Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 1/29/13

NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 26: Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints during pregame before playing the Atlanta Falcons at the Louisiana Superdome on September 26, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Former Packers cornerback and Pro Football Hall of Famer Herb Adderley isn't pleased with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Adderley, 73, in a SiriusXM radio interview, was asked Monday about comments that Brees had previously made about the reason behind the financial struggles of some former NFL players. The radio show's host, Chris Russo, read this Brees quote from the 2011 NFL labor negotiations: "There are some guys out there who have made bad business decisions, they took their pensions early, because they never went out and got a job. They've had a couple of divorces and are making payments to this place and that place, and that's why they don't have money. They're coming to us to basically say please make up for my bad judgment." Adderley didn't take kindly to that point of view. "Drew Brees is misinformed," Adderley said. "He had no idea what was going on as far as why. He never came to any of the guys and asked Well why did you have to take an early pension?' He j...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Rutgers dismissed five football players who were arrested

Report: Independent neurologist resigns following RG3 disaster

Fabio Fognini stuns Rafael Nadal in epic match

Report: Patrick Kane’s rape case will soon be heard by grand jury

Brady issues statement on Facebook after having suspension lifted

Don Orsillo reportedly asked to lie about being fired by NESN

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Matt Cassel believes Bills will keep three quarterbacks

St. Louis police seize scalpers' World Series tickets to give to friends

Eli Manning happy Tom Brady will play NFL season opener

Phil Kessel has shed 13 pounds this summer

Cam Newton addresses ‘gang’ photo on Instagram

Steelers defense is younger and faster but not better

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Wisconsin vs Alabama preview

Tom Brady issues statement on Facebook

Robert Griffin III and a dream deferred

Best, worst surprises of NFL preseason

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker