Posted July 04, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Drew Brees
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Drew Brees wins grievance

The Saints QB came out on victorious with the grievance he filed, with the ruling stating that the 2013 season is last time he can be franchise tagged.

Saints Nation: 1st Preseason Game and Brees Deadline Looming

As of today we are now 10 days away from the deadline for Drew Brees to sign a contract extension. The lack of news since the well documented ruling is a little disconcerting. Things have been eerily quiet and neither side has made the slightest statement. It's mind blowing to me that they're still holding a poker face this deep into the process. It may stay that way till...

Arbitrator rules in favor of Brees

Drew Brees gained additional leverage in his protracted contract talks with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday when an arbitrator in Philadelphia ruled in Brees' favor in a dispute over how much the Saints would have to pay the star quarterback if they applied the franchise tag to him again in 2013. The Saints have already used the tag on Brees for 2012, meaning he can't...

Drew Brees and NFL PA win arbitration ruling on franchise tag. Saints must ante up.

In a rare setback for the NFL, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won his arbitration case against the league, and the win gives him added leverage against the New Orleans Saints. Brees and the team were in dispute on  the franchise tag New Orleans applied to him. The tag prevented Brees from accepting offers from other teams. The Saints apparently did offered Brees a...

Saints Forced to Finally Pay Drew Brees After Arbitration Win?

The New Orleans Saints have been reluctant to just hand over a blank check to their franchise quarterback Drew Brees, for reasons unbeknownst to anyone. After receiving the decision by the NFL Commissioner’s office that head coach Sean Payton will be suspended for the entire 2012 NFL season, as well as other coaches and management, the Saints need Brees more this season than any...

Brees wins franchise tag grievance

Quarterback Drew Brees won his grievance regarding his franchise tag status under the collective bargaining agreement. The ruling by arbitrator Stephen Burbank means that if Brees and the Saints cannot reach a multi-year deal before the July 16 deadline and Brees plays out the final year of his contract, New Orleans cannot use the franchise tag on him beyond 2013. And the franchise...

T.O., Brees work out together

Terrell Owens and Drew Brees were spotted working out together in San Diego. Joining them was Carson Palmer, among others.

Saints Nation: Arbitrator Rules in Favor of Drew Brees to Help his Asking Price

Drew Brees' contract negotiations have now taken an important step in a resolution, but the most recent news isn't very good for the Saints. Arbitrator Stephen Burbank, per Chris Mortensen of ESPN, has ruled in favor of Brees and counts this franchise tag as Brees' second (the first being with the Chargers). Next year would be his third, then, if he's tagged again...

Report: Saints, Drew Brees about $1 million apart

Getty Images According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees are still about $1 million apart from agreeing on a new contract. “They’re really about a million dollars apart as far as trying to get a deal done,” said Clayton. If both sides are so close to getting a deal done, the only reason I can think that they haven’t finalized anything...

Terrell Owens works out with Drew Brees & Carson Palmer

Getty Images According to Daniel Jeremiah of, free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens has been working out with Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer, and free agent quarterback Kyle Boller in San Diego. Looks like Owens is hoping that Brees and Palmer will put in a good word with the Saints and Raiders, in order to give him some kind of shot at...
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