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Born January 15, 1979 in Dallas, TX, Drew Brees or legally, Andrew Christopher Brees, attended Westlake HS in Austin, where he lettered in Football, Basketball and Baseball. In 1996, as a senior, Drew led his High School team to a perfect 16-0 season. Under his leadership, they also won the 5A State Championship and Drew
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New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with backup quarterback and place holder Chase Daniel.
Daniel, a former Heisman trophy finalist with Missouri, has been with the Saints since 2009 and has been Drew Brees' backup since 2010.
During the past two seasons, the 6-foot Daniel has appeared in 29 games, mostly...
Saints' former first round pick Robert Meachem has agreed to a 4 year deal with the San Diego Chargers that will see him leave New Orleans. The Chargers lost their star receiver Vincent Jackson to the Tampa Bay Bucs earlier in the day and quickly moved to replace him. Several teams showed interest in Meachem, most notably the Buffalo Bills who made a strong play to land him early...
New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and coach Sean Payton have met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who will decide the team's punishment for its bounty program from 2009-11.
The Saints said Benson and Payton requested Monday's meeting with Goodell.
Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams - who is now with the St. Louis Rams - met last week with NFL investigators...
The players' union wants the NFL to delay announcing any punishment to the New Orleans Saints for their bounty program until it can conduct its own investigation.
NFLPA spokesman George Atallah tells The Associated Press on Tuesday that ''We asked the league to hold off on any punishment until our information gathering was completed.''
The union said last week...
TAMPA BAY-As Players View forecasted, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the early and most likely the overall winners of the 2012 free agency shopping bonanza.
Their website just broke the news that they have added the 6-5 345 lb guard Carl Nicks to their ranks. Nicks could not come to terms financially with the Saints who had already spent a pretty penny on franchising QB Drew Brees...
According to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune, free agent guard Carl Nicks arrived in Tampa late Tuesday night and a deal could get done within the next 24 hours.
Sounds like the Buccaneers are ready to lock up their second big name free agent within 24 hours.
Nicks made it clear that he wants to make the most money of any guard in the NFL and it seems like the Bucs are more than...
Per a report from NBC Sports and Jay Glazer, the Saints and would have been free agent WR Marqeus Colston have come to terms on a new five year contract.
The Saints had been hard at work looking for a way to bring back Colston despite being strapped for cap space. Well, they pulled it off. Colston has been one of the most productive receivers in the league since coming into the...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Cleveland Browns are not expected to pursue New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston.
Colston is expected to become a free agent on Tuesday after the Saints could not reach a deal to keep him. The Browns are not expected to spend a lot of money in free agency.
Thus, this eliminates the...
New Orleans Saints free agent guard Carl Nicks will visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week, according to reports by the NFL Network's Jason la Canfora and Pewter Report. Nicks has not ruled out a return to the Saints, but he is seeking to become the highest paid guard in NFL history at more than $8.5 million per year. And the Buccaneers have ample salary-cap space to work...
WGR 550's Sal Capaccio reported that the team is interested in New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem, and Manish Mehta followed that up by reporting that Meachem will be at One Bills Drive on Tuesday night. Meachem, who will turn 28 in September, was a first-round draft pick of the Saints in 2007, and has spent most of his career as a fourth (sometimes third) receiver with...
The New Orleans Saints and wide receiver Marques Colston have agreed on a new five-year deal, according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports.The deal is reportedly worth close to $40 million with $19 million in guaranteed salary.The 28-year-old caught 80 passes for 1,143 yards and eight touchdowns last season for the Saints.
Marques Colston has agreed to a five-year deal worth $40M to remain with the New Orleans Saints, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports.
So wide receiver-needy teams will now be forced to take Colston off their list of targets in free agency. And his fantasy stock shall remain steady, as he was unlikely to meet or exceed his current level of production with another club.
The New Orleans Saints will bring in free agent tight end Joel Dreessen for a visit this week, a league source confirmed. The Houston Texans veteran is solid as both a blocker and a pass catcher. Dreessen, who will turn 30 this summer, has 110 career receptions for 1,364 yards and 13 touchdowns in his six-year career with the Texans and New York Jets. The 6-foot-4, 245-pounder has...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed guard Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million deal with $31 million guaranteed. This makes Nicks the highest paid guard in NFL history.
The Saints should be mad at themselves for allowing one of their most important offensive players to leave and sign with a division rival. It could come back to haunt them.
The Philadelphia Eagles removed the franchise tag on DeSean Jackson Wednesday, signing him to a five-year, $48.5 million extension according to NFL sources. It was about $300,000 per year more than he would have earned as a franchise player, but no official statement has been made about guaranteed money.
Meanwhile, that tag remains on Drew Brees, who is obviously unhappy about its...