Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 9/26/13
DAVIE, Fla. -- Nick Saban didn't have too good of a tenure with the Miami Dolphins. Apparently, it also wasn't a memorable time for the team doctors. Saban, who coached the Dolphins to a 15-17 mark in 2005 and 2006, had revealed in a South Florida radio interview last December he didn't choose Daunte Culpepper over Drew Brees as a free-agent quarterback in 2006, but that Brees was the first choice and failed the team's physical. Brees, then recovering from a torn labrum in his right (throwing) shoulder, agreed Wednesday that was the case. "I do remember (Saban) saying that their doctors felt like I had a 25 percent chance of coming back and playing," said Brees, who had been injured in the 2005 season finale with San Diego. "If you're going on those statistics, you make the decisions based upon that." So much for that projection. Brees signed instead with New Orleans, which will play host to Miami on Monday night. All Brees did in 2006 was be named All-Pro and begin to really sho...
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