Drew Brees RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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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    New Orleans Saints @Saints

    Drew Brees & Odell Beckham Jr. just set a Guinness World Record (@GWR) for most 1-handed catches (33) in 1 minute! pic.twitter.com/qSKRUIY25h

  • Drew Brees: 'All I can say is I absolutely love' Gayle Benson

    The New Orleans Advocate "At the Pro Bowl in Arizona on Thursday afternoon, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees expressed his affinity for Gayle Benson, Tom's wife and the newly named future owner of the franchise. "All I can say is I absolutely love Gayle," Brees said. "I think she's one of the sweetest people. I..." January 22

  • As Drew Brees prepares to make 200th start, doubters still remain

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "It happens to every quarterback at some point. The questions, the doubts, the whispers. No quarterback can escape them. It happened to Joe Montana and Brett Favre. It's happening to Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. Now it's Drew Brees' turn. Brees, who turns 36 on Jan. 15, is preparing..." December 20

  • Drew Brees: 'No validity' that Saints want to draft QB

    NFL.com "Like most good businesses, the New Orleans Saints have an eye toward the future, even in prosperous times. On Sunday, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Saints will look to select a rookie quarterback in the 2015 draft as they prepare for the eventual day when Drew Brees steps..." December 02

  • Drew Brees -- ENDS WAR WITH EX-TEAMMATE ... After Losing $160k In Bad Investment

    TMZ "Drew Brees is finally calling off the dogs on a former Saints teammate who allegedly screwed him out of $160k ... more than a year after battling the guy in court ... TMZ Sports has learned. Brees had sued former Saints longsnapper Kevin Houser -- claiming the guy (who became a licensed..." September 26

  • Drew Brees: We're not all 'brutes'

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said Wednesday that NFL players shouldn't be negatively stereotyped in the wake of recent scandals that have engulfed the league. Adrian Peterson's indictment on child abuse charges and the domestic violence..." September 17

  • Drew Brees and his wife welcome a little addition to their family

    Fox Sports "No family is complete without a daughter, right? Saints star quarterback Drew Brees missed practice Monday for a very good reason. His wife, Brittany, gave birth to a baby girl, and Brees was there to meet his family's newest arrival." August 26

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    Mike Triplett @MikeTriplett

    #Saints QB Drew Brees not out at practice. Haven't heard why, but one possibility -- wife Brittany due any day with 4th child.

  • Drew Brees says he plans to play when Saints travel to Indianapolis on Saturday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees returned to full participation in practice Sunday at the team's headquarters in Metairie and said he would play for the first time in the Saints' third preseason game Saturday at Indianapolis. Brees said there was "no question" he planned to..." August 18

  • Drew Brees does individual drills, but still limited Wednesday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and cornerback Champ Bailey are slowly making their way back to full participation. But they're not there yet. During Wednesday's practice, Brees and Bailey practiced in almost the same fashion as Tuesday, coming to practice in full pads but keeping..." August 13

  • Saints’ Brees still out with oblique strain

    ESPN "Quarterback Drew Brees remained sidelined by a left oblique strain during the New Orleans Saints' practice on Monday. But coach Sean Payton described Brees as "day to day" and said the injury is not something that should jeopardize the start of the regular season. "We'll make sure it's..." August 05

  • Drew Brees on plan to play until he's 45: 'I'm serious'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he was being serious when he said last week that he wanted to play until he was 45. Brees, 35, said he knows that playing in the NFL for another decade wouldn't be easy. "I'm serious. I'm not delusional," Brees said after practice on Tuesday at..." July 29

  • Drew Brees Gets Randomly Drug Tested After Saying He Wants to Play Until He's 45

    Bleacher Report "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees can do nothing but laugh at the NFL's random drug-testing system after what happened this past week. The 35-year-old said on Friday that he would like to play football for 10 more years, via NFL.com's Albert Breer: No doubt. There's no question...." July 28

  • Brees believes Cooks can help replace Sproles

    USA Today "The last time I talked to Drew Brees, we were in Orlando at the NFL Players Association meetings in late March, and the conversation inevitably turned to Darren Sproles, whom the New Orleans Saints had traded to the Philadelphia Eagles a few days earlier. Brees, the Saints’ star quarterback,..." June 19

  • Brees believes Saints would be fine without Jimmy Graham

    Sporting News "Drew Brees isn’t hanging his cap on Jimmy Graham. It’s not that the Saints quarterback doesn’t value and appreciate the fact that he has arguably the game’s best tight end — or is it receiver? — on his roster. It’s more about Brees being a realist: If Graham holds out in an extended contract..." June 12

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    Pro Football Focus @PFF

    The best QB rating when aiming at a single WR last season was 139.3. Drew Brees to Kenny Stills. #Saints 10+ points higher than any other

  • Drew Brees to Jimmy Graham: 'Be patient'

    CBS Sports "Drew Brees knows about negotiations with the Saints under the franchise tag. They're not easy, and they're not fast but they can pay off in a big way. So when Brees speaks to tight end Jimmy Graham, he probably has good advice. Like "be patient." "I just told him be patient," Brees told..." March 22

  • Saints' Drew Brees stepping away from NFLPA executive committee

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will take a step back from his "official" role as a leader in the NFL Players Association as Brees stepped down from his seat on the union's executive committee. Brees had been on the committee since 2008. "I have served as a Player Rep and a member of..." March 19

  • Brees disappointed Saints lost Sproles

    Fox Sports "Drew Brees was in Darren Sproles' ear three years ago when the two were working out together during the NFL lockout. "Bro, you're going to be a Saint, just get that in your head right now," the New Orleans Saints' quarterback recalls telling his once and future teammate. "When this lockout is..." March 18

  • Saints Targeting Drew Brees' Successor High in Draft

    Bleacher Report "Bleacher Report NFL draft expert Matt Miller is in Indianapolis at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. What is Miller hearing from league sources on Day 5? What does the league think of Teddy Bridgewater's stock? Are the Saints really looking at QB prospects? Will the Cardinals address their need at..." February 24

  • Drew Brees and Wife Brittany Expecting Fourth Child

    E News "Drew Brees is not on his way to Super Bowl XLVIII, but the star athlete has an exciting announcement: another baby! The New Orleans Saints quarterback and his wife Brittany are expecting their fourth child, E! News can confirm. The couple revealed the happy news on the red carpet at the..." February 03

  • Brees wants Jimmy back

    Pro Football Talk "Two days after Saints quarterback Drew Brees called Jimmy Graham a tight end, a term that carries a certain sensitivity given the looming application of the franchise tag, Brees made it clear that, regardless of label, Brees want Graham to remain with the team. Appearing on Friday’s edition of..." February 01

  • Brees says Graham is a tight end, not a receiver

    Pro Football Talk "As the Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham draw battle lines over whether tight end Jimmy Graham should be considered a tight end or a receiver for purposes of the franchise tag with $4.5 million hanging in the balance, quarterback Drew Brees has offered an opinion. And Graham probably won’t like..." January 29

  • Drew Brees on potential contract restructuring: 'Whatever I can do to help this team'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Drew Brees brought up his football mortality unprovoked after the New Orleans Saints' loss in the NFC divisional game to Seattle. Brees said he's been in the league for 13 years and he doesn't know how many more times he'll have an opportunity to compete in the NFL, sustain his high level of..." January 14

  • Saints' Drew Brees, Jimmy Graham finish in top 10 overall in Pro Bowl fan voting

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and tight end Jimmy Graham ranked in the overall top 10 of the final Pro Bowl fan balloting results with the selections to be announced Friday night. Brees finished as the second-highest vote-getter in the NFL behind only Denver's Peyton Manning. Graham..." December 27

  • Ahmad Brooks wins appeal on Drew Brees hit

    Pro Football Talk "Even though the NFL said the call on the field was the “absolutely correct call,” it’s at least a free one. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks won his appeal of his $15,750 fine for hitting Saints quarterback Drew Brees a month ago. Brooks appealed..." December 27

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    New Orleans Saints @Saints

    Payton on Brees: "he had a right knee bruise. He was full today" #TBvsNO

  • Drew Brees (knee) listed as limited in Saints practice

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was listed as limited in Wednesday's practice with a knee injury -- though there is no indication that the injury is significant. Brees was on the field during the individual drills that were open to the media at the start of Wednesday's practice -- and..." December 26

  • Drew Brees throwing hand wrapped in ice following Sunday's loss

    ESPN "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had his right throwing hand wrapped in ice as he addressed the media following the Saints' 27-16 loss to the St. Louis Rams. But he suggested it was nothing serious. And Brees played the entire game without any indication of an injury issue. It was..." December 16

  • 49ers' Whitner: Drew Brees a 'little guy' who can't take a hit

    CSN Bay Area "Safety Donte Whitner dreams of a playoff rematch against the New Orleans Saints. A couple days after the 49ers’ loss to the Saints on Oct. 17, Whitner informed the media via Twitter he had some things he wanted to get off his chest. But he did not make himself available to the media last week...." November 28

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    Larry Holder @LarryHolder

    Russell Wilson admitted he used to wear Saints hats as he was such an admirer of Drew Brees. He's not wearing any this week.

  • Drew Brees passes Warren Moon for No. 5 career passing yards

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Drew Brees is No. 5 on the NFL’s all-time career passing yards list. Brees, who entered tonight’s game with 49,288 career passing yards, has now surpassed Hall of Famer Warren Moon (49,325) for fifth place in NFL history. The 34-year-old Brees is already the NFL’s all-time..." November 22

  • NFL looking at Ahmad Brooks' hit on Drew Brees

    ESPN "The NFL is reviewing San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks for possible discipline for his illegal hit on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, a blow that seemed a textbook example of the league rule prohibiting defensive players from hitting the quarterback in the head and neck, a..." November 20

  • Brees says 700 yards a 'slight exaggeration'

    ESPN "Drew Brees laughed over the phone. The New Orleans Saints quarterback was asked Wednesday to respond to Rex Ryan's statement from Monday, the one where he said Brees will throw for 700 yards if the New York Jets' pass defense doesn't improve. "Obviously," Brees said on a conference call..." October 31

  • Rex Ryan praises brother Rob, Drew Brees

    ESPN "New York Jets coach Rex Ryan delivered his usual mix of wit and sarcasm during his conference call with the New Orleans media on Wednesday -- while also throwing in plenty of praise for his brother Rob, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Saints coach Sean Payton. When asked for his..." October 30

  • Drew Brees' durability all the more impressive as NFL teams struggle at quarterback

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "We're at the official halfway point of the NFL season and already 11 teams have had to change quarterbacks because of injuries or ineffectiveness. Rarely does a quarterback change produce success, especially in the NFL, where stability at the position might be the most important factor in a..." October 25

  • Drew Brees named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week the NFL announced Wednesday. Brees threw for 413 yards four touchdowns and no interceptions in a 38-17 win against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night to keep the Saints undefeated. Brees has earned..." October 02

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