Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nick Saban: NFL doctors may have missed on Dylan Moses like they did on Drew Brees

    The Spun "Perhaps the biggest miss of Nick Saban‘s illustrious coaching career was not signing Drew Brees as head coach of the Miami Dolphins. As the famous story goes, the Dolphins team doctors failed Brees on a physical, Miami wound up signing Daunte Culpepper instead,..." May 07

  • When he decided to return in 2020, Drew Brees knew it was his last year

    247 Sports "Speculation surrounding Drew Brees possibly retiring from the NFL brewed throughout the 2020 season. The New Orleans Saints legend officially decided to retire on March 14, just over two months after a report before the team’s regular season finale surfaced..." May 06

  • Saints legend Drew Brees’ shocking reveal on 2020 season

    Clutch Points "Nope, it’s not that he retired — we already knew that. Drew Brees, the greatest quarterback in the history of the New Orleans Saints, gave a new and sort of heartbreaking peek behind the curtain of his retirement. It turns out that Brees’ underwhelming 2020 season was in..." April 21

  • Sean Payton: Approach is still the same without Drew Brees

    Nola "It is April, Sean Payton was just out at TPC Louisiana to play a charity golf event before the Zurich Classic tees off this week, and his New Orleans Saints team is still months away from taking the field for training camp. That is to say, it’s still early in this..." April 21

  • Saints Fan On Boat Dresses as Darth Vader and Sings To Honor Drew Brees

    Total Pro Sports "Saints fans are understandibly emotional after Drew Brees finally confirmed that he was heading into retirement after 20 NFL seasons. The 42-year-old Brees is the NFL’s all-time leader with 80,358 career passing yards and 7,142 completions. His 571 touchdowns rank second to Tom..." March 22

  • Drew Brees shares emotional message with Saints fans

    Yardbarker "Drew Brees went out of his way to share an emotional message with New Orleans Saints fans days after announcing his retirement from the NFL.  In a video message posted to the Saints’ Twitter account, Brees thanked owner Gayle Benson and her late husband Tom, coach..." March 17

  • Saints' Sean Payton: I think we're set with Jameis Winston, Taysom Hill at QB

    The Score "The New Orleans Saints believe Drew Brees' replacement is already on their roster. Head coach Sean Payton is optimistic the recently re-signed Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill can step up in 2021 after Brees announced his retirement..." March 16

  • David Carr makes ridiculous comment on Jameis Winston and Drew Brees

    Larry Brown Sports "Former NFL quarterback David Carr believes Jameis Winston is the answer at quarterback for the Saints, and he made a ridiculous comment while making his point. Carr, who is an analyst for NFL Network, was talking on Monday about New Orleans’ future at quarterback without Drew..." March 16

  • Jameis Winston Agrees to 1-Year Saints Contract After Drew Brees' Retirement

    Bleacher Report "The partnership between Jameis Winston and the New Orleans Saints will reportedly continue after the two sides agreed to a deal on Monday, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the deal is for one year..." March 15

  • Dan Orlovsky Shocked, Offended and Momentarily Frozen By Max Kellerman's Drew Brees Hot Take

    The Big Lead "Drew Brees retired on Sunday, just in time to distract from the NCAA tournament and hijack all the sports talk shows on Monday morning. Dan Orlovsky appeared on Get Up and First Take this morning to talk about Brees' legacy. Everything was going fine..." March 15

  • Drew Brees announces he's joining NBC Sports as analyst after retiring from the NFL

    Today "Drew Brees is ready for the next chapter after a legendary NFL career. The retired New Orleans Saints superstar quarterback announced exclusively on TODAY Monday that he is joining NBC Sports as a studio analyst for Football Night in America and a game analyst for NBC's coverage..." March 15

  • Drew Brees blazed a new trail for modern quarterbacks

    Yahoo! Sports "As legacy goes, Drew Brees added many thing to the story that is the NFL. Beyond his unique significance to the resurrection of New Orleans, Brees became a human JUGS machine during his tenure with the Saints. Before Brees, only one quarterback threw for 5,000 yards in a..." March 15

  • Saints WR Michael Thomas writes heartfelt thank you note to Drew Brees: 'You are my hero'

    Nola "In the hours after New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees announced his retirement, many of his current and former teammates shared their feelings on social media. Then came receiver Michael Thomas, who posted a heartfelt 900-word letter to his quarterback on Instagram, along with..." March 15

  • New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees Announces Retirement After Hall-of-Fame Career

    SI "Saints quarterback Drew Brees announced his retirement on Sunday after one of the most decorated careers in NFL history. Brees, 42, retires as the all-time leader in passing yards and completions. He led the Saints to their only Super Bowl in franchise history, a 31–17..." March 14

  • NFL world reacts to the legendary Drew Brees announcing his retirement

    Sportsnaut "One of the greatest of all-time. An absolute legend. A first ballot Hall of Famer. Quarterback Drew Brees will go down in history as one of the top-10 signal callers to ever take to the NFL gridiron. Now, after 20 amazing seasons and 15 with the New Orleans Saints, Brees has called it..." March 14

  • People close to Drew Brees unsure of his plans?

    Larry Brown Sports "NFL free agency is set to begin soon, and Drew Brees still has not yet announced a decision about his future. The expectation for at least a year has been that Brees would retire, but he has not officially done so. According to one report, even some close to Brees are unsure of the..." March 14

  • Panthers LB Shaq Thompson “Happy” Drew Brees Is Retiring, Wants Tom Brady, Matt Ryan ‘Outta Here’ Too

    Total Pro Sports "If and when Drew Brees announces his retirement, there is at least one person who will be thrilled to see him gone. Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson told Bleacher Report’s Adam Lefkoe that while he’ll miss the rush of competing against Brees, he won’t be..." March 05

  • NFL Insider Reveals Why Drew Brees Has Yet To Announce His Retirement

    Total Pro Sports "Drew Brees acted like a man who was ready to ang up his cleats during there playoff loss to the Tampa Bay Bucs, but he has yet to formally announce it. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network confidently stated on Monday that Brees won’t be on the field in 2021, so what is the hold-up with..." March 02

  • Should Saints Fans Want Drew Brees Back?

    The Big Lead "Jay Glazer reported that Drew Brees would be retiring at the conclusion of the New Orleans Saints' playoff run, so we all sort of assumed the future Hall of Fame quarterback would limp into the sunset. Especially after running out of gas and looking very much like someone..." March 01

  • The Only NFL Players With No-Trade Clauses

    Pro Football Rumors "It’s fairly common for disgruntled NFL players to give their teams a short list of acceptable trade destinations. However, it’s still quite rare for players to hold contractual veto power over a trade. Currently, there are only eight NFL players with a no-trade clause in their..." February 28

  • Shocking Drew Brees video blows up retirement speculation

    New York Post "Drew Brees doesn’t look like someone about to retire from the NFL. Brees’ trainer Todd Durkin published a video to social media Saturday that shows the Saints quarterback pushing a weighted sled through a parking lot and includes the captain: “Not sure WHY he’s..." February 27

  • Saints Fans Are Upset Because Drew Brees Is Working Out To Make A Comeback

    Black Sports Online "Poor Saints fans. They love Drew Brees, but they really want to move on, but he won’t let them. He has had plenty of time to announce his retirement, but instead, he is posting workout videos like Cam Newton. The Saints are going to have to cut him if they..." February 27

  • Sean Payton: Jameis Winston 'up next' if Drew Brees retires

    The Score "Signs continue to point to the New Orleans Saints choosing Jameis Winston as Drew Brees' successor at starting quarterback whenever the future Hall of Famer hangs up his cleats. The latest indication came from New Orleans defensive end Cameron Jordan...." February 24

  • Tiger Woods was reportedly on way to meet Drew Brees, Justin Herbert when he crashed car

    Sporting News "Tiger Woods was involved in a single-car accident on Tuesday morning in California shortly after 10 a.m. ET. The car rolled over multiple times, reportedly causing the golf legend to suffer a shattered ankle and two leg fractures, one of which was compound. L.A. County Sheriff Alex..." February 23

  • Alvin Kamara: Drew Brees taking his time to make best decision for him

    SI "It wasn't so long ago that Saints running back Alvin Kamara was making headlines in NASCAR after partnering up with JD Motorsports to sponsor the No. 6 car that's driven by Ryan Vargas. Kamara said, “When this opportunity presented itself, I knew I..." February 23

  • Social Media Reacts To The Latest Drew Brees Speculation

    The Spun "Drew Brees has yet to announce a decision on his NFL future. The New Orleans Saintsquarterback is expected to retire, but he hasn’t made it official yet. Saints head coach Sean Payton said earlier this month that he expected an announcement from Brees..." February 22

  • Drew Brees Gets Clowned On Social Media For Thinking About Coming Back To Saints

    Black Sports Online "The Saints, Michael Thomas, Jameis Winston, Taysom Hill and pretty much everyone wants Brees to retired. Alas, there are some reports that Brees might want to come back. Social media isn’t having it. They are clowning him relentlessly about how he is no..." February 19

  • Drew Brees’ announcement should be coming any day now

    Pro Football Talk "All signs pointed to Drew Brees retiring from the Saints, even before he slashed his 2021 salary as part of a broader plan to manage the salary-cap reckoning. However, Brees still hasn’t announced his intentions. Given the estimate provided two weeks ago by..." February 18

  • Justin Herbert plans to pick Drew Brees' brain on new OC Joe Lombardi's offense

    Essentially Sports "The Los Angeles Chargers finished the 2020 NFL regular season with a 7-9 record. They were third in the AFC West behind Jon Gruden’s Las Vegas Raiders. However, rookie quarterback Justin Herbert was one of the few bright lights in an otherwise mediocre Chargers offense. Former..." February 10

  • Saints revise Drew Brees' contract, open nearly $24M in cap space

    Bleacher Report "Drew Brees has not officially committed to returning to the New Orleans Saints for his 21st NFL season, but he's provided his franchise with plenty of salary-cap relief should he choose to keep playing.  According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero,..." February 06

  • Drew Brees to make retirement decision in next week or two?

    Nola "The immediate future of the New Orleans Saints quarterback position should begin to crystallize in the next few weeks. While joining the CBS Sports ‘Pick Six Podcast’ Wednesday morning, Saints coach Sean Payton said quarterback Drew Brees should be making his..." February 04

  • Demario Davis: 'I sure hope' Drew Brees returns for 2021 season

    USA Today "Don’t count Demario Davis among the crowd calling for Drew Brees to retire. The New Orleans Saints linebacker gave his quarterback a vote of confidence on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” program on Thursday, expressing hope Brees will return for another title run..." February 04

  • Saints' Mickey Loomis: No plans to blow up roster if Drew Brees retires

    The Score "The New Orleans Saints are staring at an offseason in which multiple players could leave, but general manager Mickey Loomis believes his team will remain a championship-caliber squad. Despite the salary-cap challenges ahead, Loomis said there are no plans to start from..." January 27

  • Saints Will 'Wait' for Drew Brees Amid Retirement Buzz, Per GM Mickey Loomis

    Bleacher Report "New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said the team's front office will wait for Drew Brees' final retirement decision before making its quarterback plans for 2021. "I don't think it's a lot different from last year," Loomis told..." January 27

  • Ian Book hopes to be compared to Drew Brees, Russell Wilson, Baker Mayfield

    247 Sports "After a stellar career in South Bend with the Fighting Irish, Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book made his way to Mobile, Ala., this week to take part in the Senior Bowl. The 6-0, 210-pounder, who is preparing for the NFL Draft, jumped on with the NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano,..." January 27

  • The QB the Saints must draft to replace Drew Brees

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Saints should draft former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones in the upcoming NFL Draft. On the daily Locked On Saints podcast, Ross Jackson discussed a prospect that is getting predicted to the Saints on a ton of mock drafts. Jones is a perfect fit to..." January 26

  • Michael Thomas Subtweets Drew Brees' Arm During NFC Championship Game

    The Big Lead "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held Michael Thomas without a catch last weekend as they beat the New Orleans Saints to advance to the NFC Championship Game. Drew Brees was pretty bad and after the game it was revealed that he had been dealing with a whole list of injuries. And now..." January 24

  • Brittany Brees Reveals All The Painful Injuries Drew Brees Had To Deal With During Season

    Total Pro Sports "If Drew Brees was having second thoughts about retiring from the NFL, he should look back at his injury report and that should pretty much set it in stone. Despite what the media has reported, the New Orleans Saints legend has not made a decision on whether to retire from the game or..." January 20

  • NFL Films Showed Moment Between Tom Brady & Drew Brees

    Total Pro Sports "After the dust settled from their divisional-round playoff game, Drew Brees and Tom Brady were spotted Sunday having what could be their last moment together at the Superdome. On Monday, NFL Films dropped a close-up of the two future hall of fame QB’s embracing each other after..." January 18

  • FOX Cameras Catch A Tearful Drew Brees Telling Jameis Winston ‘This Is Your Team Now’

    BroBible "It appears that Drew Brees has played his final NFL game. Before Sunday’s Bucs-Saints divisional playoff game, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reported that Brees was deadset on retiring after this season. After the Saints were eliminated by the Bucs a tearful Drew Brees..." January 18

  • New Orleans Saints Must Now Prepare for Life Without Drew Brees

    Bleacher Report "The end of an era occurred Sunday during the New Orleans Saints' 30-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers whether or not Drew Brees retires this offseason.  Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported the NFL's all-time leading passer entered the..." January 18

  • Saints' Drew Brees Says He Will Contemplate Future Amid Retirement Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Drew Brees' season came to an end Sunday night, but his career might not be done just yet. "I'm gonna give myself an opportunity to think about the season, think about a lot of things, just like I did last year and make a decision," Brees told..." January 18

  • Tom Brady describes Drew Brees as 'incredible player and competitor' after possible final matchup

    Fox News "Drew Brees waved goodbye to the New Orleans Saints’ home crowd after what is believed to be the final game of his career – a divisional-round loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brees walked off the field and blew kisses to his family who was sitting in a..." January 18

  • Buccaneers’ Devin White reveals key to stopping Drew Brees, Saints

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Saints may have gotten the better of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their first two meetings this season, but this time, linebacker Devin White believes that they have a way to stop quarterback Drew Brees in their Divisional Round game. White believes..." January 17

  • Saints' QB Drew Brees Will Retire at the End of New Orlean's Playoff Run

    Bleacher Report "The end of the road may be near for Drew Brees. Ahead of the New Orleans Saints' divisional-round clash with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported Sunday the future Hall of Famer is planning to retire upon the conclusion of the..." January 17

  • How Drew Brees & Wife Brittany Brees Changed Course on Anthem Protests

    Heavy "Drew Brees and wife Brittany Brees endured a lot of criticism last offseason after the Saints quarterback sounded off about protests conducted during the national anthem. The couple has since apologized and spent the latter half of 2020 reversing course on their original comments...." January 17

  • Tom Brady Dominated Drew Brees in College

    The Big Lead "Ahead of the Chiefs game against the Browns this week, a lot of people have been discussing the time Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield combined for over 1,700 yards of offense and 125 total points when they squared off in college in 2016. Fewer people are discussing Tom..." January 17

  • How Drew Brees became the face, heart and soul of the New Orleans Saints

    USA Today "When quarterback Drew Brees signed with the New Orleans Saints as a free agent on March 14, 2006, Archie Manning and Aaron Brooks held 16 club quarterback records between them. Manning is down to one now, and it may still make him sore: 337 career sacks from 1971-82. Brooks,..." January 17

  • Tom Brady says Drew Brees is ‘a lot younger’: ’18 months ago, I felt pretty good’

    Boston "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has taken jokes about his advanced age in stride all week, even quote-tweeting a joke about broadcasting his games on the History Channel with a strikingly life-like image of himself and New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees with grey hair and..." January 15

  • Drew Brees Can’t Wait For “History Channel” Battle With Tom Brady

    Pro Football Talk "Between them, Drew Brees and Tom Brady have a lot of everything: wins, completions, yards, touchdowns, rings (mostly belonging to Brady), awards (mostly belonging to Brady) and respect. “Tom and I have a friendship and a mutual respect,” Brees said..." January 13