Originally posted on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 6/11/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 16: Chase Daniel #10 of the New Orleans Saints looks on against the Arizona Cardinals during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Louisana Superdome on January 16, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints won 45-14. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Sooner or later, the Drew Brees-New Orleans Saints contract impasse will end. The most likely outcome is a lavish deal that keeps the star quarterback in the fold for years to come. But while both camps can then claim victory for negotiating the terms most favorable to their respective sides, there will be no debate about who was the biggest winner from this lengthy haggling. Chase Daniel. With an unsigned Brees not attending the team's offseason program, his understudy has the luxury of playing with the Saints' first-team offense. Such work is welcomed considering Brees usually gets most if not all of the starting snaps. In three NFL seasons with New Orleans, Daniel has attempted just eight regular-season passes, exclusively in mop-up duty. "I feel comfortable stepping into the role I'm in," Daniel recently told me and co-host Gil Brandt on SiriusXM NFL Radio. "I really have been bonding with the first-team receivers and the line. "Given this opportunity I have right now, I ca...
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