unity to deal with police brutality and racism, it’s clear emotions in this country remain raw, and the path to understanding each other remains murky. The recent contention surrounding Drew Brees is the..." June 04

  • Terron Armstead waited to talk to Drew Brees before commenting

    The Spun "People around the country were devastated by Drew Brees’ comments on Wednesday about the national anthem. Time usually heals most wounds, but the New Orleans Saints aren’t wasting time when it comes to addressing this issue. Saints offensive tackle Terron Armstead recently..." June 04

  • Should Drew Brees Retire After 'Kneeling' Comments?

    12 Up "The New Orleans Saints were one of the most in-sync teams in the NFL with a future Hall of Famer at quarterback in Drew Brees, but it was Brees himself who decided to drop an atom bomb into that locker room with his polarizing comments about protesters and their respect, or a..." June 04

  • Aaron Rodgers on protests and Drew Brees comments: 'It has never been about an anthem or a flag'

    Sporting News "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers called for solidarity and change amid protests over George Floyd's death, adding that on-field demonstrations by NFL players in recent years have "never been about an anthem or flag." Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in..." June 04

  • Saints' Demario Davis Says Drew Brees' Apology Is 'Leadership at Its Finest'

    Clutch Points "New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis made an appearance on CNN and praised Drew Brees for his apology after his comments about kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protesting racism and police brutality. Davis said that it takes a lot for someone to..." June 04

  • Shannon Sharpe Calls for Drew Brees to Retire Over Kneeling Comments

    TMZ "Shannon Sharpe has heard enough from Drew Brees -- and he's sick of it -- calling for the QB to retire and walk away already. The NFL Hall of Famer went off on Drew on FS1's 'Undisputed' -- calling Drew's apology "meaningless" and..." June 04

  • Drew Brees' egregious fumble could fracture relationships, threaten Saints' cohesion

    USA Today "Drew Brees blew it. Plain and simple. At a time in America where emotions are raw, racial tensions are high and healing is needed more than ever; at a time where the NFL and its teams and countless players are attempting to convey support for people of color; at time where the sports..." June 04

  • Saints players have plan to discuss Drew Brees’ ‘disrespecting the flag’ comments ‘in-house’

    Sportsnaut "Drew Brees made a declaration on Wednesday that did not go over well with many, including some of his New Orleans Saints teammates. In the wake of those statements, most are choosing to remain quiet at this time. Per Dianna Russini of ESPN, there is a plan for a team meeting to..." June 04