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A day after it was reported that the Saints and Drew Brees are about 2 million dollars per year apart on a long term deal and that Drew Brees wants 20.3 million per year, it is now being reported that the Saints have made another official offer to Brees. This comes on the same day that there was some buzz that a deal between the two sides was imminent ahead of next week’s mandatory minicamp and that one could be struck as soon as Friday, though multiple sources refuted that.
I don’t see a deal as imminent, but the fact that they made him another offer is a good sign. They know what he wants and they wouldn’t give him an official offer they didn’t think he would accept. The two sides are apart on yearly salary and guaranteed money, but this is a good step in the right direction for the two sides even if Brees rejects it. I still predict that the two sides will agree to a deal before Training Camp that makes Brees the highest paid player in the league (more than Peyton Manning’s 96 mi...
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New Orleans and All-Pro Quarterback Drew Brees are closer to agreeing to a new contract extension than previously expected. The Saints are offering close to 19 million dollars according to NBC Sports. While ESPN reported Brees wanted over 21 million or even 23 million dollars, the quarterback has since denied those claims. Fans are now left to wonder, why hasn’t this deal been...
Drew Brees is still waiting for a long term deal so what’s a millionaire athlete to do in the meantime? Apparently, that was the subject of a trending topic on twitter (one, I unfortunately missed). The people over at 2CentTV decided to bring the trending topic to life and help us understand how Brees might be handling his wait. In the video, Brees does everything from practice...
The window for Drew Brees to sign a long term deal with the Saints this offseason is closing and the two sides are inching closer to resolution before the July 16th deadline, now just change over a month away. The two sides are back to the bargaining table and the Saints have reportedly raised their offer from $18 million a year to $19 million a year. Brees apparently wants $21 million...
Brees with a bunch of guys the Saints also didn't want to pay.
As a person who can tell you with little hesitation how to properly operate a Coinstar machine, I have very little sympathy for athletes when they don’t get the deals they want. But in the case of Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, I’m siding with their franchise QB and telling Tom Benson with a very stern...
- #WhileDrewBreesWaits, a hashtag playing on the ongoing Drew Brees contract stalemate, was recently trending on Twitter. The people at 2-Cent TV realized some of the suggestions people made about how Brees is spending his time until said contract gets done. Among the things I was surprised to learn about Breesus: he apparently wears a chintzy Super Bowl XLIV replica jersey at all...
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, unsigned franchise player Drew Brees is seeking 20.3 million yearly from the Saints in his new contract. This report comes one day after ProFootballTalk reported that the Saints were offering 18-19 million per year. It’s good news that the two sides are closer now than they were earlier in the offseason, but guaranteed money is still a sticking...
According to Jennifer Hale of WVUE in New Orleans, quarterback Drew Brees is considering a new contract offer from the Saints. General manager Mickey Loomis submitted the proposal to Brees’ reps. So far there’s been no word on their reaction.
I could be wrong, but I wouldn’t be surprised if Brees and the Saints agree on a new contract within the next week.
The New Orleans Saints have made a new contract offer to
record-setting quarterback Drew Brees, said a person familiar with
The New Orleans Saints were offering Drew Brees a multi-year deal
worth nearly $19 million-per-year, Pro Football Talk reported,
citing a source close to the negotiations.
Appeals from players that were suspended because of the Saints’ bounty program will be heard June 18, according to a report. Plus, Drew Brees could have a new contract soon, another first-round pick is signed, Chad Ochocinco is released and Brian Banks will get another shot.