Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/6/12
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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 tag deal or hold out.The 33-year-old will earn a base salary of $14.4 million next season if he signs the franchise deal.Brees set NFL single-season records with 478 completions, 5,476 passing yards and a completion percentage of 71.2.
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