Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • Drew Brees on Rams game: ‘The most desperate team wins’

    Sportsnaut "The New Orleans Saints head into Week 12 with a 4-6 record and two games out of first place in the NFC South. They’ll be taking on a Los Angeles Rams squad that also boasts a 4-6 record. Unfortunately for Los Angeles, the Seattle Seahawks boast the second-best record in the NFC at 7-2-1. It..." November 24

  • Drew Brees feels the best he has in years as he pursues milestones, wins

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When the New Orleans Saints last went to Carolina to face the Panthers, Drew Brees stayed on the sideline. A bruised rotator cuff suffered one week earlier caused him to miss a game due to injury for the first time in his career. This season the 37-year-old quarterback has been relatively..." November 17

  • Broncos can extend impressive streak against Drew Brees

    The Sports Daily "The Denver Broncos will put an impressive streak against opposing quarterbacks on the line when facing off with Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints in Week 10. According to the NFL’s Media Research, the Broncos have not allowed a passer rating over 100.0 to an opposing quarterback in 34..." November 11

  • Drew Brees blames lack of trust in NFL league office for sinking ratings

    Awful Announcing "It’s another day and another theory about the NFL’s sinking television ratings. I know, you’ve probably read enough thinkpieces about why the most popular sports league in America has seen their television viewership fall this year to last a lifetime… but you may want to save room for just one..." November 09

  • Saints' veterans Brees, Strief say growing mistrust is hurting NFL popularity

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints veterans Drew Brees and Zach Strief expressed concerns Monday that the growing mistrust in the NFL league office has spilled over from the players to the fans and is hurting the league's popularity. "We feel like [the decline in TV ratings] is a direct result," said Brees,..." November 08

  • Michael Vick says Trevor Siemian is one of the three best QBs in the NFL

    CBS Sports "If Trevor Siemian should find himself looking for a new agent anytime soon, he might want to hire Michael Vick. In what will probably go down as one of the most absurd statements of the 2016 NFL season, Vick said that Siemian has been one of the top three quarterbacks in the NFL this season...." November 05

  • Drew Brees: I think this team is different than the last two years

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Where Drew Brees wants to position the New Orleans Saints is not with a .500 record, which it can achieve Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, but something beyond that. The Saints for a third consecutive season hold a 3-4 record, and in each of the last two seasons, they won the game needed..." November 04

  • Drew Brees on facing Jimmy Graham: 'It's gonna be weird'

    ESPN "Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham developed such a close bond during their five years together with the New Orleans Saints that Graham once said he would retire whenever Brees retired because, "I'll never play with another quarterback." So naturally Brees admitted, "It's gonna be weird, it's gonna..." October 27

  • Drew Brees: We got what we deserved in Kansas City

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints had a chance to improve their record to 3-3 in Kansas City on Sunday, which would have left them right in the thick of an NFC South race that’s tightened up over the last two weeks thanks to a pair of Falcons losses. A series of errors, both physical and mental, undermined that..." October 24

  • Drew Brees: Panthers’ Kawann Short ‘punched me in the mouth’

    Charlotte Observer "Saints quarterback Drew Brees said Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short punched him in the mouth on a fourth-quarter play that produced a touchdown but left Brees with a bloody lip. Short was flagged for roughing the passer when he hit Brees in the face with his left hand on tight end Josh..." October 17

  • Brees: Davis, Kuechly possibly best LB tandem ever

    ESPN "Forgive Drew Brees for his hyperbole. Even though the New Orleans Saints quarterback has been playing in the NFL for 16 years, he hasn’t run into many true linebacker duos like the Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis -- maybe none, in fact. Many argue that the inside linebacker..." October 15

  • Drew Brees admits Sunday's return to San Diego means 'a little bit more'

    Fox Sports "Drew Brees has been named a first-team All-Pro once and made nine Pro Bowls in his career. He’s thrown for more than 5,000 yards four times in his career and has 436 touchdowns in 16 seasons. Most of those accomplishments have come since the start of the 2006 season, his first with the New..." September 29

  • Saints' Coby Fleener, Drew Brees finally start to find their rhythm

    ESPN "Maybe Drew Brees and Coby Fleener just needed to speed things up. The New Orleans Saints quarterback finally got into a good rhythm with his new tight end in Week 3 -- and it happened while they were frantically playing catch-up in a 45-32 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. Fleener..." September 28

  • Saints wasting Drew Brees' brilliance again

    USA Today "Drew Brees might as well put his house on the market. Because if the Saints' All-Pro quarterback wants to win another Super Bowl, he’s going to have to leave New Orleans. The Saints' 45-32 loss to the Atlanta Falcons Monday night is the latest evidence that the club is unable to give Brees the..." September 27

  • Drew Brees’s Record-Breaking Games Can’t Mask the Saints’ Stink Forever

    The Ringer "As with the Oakland Raiders the week before, the New Orleans Saints did not win Sunday’s game against the New York Giants even though they really, really should have. Odell Beckham Jr. made eight catches but dropped the one that mattered; the eternally hemorrhaging Saints defense somehow managed..." September 20

  • Brees passes Marino for 3rd all-time in passing yards

    Fox Sports "Drew Brees reached yet another significant milestone Sunday. With an eight 8-yard completion to Coby Fleener in the second quarter, Brees topped Dan Marino (61,361 yards) for third place on the all-time passing yardage list." September 18

  • JPP thinks he can be the difference against Drew Brees this year

    New York Post "All week, the Giants have relived the misery inflicted by the Saints last season, recounting the embarrassment of allowing 52 points. The defense watched the highlights it remembered too well, ashamed that 49 points from the offense wasn’t enough. For Jason Pierre-Paul, it is easy to believe..." September 16

  • Representatives for Brees eyed the Cardinals during stalled extension talks

    CBS Sports "Star quarterback Drew Brees re-signed with the Saints for another year this past week, an eventuality many other teams always expected. But that doesn't mean they were not following what became a long saga of negotiations closely on the off chance the potential Hall of Famer actually played out a..." September 11

  • Drew Brees enthusiastically lets his boys play football

    Pro Football Talk "As brain injuries have become a bigger concern, more parents express doubts about letting their children play tackle football. Saints quarterback Drew Brees, however, is an enthusiastic football dad. “Do my boys play? Oh, yeah. They knock the crap out of each other,” Brees said. Brees said..." September 10

  • Drew Brees, Saints agree on 1-year contract extension

    NFL.com "Armed with an exceptional dose of leverage, Drew Brees imposed a negotiating deadline that succeeded in spurring action for a lucrative new contract. The New Orleans Saints have agreed in principle with Brees on a one-year contract extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a..." September 08

  • Drew Brees, Saints 'relatively close' on extension

    ESPN "The New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees are "relatively close" in negotiations for an extension, sources told ESPN's Ed Werder. "It looks like something could get done," one source told Werder. Sources told Werder on Monday the Saints and Brees' agent, Tom Condon, had resumed talks..." September 07

  • Drew Brees deal “all but done”

    Pro Football Talk "Last night, it was close. Now, it’s nearly complete. A source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that a new deal between the Saints and quarterback Drew Brees is “all but done.” An agreement in principle, along with details regarding the terms, are expected soon. Brees initially..." September 07

  • Drew Brees: “I’ll be here as long as they’ll have me”

    Pro Football Talk "Drew Brees said moments after signing a contract extension that he believes he’ll retire a Saint. “I’m humbled and honored, and have been since the day I first set foot here as a New Orleans Saint. It’s been an incredible journey and I hope to continue that journey for quite a bit longer,”..." September 07

  • Brees seeking 4-year deal worth $100M

    Larry Brown Sports "Drew Brees still hasn’t signed on long-term with the New Orleans Saints, and now that we have an idea of what he wants, we can start to understand why. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Brees wants a four year commitment from the Saints with a salary in the $100 million range." September 05

  • Drew Brees 'wholeheartedly' disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's method of protest

    ESPN "Drew Brees said he felt compelled to speak out against Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem, saying Monday that it was "bothering me all day long." The New Orleans Saints quarterback, who has long been a passionate supporter of the military, stressed that he has no..." August 30

  • Drew Brees outlines why players don't trust the NFL

    Sporting News "Drew Brees, who as a member of the NFLPA Executive Committee was part of the 2011 CBA negotiations, of all people should know all about the relationship between the NFL and its players. The Saints quarterback was candid when speaking about issues facing the league during an interview on the..." August 26

  • Drew Brees says players do not trust league office, Roger Goodell

    Larry Brown Sports "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees knows what it’s like to be the victim of Roger Goodell’s firm disciplinary hand, and he believes that there are major trust issues between the league office and the players. Brees told CBS Sports Radio’s Tiki and Tierney on Wednesday that a multitude of..." August 25

  • Brees Wants Long-Term Extension; Saints Not Interested

    Bleacher Report "Does New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees still want a long-term deal? Can the Saints commit enough guaranteed money? Has Brees shown any signs of wear? Watch in the video above as Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole discusses." August 11

  • Saints GM: Drew Brees’ contract situation is not a ‘distraction’

    Sportsnaut "With the start of the NFL regular season quickly approaching, it is looking more like the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees may not come to terms on a new contract. However, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis doesn’t believe that the unsettled situation with Brees should..." July 28

  • Saints GM: “No progress” on talks with Brees

    Pro Football Talk "As the Saints arrived in West Virginia for training camp Wednesday, general manager Mickey Loomis told reporters that the sides “have not made any progress” an a potential contract extension for veteran quarterback Drew Brees. Though Loomis going on the record with that means it’s news, it’s no..." July 27

  • Drew Brees: No contract talks with Saints in last 3 months

    ESPN "Drew Brees won't have a new contract in place before the New Orleans Saints kick off training camp, unless something changes drastically in the next few days. Even though other quarterbacks like Andrew Luck and Joe Flacco have gotten long-term extensions done this offseason, Brees said Saturday..." July 23

  • Sean Payton says Drew Brees isn't slowing down, won't put time limit on his career

    CBS Sports "The New Orleans Saints enter the 2016 season with plenty of questions, including a huge question mark at the quarterback position. Drew Brees shouldn't have any issues in 2016 after leading the league in passing last year, but his contract is up after this season. Making him play out a one-year..." July 12

  • Sean Payton, Drew Brees leave contract talks up to Saints, agent, Payton tells Rich Eisen Show

    The New Orleans Advocate "Sean Payton was at the beach, enjoying his Fourth of July weekend, when he glanced at his Twitter account and saw one of his players making a dubious decision. His most important player. There was a picture of Drew Brees, clinging tightly to a homemade zipline in his Del Mar, Calif., backyard,..." July 11

  • Saints roast NFL for leaving Drew Brees off best free agent signings list

    Larry Brown Sports "With football in somewhat of a dead period at the moment, the NFL Network decided to fill some space on Wednesday morning by discussing the best free agent signings in league history. The New Orleans Saints are stunned no analyst mentioned a certain quarterback who has been lighting up opposing..." July 06

  • Sean Payton does not approve of Drew Brees’ 4th of July weekend activity

    Sportsnaut "Drew Brees is pretty much the biggest difference between winning and losing for the New Orleans Saints, so staying healthy is of utmost importance. Head coach Sean Payton would certainly agree with this, which is likely why he was less than pleased with what Brees is doing this 4th of July weekend." July 03

  • Drew Brees remains confident contract will be worked out, wants to retire a Saint

    USA Today "Saints quarterback Drew Brees hasn’t changed his view: he still sees himself retiring in New Orleans. Entering the final year of his current deal and contract talks “ongoing”, Brees remains confident that an extension will work itself out. "I’ve been through that a few times, so you know..." June 22