Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • Drew Brees works out without thumb brace Friday

    Larry Brown Sports "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees continues to make steady progress in his recovery from a thumb injury. Brees was seen practicing without his thumb brace on Friday. It was a light workout, however, that saw Brees run some routes but not participate in anything strenuous. " October 11

  • Tom Brady eclipses Manning for 2nd in passing yards

    NFL.com "Tom Brady topped Peyton Manning again. But he has some work to do if he's going to surpass Drew Brees. With a 19-yard completion to Sony Michel in the first quarter of Thursday's game against the New York Giants, Brady became the NFL's second..." October 10

  • Drew Brees pushing to return from thumb injury in Week 8

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints have won three games in a row under Teddy Bridgewater and should be in great shape whenever Drew Brees returns from his thumb injury, and all signs point to that happening sooner rather than later. Brees has been rehabbing hard and says he understands the..." October 09

  • The NFL’s Passing Records Are Becoming Meaningless

    Wall Street Journal "Tom Brady passed Brett Favre on the NFL’s career passing yards list Sunday, placing him only behind Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. It’s a testament to one of the best players ever, his unprecedented durability—Brady is 42 years old, you might have heard—and a career that..." October 07

  • Drew Brees throwing 2 weeks after thumb surgery

    NFL.com "Less than a month after being sidelined, Drew Brees is already back to his gunslinging ways. Well, sort of. The New Orleans Saints quarterback posted three short clips to his Instagram account on Saturday showcasing the progress he's made since..." October 06

  • Drew Brees says his thumb is getting stronger every day

    Pro Football Talk "All those thumb exercises seem to be working. Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who was seen repeatedly during Sunday night’s win over the Cowboys flexing his surgically-repaired thumb on the sideline, tells WWL radio that his thumb is getting stronger every day. " October 03

  • Dwayne Haskins says Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady didn’t start as rookies either

    ESPN " Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins sees what's going on, just like everyone else: Other rookie quarterbacks are making headlines; he is not. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, Kyler Murray, is starting for the Arizona..." September 27

  • Drew Brees posts on social media after surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Drew Brees had a smile on his face and a cast on his hand after coming out of surgery Wednesday. The Saints quarterback used social media to post an update on his surgically repaired thumb. “Step 1. Complete…successful surgery. This is my attempt at giving..." September 19

  • Report: Drew Brees' Thumb Surgery 'Went Perfect'; Still Could Return in 6 Weeks

    Bleacher Report "The surgical procedure on the thumb of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' throwing hand reportedly "went perfect" Wednesday in Los Angeles. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the update Thursday and added it remains possible Brees returns to..." September 19

  • Saints’ Sean Payton doesn’t plan to place Drew Brees on IR

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Saints don’t plan on placing Drew Brees on the injured reserve, coach Sean Payton announced on Wednesday.   September 18

  • Injured Saints QB Drew Brees schedules surgery for Wednesday

    USA Today "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has scheduled surgery on his injured throwing hand for Wednesday, Sept. 18, per a report from Ed Werder of ESPN. Brees flew into Houston to receive a second opinion on his status before traveling back to Los Angeles, where the first specialist he..." September 17

  • Drew Brees to see hand specialist in Los Angeles after injury

    Fox News "Drew Brees, the New Orleans Saints longtime quarterback, will be examined by a hand specialist in Los Angeles after suffering an injury during an earlier game against the Rams. Brees, 40, was seen after the game with a wrap on his throwing hand that some theorized could mean..." September 16

  • Saints QB Drew Brees to undergo thumb surgery, likely miss six weeks

    USA Today "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will undergo surgery on his injured right hand and likely miss six weeks, according to multiple reports. ESPN and NFL Network first reported the news Monday morning, with NFL Network adding that Brees tore a ligament..." September 16

  • Drew Brees Injury Hasn't Ruined the Saints' Season ... Yet

    The Big Lead "Drew Brees is concerned concerned about his thumb injury and is seeing a specialist. Who Dat Nation holds its breath — in between complaining about inequitable officiating — and hopes its future Hall of Fame quarterback will get back on the field sooner rather than later...." September 16

  • Rams’ Aaron Donald leaves Saints game with back injury

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald missed some time against the New Orleans Saints due to a back injury, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. He joined Saints quarterback Drew Brees as the game’s superstars to sustain an injury in the NFC Championship..." September 15

  • Saints' Drew Brees suffers right hand injury vs. Rams

    NFL.com "Alert: Teddy Bridgewater takes over under center for the New Orleans Saints. Drew Brees left Sunday's game against the Lost Angeles Rams after the team's second series. The Saints QB was seen getting a heavy tape-job on his..." September 15

  • Drew Brees “never will” forget the ending of the 2018 NFC Championship

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints and Rams square off on Sunday, for the first time since one of the most controversial playoff games in league history — an outcome so significant that it prompted a major change in the rules. The non-call of defensive pass interference against the Rams still resonates..." September 12

  • Drew Brees on clock error: “That can’t happen”

    NFL.com "The NFL encountered another officiating flub in the Superdome. At least this time the New Orleans Saints won the game. NFL senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron admitted after Monday night's 30-28 win over the Houston Texans that a time accounting error cost the Saints..." September 10

  • Drew Brees: I'm Not Anti-LGBTQ ... 'Love & Accept All'

    TMZ "Drew Brees says he's NOT anti-LGBTQ -- despite working with an organization that opposes same-sex marriage and adoption by same-sex couples. The New Orleans Saints quarterback recently appeared in a video to promote "Bring Your Bible to School Day" which was part of a..." September 05

  • Top 5 contenders to win NFL MVP

    Larry Brown Sports "Expectations are high for many NFL teams and players entering the season. Some players, though, can dream of more than just leading their team to a Super Bowl. A select few are favored to win the MVP award, recognizing a season of individual greatness. This award usually goes to a..." September 02

  • Saints’ Taysom Hill has copied everything Drew Brees does

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Saints backup quarterback Taysom Hill has only been with the franchise a fraction of the time that Drew Brees has, but it didn’t take long for the BYU alumnus to see what the future Hall-of-Famer was doing and how he was doing it. Two years later, Hill has no qualms with saying..." August 28

  • 12 starting quarterbacks have seen no preseason action

    Pro Football Talk "NFL teams are increasingly seeing the risk of preseason injuries as outweighing the rewards of getting players ready for live action. And that’s particularly clear in the numbers of starting quarterbacks who are sitting out. Midway through the preseason, 12 starting quarterbacks..." August 20

  • Drew Brees on new helmet after 2018 switch: 'It just looks like I'm going to Mars'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown prefers his old helmet. And at first, Saints quarterback Drew Brees felt the same.  Four or five years ago, Brees said he tried out a different, more updated helmet than the one he'd been using his whole career, after the equipment..." August 15

  • Will it be Drew Brees or Tom Brady who ends up with the NFL’s passing touchdown record?

    SB Nation "Peyton Manning’s spot as the NFL’s all-time passing yards leader was short-lived. He took the record from Brett Favre in 2015, but less than three years later, Manning ceded it to Drew Brees. Now, Manning’s about to lose his passing..." August 13

  • Has the inevitable Drew Brees decline already begun?

    ESPN "For years, the New Orleans Saints held back Drew Brees from winning his second Super Bowl. Now, could the biggest obstacle for the 2019 Saints actually be their star quarterback? They enter the season with a 15.7% chance of winning the Super Bowl..." August 12

  • How Drew Brees, at 40, Is Looking to Get Better

    SI "This is the Saints’ seventh training camp day, and another with off-the-charts humidity and triple-digit heat indexes. And really, the 40-year-old quarterback with a Super Bowl ring, a fistful of NFL records, multi-generational financial security and a post-career ticket to Canton..." August 05

  • Drew Brees, Zion Williamson have formed tight bond

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "One of New Orleans' biggest sports stars is old enough to be the father of the city's newest sports star.  Yes, Saints quarterback Drew Brees turned 40 back in January, while Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson turned 19 in July.  Even before Brees met..." August 01

  • Is this the year age catches up with Drew Brees?

    Pro Football Talk "With Patriots quarterback Tom Brady winning Super Bowls and running fast (for him) 40-yard dashes at age 41, it might seem that the quarterback position can be played well into a player’s 40s. But not every player ages like Brady, and it’s fair to raise questions about the..." July 06

  • Drew Brees wins $6.1 million in damages over diamond fraud

    The Advocate "Jurors in San Diego decided Friday that Drew Brees is owed more than $6.1 million in damages after a jeweler exploited his friendship with the Saints quarterback to sell him extremely overpriced diamonds.  Jeweler Vahid Moradi and his attorney, Kevin Rooney, said they..." June 21

  • How long will Drew Brees be Saints QB? 'As long as he wants to play,' GM Mickey Loomis says

    The Advocate "Drew Brees is a 40-year-old NFL quarterback -- that in and of itself is a rare feat.  And while there seems to be no dropoff in his Saints production after his 18th NFL season, even GM Mickey Loomis said it's really unknown how long the 12-time Pro Bowler could keep..." June 18

  • Drew Brees says ongoing lawsuit has been “very stressful”

    The Advocate "Drew Brees would much rather have been on the practice field in Metairie than in a court room in San Diego over the past few days.  But because of a legal matter in California, Brees missed time at last week's OTAs and also was absent on Tuesday on the first day of..." June 13

  • In San Diego court, Drew Brees accuses jeweler of using friendship to scam millions from him

    The Advocate "Drew Brees climbed into the witness stand in a San Diego courtroom on Thursday afternoon and recounted how, as he sees it, a jeweler exploited their friendship to sell the New Orleans Saints' quarterback extremely overpriced diamonds. He spoke on the first day of testimony and..." June 07

  • Drew Brees “certainly impressed” by Jared Cook so far

    The Advocate "After the first three days of OTAs, NFL teams are all about managing expectations. The hot-shot rookie wideout may not look that good once pads and looming safeties itching to tackle are added to the mix, while new offensive lineman struggling early are still getting used to the cadence,..." May 26

  • Drew Brees using infamous non-call as motivation for 2019

    The Score "Following a second straight demoralizing exit from the NFL playoffs, Drew Brees said he spent more time with family than usual in the offseason to get away from it all, according to ESPN's Mike Triplett. The New Orleans Saints were bounced in the..." May 23

  • Drew Brees on playing 'each season like it's my last

    The Advocate "Drew Brees didn't tip his hand on his plans beyond this year with the New Orleans Saints -- but others in attendance at The Advocate's Star of Stars high school sports awards event had no interest in playing coy.  When Brees was asked about his eventual..." May 22