Found July 10, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Drew Brees
TEAMS: New Orleans Saints
There were reports earlier in the week that Drew Brees will not miss the a regular season game, but now there is a report that Brees will indeed holdout until he gets the deal that he wants. Brees has until next Monday at 4pm to convince the Saints to give him a multi-year deal, or [...]

Brees could skip training camp

Drew Brees is embattled in contract negotiations with the Saints, and the latest reports say he's considering sitting out camp.

Report: Drew Brees may decide to play under the franchise tag this season

Getty Images Earlier today we mentioned that Saints quarterback Drew Brees should get a new contract within the next week.  Now it looks like things could change. According to Mike Florio of, there’s been some chatter around the league that Brees will end up playing the 2012 season under the franchise tag, since it would pay him $16 million this season. If...

Saints Not Worried About Drew Brees

The Saints are confident they will reach a new deal with quarterback Drew Brees prior to Monday's deadline, according to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Fantasy Spin: This news comes after Brees, the Saints designated franchise player, said he would not attend training camp without a new contract. And both sides were said to be close, regarding negotiations....

Brees 'optimistic' deal will be reached

Quarterback Drew Brees said he's "optimistic" a deal can be reached with the Saints before Monday's deadline for players given franchise tags to sign multi-year contracts. "I'm an eternal optimist, so I'm still very confident a deal will get done by Monday," Brees said at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night, per the Times-Picayune. "I think...

Could Drew Brees be on the move?

Let’s engage in a bit of a hypothetical game here, just because it will be fun and let’s face it, there’s not much else going on right now. We can either do that or break down who has been arrested for what during their vacation and that is usually quite boring (unless some lineman got caught fondling a goat in which case you know TSHQ will be all over that). So my hypothetical...

Report: Brees expected to sign

According to reports out of New Orleans, it looks like Drew Brees and the Saints should be able to get a deal done before next Monday's 2012 franchise tag deadline date.

Report: Saints, Drew Brees $10 million apart in guaranteed money

Getty Images According to the Associated Press via, the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees remain $10 million apart with regards to the guaranteed part of his new potential contract. If both sides can come to some sort of agreement before Monday’s deadline, it’s believed that Brees would receive roughly a five-year $100 million contract. During tonight...

Saints and Drew Brees are close to a deal

The New Orleans Saints may be near a happy ending to a most unhappy offseason. Matt Triplett reports on that Drew Brees' deal with the New Orleans Saints should be done within a week. Good. It was unthinkable that Brees would play anywhere else this season and unseemly that the two sides played hardball. Football is a world of men and the business side of pro-football...

The New Orleans Saints Should Just Pay Drew Brees

Since becoming a member of the New Orleans Saints in 2006, Drew Brees has been the team’s best player. He is arguably the franchise’s best player ever. He is a class act on and off the field and has helped turn the city of New Orleans around since the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina. There [...]

What the deal with the Drew Brees situation?

I can't believe I'm even writing a story about this topic. Here it is, a couple of weeks before training camp opens for the New Orleans Saints, and the team still has not come to terms with franchise quarterback Drew Brees. The fact the Saints won't give Brees a long-term deal is tragic in my eyes. I guess we shouldn't be too surprised about this when you consider...

The Summer Brees

Amidst controversy, the Saints worst mistake this summer? Fumbling a decision that should’ve been a Brees. The deadline approaches. When the clock strikes midnight on July 16th, the New Orleans Saints and Drew Brees can no longer negotiate a long-term deal, dwindling the options to franchise tender, one-year deal, or bust. How did it come to this? It’s understandable enough...

Welker and Brees Still With The Franchise Tag On Them ,Who Gets The Deal???

This offseason has been filled with drama, you have multiple Detroit Lions players arrested, you have the bounty case with the New Orleans Saints, Andrew Luck still hasn’t signed a deal and Adrian Peterson got arrested for resisting arrest. Those stories have all made headline and that’s all the  NFL fans have been talking about, what many fans don’t realize is that the Saints...
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