Found February 20, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
PLAYERS: Drew Brees
TEAMS: New Orleans Saints
Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-0/209 Birthdate: 1/15/1979 School: Purdue FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Despite all of the turmoil surrounding the New Orleans Saints franchise in 2012, their quarterback Drew Brees had yet another outstanding year. Passing for 5,177 yards and 43 touchdowns, Brees led all fantasy football quarterbacks in points, making for many happy owners. Having missed only 1 game in his last eight seasons, his age (34) will be the only thing that can slow this guy down. Averaging nearly 5,000 passing yards and 38 touchdowns over the span of the past five seasons, there is no one in fantasy football that can come close to the consistency that the Saints franchise quarterback has shown. Heading into 2013 Brees once again is amongst the highest rated at his position. Armed with several solid receiving options and a backfield that is known to gain yardage through the air, look for another dominating season. While his prime years may be c...

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Lomas plays down Saints record

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