Found March 06, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Drew Brees
TEAMS: New Orleans Saints
The Saints placed the franchise tag on quarterback Drew Brees on Saturday which means he's likely to make at least $14 million (and perhaps as much as $16 million) next season. However, it sounds like Brees is not a fan of the move. Brees is "livid" about the team's decision to tag him, according to WIST-AM in New Orleans via Brees is so upset, in fact, that if he doesn't get the long-term deal he's looking for, he'll hold out. The two sides were working to come to terms on a new long-term deal, and as points out,...

Report: Brees 'livid' over franchise tag

Reports out of New Orleans indicate that Saints QB Drew Brees is "livid" over the team electing to place the team's franchise tag on him and sources say he will not sign the franchise tag deal.

Report: Saints QB Brees 'livid' about being tagged

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is "livid" about being franchise tagged and not receiving a long-term deal, according to WIST-AM New Orleans.The radio station cites sources in the Brees camp that he will not sign the franchise tag deal. Brees and the Saints have until July 15 to work out a long-term contract. If a deal isn't struck, Brees must sign the franchise...

Report: Drew Brees might decide to hold out

According to Larry Holder of, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is “livid” about receiving the franchise tag and not getting a long-term contract done. There are some indications from Brees’ camp that he might hold out if a new long-term deal isn’t completed before the season begins. The Saints and Brees have until July 15th to get something done. ...

New Orleans Saints: Drew Brees ‘Livid” About Franchise Tag; Will Not Sign It

Getty Images The hits keep on coming for the New Orleans Saints. With severe penalties on the horizon from Bountygate, Saints Quarterback, Drew Brees is said to be “livid” about being tagged as the Saints franchise player. Apparently Brees will not sign it. If he doesn’t sign, he’ll probably be holding out once training camp starts. Just what the Saints need. Check us out...

NFC South Nuggets: When Drew Brees is Livid, I Am Happy

Welcome to NFC South Nuggets, where the most biased Falcon fan from the Gritz Blitz blog presents some NFC South links in the most biased way possible.  It is a great week around the NFC South if you are a Falcon fan.  Now it is time to "get [our] ducks in a row" as if we were Saints players about to give the NFL "categorical denials" of our activities. ...

A Few Reasons Why Randy Moss Is Tailored Made For The Saints.

NEW ORLEANS, March 6— According to sources, Randy Moss’ workout today with the New Orleans Saints “could not have gone better.”   In the midst of all of the drama that surrounds that organization right now, if that is true there are a variety of upsides to this situation. Please click the link to read the rest of this story to find out what stat Moss could create for himself...

Could the Saints be in the Market for a QB?

The notion seems ridiculous when you consider what the team’s current signal caller has done for the club like setting the single season passing record last year and taking the team to the Super Bowl and winning it just two years ago. Had the announcement come that the New Orleans Saints had signed him to a lucrative multi-year deal it would have come as no surprise, but instead...

It’s NFL Tagging Time

Ever since it’s inception in 2007, the franchise tag has been applied to some of the best players in the NFL. It’s an easy way for teams to keep their stars for at least one more year, without having to sign them to a long-term deal. Teams and players are then able to take the franchise tag year to work out a longer deal if possible. Some players don’t take too kindly to the...

Tracking All Franchise Tags as They Happen

We have now passed “Franchise Friday” and are just over a week away from the NFL’s free agency period. With many big names that could hit the market, teams rushed to try and lock up their star players to long-term deals. There are very few to have done that so far, but there have been a number of teams use the franchise tag. The franchise tag is something a team may apply...

With Saints tagging Brees, does this open the door for the Patriots to go after WR Colston or OG Nicks?

The New Orleans Saints used their franchise tag and placed it on All Pro QB Drew Brees.  They had hoped to come to an agreement with their record setting QB, but the last report had the sides $5 million apart per year. By the Saints doing this, they opened the door for other teams to go after their other free agents, such as QR Marques Colston and OG Carl Nicks.  The Patriots...

Photoshop fun with "Bountygate"

A Photoshop look at the New Orleans Saints' "Bountygate"....
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