Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • J.J. Watt and Drew Brees are part of this trivia question

    ESPN "It was the 189th time New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had been sacked in his career, so the moment really meant nothing to him. It meant something to the guy on the other end. "My rookie year we were playing at the Superdome and that's when I got my first one," Houston Texans..." November 25

  • Drew Brees confident in coordinator change, but 'everyone loved Rob Ryan'

    ESPN "Drew Brees said "everyone loved Rob Ryan." But Brees expressed confidence that the decision to fire Ryan as defensive coordinator can become part of a late-season surge for the New Orleans Saints. "Anytime there’s a change midseason, whether it’s a coach or players at different positions or..." November 24

  • NFL adds INT to Drew Brees' stat total, causes Fantasy football chaos

    CBS Sports "As far as Fantasy football goes, the only thing worse than losing is losing the day after you thought you had already won. That's what happened to some Drew Brees owners this week after the NFL applied a stat correction to his game against the Giants. After the Saints beat New York 52-49 on..." November 04

  • Drew Brees 'absolutely' expects to end career with Saints

    The Score "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has rarely looked better than he did in Sunday's seven touchdown performance against the New York Giants, and Saints fans can expect to watch a few more vintage performances from the franchise player. On Monday, when asked on The Dan Patrick Show if he..." November 02

  • Drew Brees' son cheering by school ties to Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr.

    ESPN "Drew Brees' oldest son Baylen -- the adorable kid from that iconic Super Bowl celebration in 2010 -- is old enough to really appreciate what Dad does for a living now. But Brees joked on The Dan Patrick Show that Baylen, 6, was a little too into the New Orleans Saints' 52-49 thriller against..." November 02

  • Drew Brees ties single-game record with 7 TD passes

    NFL.com "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees became the eighth player in NFL history to pass for a record seven touchdowns in a single game during Sunday's tilt against the New York Giants. Brees tied the record mark with a touchdown pass to C.J. Spiller with 36 seconds left to tie the game,..." November 01

  • Drew Brees on Joe Vitt chasing car thieves: Absolutely what I expected

    ESPN "Drew Brees laughed Wednesday as he recalled New Orleans Saints linebackers coach Joe Vitt telling his story of tearing his Achilles and breaking a wrist while chasing car thieves away from his home in the middle of the night. "It is absolutely what I would expect him to do," Brees said of the..." October 21

  • Brees has his 90th 300-yard game, closes in on Peyton’s record

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees passed for 312 yards in Thursday night’s win over the Falcons, and in doing so he became just the second player in NFL history with 90 games of at least 300 passing yards. That moves Brees to within striking distance of Peyton Manning, who owns the NFL record with..." October 16

  • Drew Brees: 'You could say I'm a little bit angry' at how season has gone so far

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, like most of the Saints, has tried to maintain a positive attitude despite a 1-4 start to the season. No player, not Brees or Jahri Evans, Brandin Cooks or Delvin Breaux, to name a few, have indicated anything else. "The morale is fine. Nobody's..." October 14

  • Drew Brees wearing wristband designed to help New Orleans Saints save time

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "For the last two weeks, New Orleans Saints quarterbacks have been sporting a new accessory on their wrists. Luke McCown had one at Carolina. On Sunday, Drew Brees was wearing one against the Dallas Cowboys. It's a wristband listing certain plays and Saints quarterbacks using it regularly for..." October 08

  • Drew Brees requested Sean Payton, trainers take him off injury report

    Sporting News "Saints quarterback Drew Brees no longer shows up on the injury report, but only because of his request. “I told the trainers and Sean (Payton) to take me off the [injury] report. I don’t like being on there," he told reporters Wednesday. Brees missed Week 3 with a bruised rotator cuff, but..." October 08

  • Drew Brees becomes 5th player with 400 TD passes; 3rd with 5,000 completions

    The Score "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw his 400th career touchdown pass Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. It happened in the most dramatic fashion possible, as Brees found C.J. Spiller in stride for an 80-yard touchdown to win the game in overtime. The Saints' quarterback became the..." October 05

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Drew Brees injury to 2 rotator cuff muscles, 1 in shoulder capsule. He says he feels passing arm healthy, can make all throws vs #Cowboys

  • Drew Brees: Nothing is 'going to keep me off the field this Sunday'

    WDSU News "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told Ellen DeGeneres that he will “absolutely” play on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Brees, in his awesome guy fashion, also surprised two fans with an inspiring gift. Brees appeared on “Ellen,” affirming that he would be back in action after..." October 02

  • Saints QB Drew Brees will start on Sunday, Sean Payton says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will start on Sunday after successfully testing his injured right shoulder in practice this week, coach Sean Payton said after Friday's practice. "I think he's planning on starting and we're planning on starting him," Payton said. "He looked crisp..." October 02

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    New Orleans Saints @Saints

    Brees: "I feel really good about Sunday. That's four days away. I will continue to make progress" #Saints #DALvsNO

  • Saints convert portion of Drew Brees' salary into bonus to free up cap space

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has agreed to turn a portion of his 2015 base salary into a signing bonus, freeing up salary cap space for the team this year but adding more pressure in 2016. ESPN first reported the contract adjustment. The NFLPA now lists Brees' 2015 base salary..." September 30

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    After evaluation and rehab session, #Saints QB @Drew Brees plans to test shoulder by throwing today for first time since Friday.

  • Drew Brees will throw Tuesday to test injured shoulder, report says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Drew Brees will test his injured right shoulder again by throwing passes Tuesday, according to ESPN. The New Orleans Saints quarterback will test his bruised right rotator cuff by throwing passes for the first time since Friday, where Brees and the team determined he wasn't ready to play in..." September 29

  • Drew Brees: I don’t know my situation for this week

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees missed Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury, marking the first time an injury caused him to miss a start since coming to New Orleans. After the game, Brees spoke to Cox Sports Television and said it was “extremely difficult” to watch while Luke McCown led the..." September 28

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    On #Saints QB Drew Brees: I’m told he’s viewed as a long shot for next week vs. #Cowboys. He’s working hard it, but has a steep climb.

  • Drew Brees 'a long shot' to play Week 4 against Cowboys

    CBS Sports "There appears to be more than meets the eye with Drew Brees' shoulder injury. The Saints quarterback won't play Week 3 against the Panthers and is already a "long shot" to play in Week 4 against the Cowboys. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported Sunday morning -- a full week before Brees would worry..." September 27

  • Drew Brees declared out vs. Panthers, Luke McCown will start

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been declared out for Sunday's game against the host Carolina Panthers, according to Saints coach Sean Payton. Luke McCown will start in his place. "Drew Brees will be out for this game. He'll travel, and I think just where he's at in the rehab and..." September 26

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    I'm told @drewbrees still doesn't know if he can play Sunday b/c rotator cuff injury, but he's working hard to get to that point.

  • Injured Drew Brees' iron man status in question with start against the Panthers up in the air

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "It's not a stretch to call New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees an iron man. If not for two meaningless games that Brees sat out after a playoff berth was clinched -- once in the 2004 finale as a Charger, once in the 2009 finale as a Saint -- that fact might be talked about even..." September 24

  • Report: Drew Brees dealing with major injury

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints have expressed optimism throughout the week that Drew Brees will be able to play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. At least one reporter believes the team is not exactly being transparent. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, one of the best football reporters in the business,..." September 24

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    MarkMaske @MarkMaske

    Drew Brees says at presser he's pretty confident he can play this weekend.

  • Drew Brees is 'pretty confident' he'll play despite shoulder injury

    CBS Sports "Despite suffering a shoulder injury against the Buccaneers last week, an injury that affected some of his throws during the loss, Saints quarterback Drew Brees thinks he'll be ready to play on Sunday when the 0-2 Saints battle the 2-0 Panthers. At his Wednesday press conference, Brees said that..." September 23

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    To clarify, Drew Brees believes "reasonable possibility'' he plays this week. See how injury responds to rehab, treatment.

  • Dr. Andrews confirms bruised rotator cuff for Drew Brees; QB hopes to play

    ESPN "Orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews examined the MRI scans for New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and confirmed the original diagnosis: that Brees has a bruised rotator cuff but there is no indication of a tear, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder. As a result, Brees said there is a..." September 22

  • Report: “Reasonable possibility” Brees plays this week

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees’s right shoulder injury has been the subject of much discussion since he admitted having some problems with it during last Sunday’s loss to the Buccaneers. On Monday, PFT reported that a decision about Brees’s ability to play in Week Three against Carolina would be..." September 22

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Brees' MRI showed a bruised rotator cuff. Not torn, per sources. Dr. James Andrews also will take a look at MRI for a second opinion.

  • Drew Brees could miss games with suspected shoulder injury

    USA Today "Already in a 0-2 hole to start the season, the New Orleans Saints might be facing an even tougher task if they have to play without star quarterback Drew Brees. The Saints believe Brees has a shoulder injury that could cause him to miss games, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported..." September 21

  • Drew Brees admits he was bothered by shoulder injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Drew Brees was throwing ducks and looking like a cousin of Peyton Manning in the New Orleans Saints’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, leading many to suggest he is physically done as a quarterback. But the veteran QB indicated after the game that something else might have been..." September 21

  • Drew Brees says 0-2 start 'not an option'

    ESPN "Drew Brees didn’t mince words when asked how important it will be for the New Orleans Saints to avoid an 0-2 start on Sunday. “That’s not even an option,” Brees said. “I mean, we’ve got to find a way to win.” The Saints, who dropped their road opener at the Arizona Cardinals last week, are..." September 16

  • Sean Payton freaked out when he saw Drew Brees wrestling a crocodile

    CBS Sports "Apparently, Saints quarterback Drew Brees left out a few minor details when he told coach Sean Payton in June that he'd be filming an episode of Running in the Wild With Bear Grylls over the offseason. That episode, which aired on Monday, pretty much left Payton speechless. Payton admitted..." September 09

  • Nick Saban: I might still be in Miami if they let me sign Drew Brees

    Pro Football Talk "Nick Saban famously left the Dolphins to coach Alabama after promising he wouldn’t. But Saban says that might never have happened if he’d been allowed to sign the quarterback he wanted. In an interview on ESPN, Saban repeated the story that he wanted to sign free agent quarterback Drew Brees in..." September 06

  • Drew Brees is convinced he will win one more Super Bowl

    Fox Sports "The New Orleans Saints are coming off of a mediocre 7-9 season that wasn’t good enough to advance them to the playoffs. Speaking with confidence about the upcoming season and a shot at winning at least one more Super Bowl before he retires, quarterback Drew Brees shared this: “I’m very..." June 26

  • Drew Brees 'convinced' he'll win another Super Bowl, misses Graham

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sat down with ESPN's Ed Werder Thursday morning for an interview before the start of his Drew Brees Passing Academy in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Here's an excerpt of their interview: What was your reaction to the decision to trade Jimmy Graham to..." June 25

  • Drew Brees plunges 24 spots in NFLN player poll

    Pro Football Talk "Several years ago, NFLN came up with an interesting plan for filling the slow months of the calendar: Rank the league’s top 100 players, 10 at a time over a 10-week period. Adding a layer of intrigue to the process is the pool of voters. It consists of players only, and no one else. But the..." June 25

  • Saints QB Drew Brees donates $1M to Purdue football program

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, committed $1 million to the Purdue football program, the school announced Friday. "We care so much about Purdue University," Brees said of their shared alma mater in a press release. "Purdue has meant so much to me, and it has..." June 21

  • Drew Brees' positive spin on Saints drafting QB, no offensive weapons

    ESPN "As usual, Drew Brees found a way to put a positive spin on the New Orleans Saints' draft, even though it included them selecting a quarterback in Round 3 and not selecting any new weapons to replace departed pass-catchers Jimmy Graham, Kenny Stills or Pierre Thomas. Brees, who deemed himself..." May 21

  • Drew Brees makes first published comments on Garrett Grayson, says 'I’ve been impressed with what I’ve seen so far'

    The New Orleans Advocate "One couldn’t blame Drew Brees if he decided to shun Garrett Grayson and treat him like a threat. In some ways, that’s exactly what Grayson is. Right now, while he’s still at the top of his game, Brees has nothing to worry about. He is still one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. But what..." May 19

  • Drew Brees was never concerned over trade talks

    NFL.com "It looks like Drew Brees has a different relationship with the New Orleans Saints than Jimmy Graham ever had. When asked about the trade rumors surrounding him this offseason, Brees was able to confidently laugh them off. As he told reporters on Wednesday, the Saints would have come to him..." April 23

  • Sean Payton dispels Drew Brees, Marcus Mariota trade rumors

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton vehemently quashed rumors floating around concerning the team possibly trading Drew Brees. During his media availability Wednesday at the NFL owners meetings, Payton said his 36-year-old starting quarterback isn't going anywhere. "We can't control it (the..." March 25

  • Sean Payton on possible Brees trade: 'It's not that time'

    CBS Sports "Though the New Orleans Saints appear to have started their rebuilding effort in earnest, head coach Sean Payton says the team will not be trading quarterback Drew Brees any time soon. "Yeah, it's not that time. ... We're not interested in moving on from Drew Brees," Payton said, according to FOX..." March 24

  • Saints GM Mickey Loomis: Drew Brees not on trade block

    USA Today "Drew Brees isn't going anywhere. Despite recent speculation that the Pro Bowl quarterback might be on the trade block after the New Orleans Saints dealt his favorite target, star tight end Jimmy Graham, to the Seattle Seahawks, the Saints aren't even considering life after Brees. "Anybody..." March 23

  • Drew Brees on Jimmy Graham trade: “I’m as shocked as everyone”

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees wasn’t expecting to lose one of his favorite teammates today. Reached shortly after the Saints traded tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seahawks, Brees told Alex Flanagan that he couldn’t believe it. “I’m as shocked as everyone else. I love the guy,” Brees said. " March 10

  • Drew Brees has highest base salary for NFL QBs in 2015

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has the top base salary for NFL quarterbacks heading into the 2015 season. Brees checks in at $18.75 million, followed by Dallas' Tony Romo and the Giants' Eli Manning (each at $17 million). Brees assumed the mantle as the NFL QB with the highest base..." March 05

  • Portions of Jimmy Graham, Drew Brees' contracts become fully guaranteed on Wednesday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and tight end Jimmy Graham both had portions of their contracts become guaranteed Wednesday, the third day of the 2015 waiver period. According to Joel Corry, an NFL contracts and salary cap writer for CBS Sports, Brees' $18.75 million base salary for..." February 04

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