Saints’ Search for Brees’ Replacement is in High Gear

There may never be another player in Black and Gold who will rival the level of popularity enjoyed by Drew Brees in New Orleans. But all things do pass. After a lengthy and fruitful career in the Crescent City, Brees will eventually retire from the NFL. Since coming to the Saints from the Chargers in 2006 […] Saints’ Search for Brees’ Replacement is in High Gear - Who Dat...
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21 hours ago

The New Orleans Saints should stay away from Johnny Football

The end of an era dawns upon the New Orleans Saints with the impending retirement of Drew Brees. The surefire Hall of Famer will not only leave behind a long list of franchise records, but some very big shoes to fill. The organization needs to look to the future and secure a successor to Brees- someone with the ability to orchestrate the high-octane offense New Orleans has become...
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Saints' Cameron Jordan cracks joke about Brady's stolen jersey

Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan wants in on the fun of Jerseygate.The two-time Pro Bowler took to Twitter on Monday to crack a joke about stealing teammate Drew Brees’ jersey (while also offering something of a subtle hot take for the Saints’ future). Of course, Jordan was referencing the stolen Super Bowl jerseys of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, which were reported earlier...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots WR Brandin Cooks says he never asked the Saints to trade him

The New England Patriots didn’t exactly enter the offseason needing another wide receiver with Julian Edelman, Malcolm Mitchell, Chris Hogan and Danny Amendola in the mix, but Bill Belichick felt adding Brandin Cooks would put them over the top. And so, that’s what Belichick did, trading a first- and third-round pick for Cooks and a fourth-rounder.On Wednesday, Cooks talked to...
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9 days ago

Ted Ginn: Drew Brees ‘can extend your career’

Coming off his best two seasons as a professional, speedy receiver Ted Ginn is thrilled to have landed with the New Orleans Saints. He knows he’s struck gold to be playing with All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees, who makes every receiver he plays with that much better.“That’s why it was very important to find a home like I found, because Drew Brees is the type of guy that can extend...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

8 NFL teams that have improved the most in free agency

NFL free agency officially began on Thursday afternoon, and teams wasted no time signing players and making previously agreed upon deals official. Some teams lost players, while others gained them. And some teams improved simply by shedding players who were weighing them down.Here’s a look at 8 NFL teams that have already improved the most in free agency.1. Jacksonville JaguarsThe...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

How recent Super Bowl winners made free agency work

Even though NFL players generally make less than their counterparts in MLB and NBA, that doesn’t stop the rampant grousing about escalating contracts in professional football come the arrival of free agency. In fact, one of the things you can reliably count on each year is sermonizing from self-professed roster experts about how supposedly smart teams eschew the open market and...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees indicates he has a few more years in the NFL

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees just turned 38, but his age doesn’t appear to be creeping up on him just yet.The 10-time Pro Bowler had this to say about how much longer he plans on playing.“I got a few more (years) at least,” Brees said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Thursday. “When you first get into the league you think you’re invincible, right...
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February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Congressman offers to chair Drew Brees’ potential political campaign

If Drew Brees ever does follow through with his stated desire to potentially get into politics after his NFL career is finished, he has a prominent supporter ready to spring into action on his behalf.U.S. House of Representatives member Dr. Ralph Abraham has been serving the 5th District of Louisiana since 2015, and he expressed an intense desire to support Brees. In an interview...
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January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Brees praises Prescott: Has ‘presence about him that’s hard to explain’

Drawing praise from a future Hall of Fame quarterback such as Drew Brees doesn’t come easily. That praise must be earned. This is something Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott has apparently accomplished in his one season of play.“He’s a cool customer. I think he’s got a presence about him that’s hard to explain, Brees said, per Jon Machota of Dallas News. ...
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January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

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