Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/16/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Drew Brees #9 (R) and Mark Brunell #11 of the New Orleans Saints celebrate after their 31-28 overtime win against the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was not present during the team's voluntary offseason workouts on Monday.

Brees was actually in New York on Monday to meet with NFL officials to discuss the Saints "bounty" case, according to NFL Network's Albert Breer.

Brees was first in line last year during an organized players-only workout as the NFL dealt with its lockout.

Last season, Brees set NFL single-season records with 478 completions, 5,476 passing yards and a completion percentage of 71.2.

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