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To be kind, the New Orleans Saints have not had the greatest offseason in the history of the National Football League.   This might rank as one of the worst off-seasons a team has ever had.   It certainly would be in the top ten of bad off-seasons in the history of the NFL.   A long protracted negotiation that broke down and resulted in Drew Brees playing under the Franchise Tag would have pleased no one.   During the 2005 season, Mr. Brees learned first-hand the uncertainty and risks playing under the franchise tag.   He would not have been happy repeating that in 2012.  Saints ownership and fans wanted to have the security of having their guy under contract.  Everyone is happy and Brees is set for life. However, is Drew Brees still a championship winning quarterback?   Mr. Brees is 33.   He will be 34 in January.   Forget how Drew Brees played this last season.  At his age, Brees is now battling against Father Time.   And Father Time is unbeaten.  There have been 46 Super Bow...
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