Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/15/12

NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 26: Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints during pregame before playing the Atlanta Falcons at the Louisiana Superdome on September 26, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Even with the broken right thumb sustained this week by backup Chase Daniel, an injury that left New Orleans with only two functional quarterbacks -- Luke McCown and Sean Canfield -- for the final day of the club's minicamp, Saints' officials weren't exactly burning up the phone lines checking out potential training camp arms. And it was only partly because the Saints expect they'll have a deal in place with "exclusive franchise" quarterback Drew Brees when they report to camp in late July. "No, there's really no one out there better than the guys we have," said one New Orleans official. "Maybe if it gets closer to camp, we'd add a guy, but not now." There are two key dates looming in the Brees case –- June 27 and July 16 -- but even in a league that principally operates with a deadline mentality, word from both sides is that there has been no substantial movement in negotiations. On June 27, an arbitrator will hear arguments to ascertain how many times Brees has been ta...
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