Originally written on The Slanch Report  |  Last updated 7/30/12

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 07: Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 7, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Drew Brees offseason contract dispute with the Saints hasn't dampened his desire to be a good teammate, or to take care of his team's fans who have been braving the heat and rain to come out to Saints training camp. On Saturday fans were treated to free Plum Street Snoballs as Brees had arranged for a truck to come to practice.

"It was funny because a few days before camp, it was a hot, New Orleans summer day and we were at Audubon Park just playing on the swings there and thought to get the boys some snoballs at Plum Street," Brees said. "We drove on over and at the time their catering truck was headed out to go somewhere. I asked if they would come out to training camp and take care of the fans and they said, 'Absolutely.' Especially the first weekend, when a lot of fans couldn't be here and watch us practice, it got rained out the first two practices. I just wanted to do something special for them, just cool them off on a hot summer day while they watch their boys play football."

Brees paid for all the Snoballs that the fans enjoyed and his teammates got in the action too, enjoying their own Snoballs at the close of practice. 


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