Swamp fever: Tampa Bay selects Gators Vernon Hargreaves III

Playing in the NFC South, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers  needed to shore up their secondary as they face Cam Newton, Drew Brees and Matt Ryan twice a year.  First, the Bucs signed free agent Brent Grimes and now with the 11th pick, the Bucs select Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves III. Hargreaves III speed has been in questioned but make no mistake, he will be an effective cornerback in...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Watch Drew Brees talk about his reaction if the Saints drafted a QB in the first round

Brees: "It wouldn't be the first time that I've been on a time where they took a quarterback in the first round ... to come take my position and I would take the exact same approach now that I did then, which is, it's my team, it's my job."
Via NOLA.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: WATCH: Saints GM addresses Drew Brees contract talks

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis addresses the Drew Brees contract talks, Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
Via NOLA.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Drew Brees: Pace of contract talks not hurting team

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Drew Brees asserts that his contract talks with the Saints hasn't hampered the club's ability to acquire top free agents this offseason because he is committed to negotiating an extension that would improve the Saints' financial flexibility. The quarterback said in an interview with the Associated Press that he was ''on board'' with New Orleans' recent bid to...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brees: Conversations ongoing concerning new contract

The $30 million cap hit the New Orleans Saints will absorb in the final year of Drew Brees’ contract in 2016 hangs like an albatross around the organization’s neck, leading many to believe the team and the quarterback will work out a more cap-friendly contract extension sooner rather than later. But Brees, appearing Tuesday morning on NFL Network’s “NFL HQ,” had nothing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Drew Brees was willing to restructure deal to bring in Josh Norman

By all accounts, the New Orleans Saints finished as runners-up to Washington in the short-lived Josh Norman sweepstakes. Now we have an indication of just how far New Orleans was willing to go to bring Norman into the fold. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, quarterback Drew Brees badly wanted Norman on the team, and even made clear that he’d be willing to restructure his contract...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees sad, angry at New Orleans after Will Smith murder

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton spoke out against gun violence in the city on Monday following the tragic death of pass-rusher Will Smith who was shot and killed earlier this week following a minor car accident. Now, quarterback Drew Brees is joining him in the public discussion. Speaking on WWL Radio on Monday, Brees explained how the news made him upset with the city...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees and Saints pumped up for WrestleMania 32

Drew Brees is here to get you…pumped up! for WrestleMania 32. WrestleMania 32 is kind of a big thing. Fans of all walks and credos will be tuning in Sunday night to watch the spectacle. This includes Brees and the New Orleans Saints, who posted a spectacular picture on Twitter to show support for the upcoming event. It's #WrestleMania Sunday! Hey @WWE – @DrewBrees is ready!...
Via Sportsnaut
April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Brees: Window of opportunity ‘very close’ for Saints

The New Orleans Saints stumbled through a mistake-filled 2015 campaign, but quarterback Drew Brees thinks the team is trending in the right direction. According to Joel A. Erickson of the New Orleans Advocate, Brees said he feels like the team’s window of opportunity is very close. “We’ve been young and inexperienced in areas over the last couple of years. No excuse...
Via Sportsnaut
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Brees’ son Baylen roots against him

Drew Brees’ children aren’t quite old enough yet to appreciate all the sacrifices their dad makes to give them a great life, and you’d know what we mean by that if you watched a Saints-Giants game with them. In an appearance on “Conan” this week, Brees told Conan O’Brien that his oldest son Baylen, who is 7, roots against him — especially when the Saints play the Giants...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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