Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • Drew Brees, Michael Thomas chasing Colts' NFL records

    NFL.com "Drew Brees and the Saints are searching for another Super Bowl title. Along that path to glory, there will be a bit of history relived and potentially more made. When Brees, superstar receiver Michael Thomas and the Saints host..." December 14

  • Drew Brees’ Disguise for Upcoming Appearance on ‘Undercover Boss’ is Wild

    12 Up "How well does New Orleans know Drew Brees? Well, the world is about to find out pretty soon. Fans will get the chance to seethe New Orleans Saints quarterback appear in the season premier of the CBS hit series "Undercover Boss" in January. The 12-time Pro..." December 13

  • Colts QB Jacoby Brissett says Drew Brees ‘sets a great example’

    Clutch Points "The Indianapolis Colts and Jacoby Brissett are set to take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football this week. While the Colts are almost surely going to miss the playoffs after a heartbreaking loss in Week 14 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,..." December 12

  • Drew Brees: “Would have been nice to have” Jared Cook all game

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Jared Cook was well on his way toward the best game of his New Orleans Saints career, and maybe the best game of his career, period. He put an emphatic exclamation point on the Saints’ first drive, beating the San Francisco 49ers defensive zone on a post route, breaking a tackle..." December 09

  • Drew Brees: We’ve got bigger fish to fry

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints became the first team to book a playoff berth when they beat the Falcons on Thursday and they have four weeks to enjoy life as NFC South champions before the postseason gets underway. Don’t expect to see the team holding any parades, though.  " November 29

  • Drew Brees praises teammate Demario Davis’ ‘presence’

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Saints are trending towards being one of the legitimate contenders in the NFC for yet another season under Sean Payton. While Drew Brees is considered to be the heart and soul of the team, Brees is very complimentary of Demario Davis’ leadership, per..." November 21

  • Drew Brees: Michael Thomas is the kind of guy you want

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Saints are cruising through their opponents as they dominated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a one-sided performance. One of the biggest performers during the 34-17 rout was Michael Thomas, and Saints quarterback Drew Brees couldn’t help but praise the..." November 18

  • Drew Brees “extremely disappointed” by Saints’ offense on Sunday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Drew Brees didn't need to go into a long speech when asked about the frustrations of the Saints not scoring a touchdown in Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons. He needed just one word, with a punch of his fist into the palm of his opposite hand for added emphasis, to sum it..." November 14

  • NFL teams have a winning record when playing their backup QBs this year

    Pro Football Talk "It’s a common refrain from NFL fans: If we lose our starting quarterback, we’re screwed. But that isn’t the case, at all. In fact, NFL teams actually have a winning record this season when forced to go to a backup because of an injury to their starter. So..." November 09

  • Drew Brees will continue wearing splint on right thumb

    Yahoo! Sports "Saints quarterback Drew Brees returned to action in Week Eight with a splint on his right thumb and he’s practicing fully this week, but memories of the injury that cost him five games this season haven’t gone away. Brees is still wearing the splint on his thumb..." November 07

  • Award in Drew Brees jewelry decision swells to nearly $9 million

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The $6.1 million verdict that jurors in San Diego awarded to Drew Brees this summer in his lawsuit against a jeweler has ballooned to nearly $9 million. Interest of more than $2.6 million as well as $166,231 in what are described as “prejudgment costs” account for the new,..." October 31

  • Saints QB Drew Brees has high praise for Teddy Bridgewater’s leadership

    Clutch Points "Future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees made his triumphant return to the New Orleans Saints this past Sunday afternoon en route to leading his team to a blowout victory over the Arizona Cardinals at home. With the team’s regular starter under center back in the..." October 28

  • Drew Brees will reportedly start Sunday for Saints

    Larry Brown Sports "After hinting at it all week, Drew Brees will, in fact, start for the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Brees will suit up as the starting quarterback against the Arizona Cardinals, as first reported by Dianna Russini and Ed Werder of ESPN. " October 26

  • Saints don’t name a starting QB for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Saints head coach Sean Payton said earlier this week that he may take all the way until Sunday to decide whether Drew Brees or Teddy Bridgewater starts at quarterback against the Cardinals. The decision will wait until at least Saturday. Payton declined..." October 26

  • Michael Thomas playing better than ever, despite Drew Brees injury

    Pro Football Talk "Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas led the league in catches and was a first-team All-Pro last year, but it was fair to ask how much of his success was attributable to having a future Hall of Fame quarterback in Drew Brees. Now we know the answer: Thomas has played most of this..." October 24

  • Drew Brees intends to play for Saints in Week 8

    Yardbarker "Drew Brees is ready to hit the field again. The New Orleans Saints quarterback, who has been out since Week 2 with a right hand injury, said Wednesday his plan is to play in Week 8 against the Arizona Cardinals. " October 23

  • Saints Should Push Drew Brees to Return After Bye Week as Teddy Bridgewater Continues to Roll

    12 Up "We all know that New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is badly itching to get back on the field, but head coach Sean Payton needs to exercise caution. Teddy Bridgewater has improbably led the Saints to a 5-0 record since being the starter and there's no reason to risk..." October 21

  • Drew Brees plans to return to Saints practice this week

    NFL.com "New Orleans rolled into Chicago on Sunday afternoon and sent the Bears into hibernation, without its starting quarterback, running back and tight end. By this time next week, the Saints could have all three back in uniform. Following New Orleans' 36-25..." October 21

  • Drew Brees back to working with NFL ball in thumb rehab

    WWL Radio "“I’m gonna have to play with a splint. That’s doctor’s orders.” That’s what Drew Brees had to say about what to expect when he returns to the field for the Saints. Brees gave WWL Radio an update on the injury to his throwing hand during his..." October 17

  • Drew Brees could be back by week 8 for Saints game vs. Cardinals

    CBS Sports "New Orleans Saints future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees continues to make a steady recovery from recent thumb surgery and there is a realistic chance he could play by Week 8 against Arizona, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Brees is in close..." October 14

  • 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