Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • Saints’ Drew Brees Vying For Another Super Bowl, No Plans For Retirement

    NESN "Drew Brees just wrapped up his 16th season in the NFL, but the New Orleans Saints quarterback has no immediate plans for retirement. Brees appeared on “The Ellen Show” Tuesday and discussed his future in the league. While his contract with the Saints ends after the 2017 season, his primary..." February 02

  • Troy Aikman, Terry Bradshaw think Drew Brees, other QBs can play into 40s

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said last July he thinks he can play well into his 40s. A couple Hall of Fame quarterbacks agree. "I'm watching (Tom) Brady and I'm watching Brees, and I'm saying it's all about injury," Terry Bradshaw said during a media session with FOX..." February 01

  • Drew Brees Considering Political Career ... Shoots Down Sean Payton Trade Rumors

    TMZ "Peyton Manning might not be the only superstar NFL quarterback in Washington ... Drew Brees tells TMZ Sports he's also open to the idea of running for office after he hangs up the cleats. The 38-year-old QB is like a living God in New Orleans and is incredibly involved in the community -- so,..." January 31

  • At his 10th Pro Bowl, Drew Brees still thinks it’s an honor

    Pro Football Talk "Dozens of players turned down trips to the Pro Bowl this year, but Saints quarterback Drew Brees is there as usual. Brees is at his 10th Pro Bowl and hasn’t joined with the trend of veteran players skipping the game to get some offseason rest. He says he still views it as a great honor to be..." January 27

  • Mickey Loomis not looking beyond 2017 with Drew Brees

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees signed a one-year extension last year after an offseason that featured a lot of attention to his contract situation, but said at the end of the 2016 season that he doesn’t intend to push for an extension that keeps him under contract beyond 2017 because he wants to..." January 25

  • Brees tops 5,000 yards for 5th time in career, no other QB has done it twice

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees reached 5,000 passing yards in a fifth season Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. He is the only passer in league history to reach 5,000 yards more than once. Tom Brady, Matthew Stafford, Peyton Manning and Dan Marino have each done it once. Brees..." January 02

  • Drew Brees “absolutely” expects Sean Payton back in 2017

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees heard rumors about Sean Payton being a trade target last year. Payton obviously stayed with the Saints for 2016, even signing a contract extension through the 2020 season. But, as this season draws to a close, Payton's name is involved in trade..." December 29

  • Drew Brees closing in on his fifth 5,000-yard season

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees is the only player in NFL history to pass for 5,000 yards in a season more than once. This year, Brees is likely to do it for the fifth time. Brees has an NFL-high 4,858 passing yards this season, meaning he’ll almost certainly top 5,000 yards for the season in..." December 25

  • Cooks: Drew Brees not in Pro Bowl 'just ridiculous'

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints receiver Brandin Cooks wasn't happy that his quarterback, former Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees, didn't receive an invite when Pro Bowl bids were announced Tuesday night. "That's just ridiculous. It's just ridiculous," Cooks said Wednesday. "What are we looking at? What are we..." December 23

  • Drew Brees says it's 'ridiculous' to think he's forcing ball to Brandin Cooks

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Brandin Cooks has led the New Orleans Saints in targets the past two games after publicly expressing his frustration with his role in the offense. However, Cooks and quarterback Drew Brees both laughed at the idea that Brees is forcing the ball to Cooks in the two games since he had no targets..." December 15

  • Brees extends streak of 4,000-yard seasons

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees has gone over 4,000 yards passing for the 11th straight season, the longest streak in NFL history. At least thus far, though, nothing has come easy for Brees and the Saints Sunday. They trail the Buccaneers in the third quarter, 13-8, and have scored via two field..." December 11

  • 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

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