Found November 20, 2012 on
Drew Brees won a Super Bowl with New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, so he knows a thing or two about how natural disasters can affect people.
On an upcoming episode of the CBS special Person to Person, Brees and his wife, Brittany, will announce that they plan to personally commit $1 million towards Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in the northeast, while their Brees Dream Foundation will also help funnel in about $2 million to the area before the 2013 Super Bowl.
In the special, which is scheduled to air Nov. 23 at 10 p.m. ET, Brees and his family are interviewed by Charlie Rose and Lara Logan — even the couple’s three sons, Baylen, Bowen and Callen, take part. The interview will largely focus on topics off the football field, but Bountygate, for instance, is touched on.
“We want to be able to give back what’s been given to us,” says Brees during the interview of his family’s charitable endeavors.
Another topic that comes up during the interview is Brees’ childhood lo...
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Defensive end Cam Jordan says the Saints may have surprised others but not themselves by rattling off five victories in six games to get back to .500 after an 0-4 start.
Jordan says that with Drew Brees at quarterback and talent across the roster, the Saints expected to overcome early-season struggles.
New Orleans is 5-5, one game behind three teams tied for the last NFC wild-card...
His recent 56-yard touchdown jaunt against Atlanta was one of the NFL's top highlights this season.
But the most important runs New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory made were ones nobody ever saw.
The jogs came at 2 a.m. in the snow while he attended Tiffin University, a private college in a small northern Ohio outpost. Tiffin was nothing like Ivory's hometown of...
Last week: 15 (+3)
The Saints are red hot right now, but they’ll need to go at least 5-1 to make the playoffs. The NFC is loaded. If the playoffs started today, there would be two 6-4 teams outside of the playoffs (either Tampa Bay, Seattle, or Minnesota). The Saints are only in 9th place at best in the NFC right now (tied with Dallas). Looking at the rest of their...
Saints tailback Darren Sproles practiced Wednesday. He is questionable for Sunday's game against San Francisco.Fantasy Spin:Sproles was a late scratch last weekend, but they will need him when facing the formidable 49ers' defense. Pierre Thomas, Mark Ingram and Chris Ivory will handle the running back position if Sproles is inactive.
Once again the Saints' defense got gashed for 404 yards, but this one felt a lot different, wouldn't you say? This defense still has major problems. Most significantly glaring in this one was extremely poor tackling, which led to so many of the big plays the Raiders had. So many of those 20+ yard gains could have been cut in half with proper tackling. But, enough griping...
Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue will finish hearings in the NFL bounty investigation by Dec. 4 and then issue a ruling soon thereafter. According to multiple reports Wednesday, Tagliabue informed league officials and players involved in the case of his plans. He also directed the NFL to make key witnesses available in the New Orleans' Saints' cash-for-hits bounty...
For the first time in a looooong time, I got to relax in the fourth quarter of a Saints game. I kicked my feet up and casually sipped a glass of red wine without even the slightest anxiety that somehow, the opposing team would find a way to mount a comeback against mine. No need for blood pressure meds, xanax, vodka or a breathing machine. After all, I was witnessing a classic...
For a team whose recent history includes a Super Bowl title and playoff runs, reaching.500 midway through November would seem like a modest goal.
After the way this season started for the New Orleans Saints, it was a cause for celebration.
Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and Malcolm Jenkins returned an interception for another score to help the Saints get back to even after...
It was expected to be a shootout between the Oakland Raiders and the New Orleans Saints last Sunday, when the teams collided at the O.Co Coliseum. Well, at least one side did their part and, unfortunately for the Raider Nation, it wasn’t the Silver & Black. The offense led by Carson Palmer could not keep up with Drew Brees and [...]