Why Drew Brees and the Saints are both doing the right thing

As I’m sure most of you are by now aware Drew Brees hasn’t had any kind of contract talks with the Saints in about 3 months. This is on the surface a very curious announcement as Brees is a free agent after this season, and his franchise tag will carry over 40 MILLION dollars behind it. You would think that the absolute highest priority for the Saints is to keep the greatest...
Via The Saints Nation
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees: I haven't heard from Saints about my contract in 3 months

With the preseason just weeks away, Drew Brees says time is running out on the contract negotiations he and the Saints began in spring.The Saints' 37-year-old quarterback is entering the final year of his five-year, $100 million contract, and after some back and forth offers and counter offers in March, Brees told reporters Saturday he hasn't heard a peep out of the organization...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees unsure why contract talks with Saints have not progressed

It has now been three months since Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints had constructive negotiations about a restructured contract, and the quarterback does not know why. Brees has one year remaining on his deal, and the Saints seem uninterested in renegotiating his $30 million cap hit. “Not sure why things have not progressed,” Brees said, via Mike Triplett of ESPN. “They...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees: I haven’t heard from the Saints on a contract in 3 months

Early in the offseason, there was widespread talk that the Saints and quarterback Drew Brees would come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension that would make Brees the franchise quarterback for the remainder of his career. That hasn’t happened. Instead, Brees says he has heard nothing from the Saints since an exchange of…
Via Pro Football Talk
17 hours ago

Why are Saints holding out on contract talks with Drew Brees?

Drew Brees was thought to be a lock to earn a contract extension this offseason, but the New Orleans Saints didn’t oblige. Now we’re learning there hasn’t been any meaningful conversations on this front in a long while. This has Brees feeling a bit perplexed. “Not sure why things have not progressed,” said Brees, per ESPN’s Mike Triplett. “They made an offer in...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees will leave eventually, how much does the way it ends matter?

Drew Brees is in the final year of his contract and there’s tons of questions, speculation and uncertainty surrounding the future. There’s been some negotiations about an extension, but so far Brees is set to test the free agency market next offseason. He’s also set a deadline of the start of the season as a cut off point in negotiations at which point he would not be open...
Via The Saints Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Question No Saints Fan Wants To Ask: What To Do About Drew Brees

There is no easy way to move on from a franchise quarterback in the NFL. First, a franchise quarterback is essentially needed to compete for a title. The position is too important, perhaps the most important single figure in team sports. If that player is no longer viable as a cornerstone, two other factors come into play: moving on from a sales and team interest standpoint. As well...
Via The Saints Nation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints roast NFL over Drew Brees snub

With football in somewhat of a dead period at the moment, the NFL Network decided to fill some space on Wednesday morning by discussing the best free agent signings in league history. The New Orleans Saints are stunned no analyst mentioned a certain quarterback who has been lighting up opposing defenses for the last 10 seasons. During the discussion on “NFL HQ,” names that were...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Drew Brees Praises Ohio State’s Football Program

It hasn’t taken very long for Drew Brees to develop some good chemistry with his rookie wide receiver, Michael Thomas.  The Saints drafted the former Ohio State wide receiver in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft and the pick appears to be a good one.  Thomas has impressed every step of the way.  Brees thinks this has something to do with the fact that Thomas comes from...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees wants to go for two, attempt more fourth downs

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is jumping on the bandwagon of those who have recently claimed they want to go for more two-point conversions this season. Furthermore, Brees is advocating that the Saints go for it more on fourth downs as well this year. “Personally, I feel like if we went for two, we could make it more than 50 percent of the time, and I think fourth...
Via Sportsnaut
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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