Brees says American flag is “sacred,” speaks out against Kapernick’s method of protest

Saints quarterback Drew Brees told ESPN he “wholeheartedly disagrees” with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to remain seated during the national anthem, in part because Brees believes the American flag is “sacred.” “He can speak out about a very important issue, but there’s plenty of other ways that you can do that in a peaceful…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Quarterback stock watch- Risers and Fallers for 2016

Week three of the preseason has come to an end giving many NFL and fantasy football fans a small taste of the regular season.  The third preseason game is always taken as a “dress rehearsal” for the regular season so this was an important week to pay attention too. This week is normally the most popular week for drafting and I encourage everyone who plays fantasy football to...
Via EndZoneScore
14 hours ago

Coby Fleener struggling to get on same page with Drew Brees

Coby Fleener might not be fourth tight end on the New Orleans Saints’ depth chart, but he is still trying to find his way with quarterback Drew Brees and the Saints offense. According to Larry Holder of NOLA.com, Fleener is struggling to catch the football and hasn’t gotten on the same page with Brees during training camp. “The Saints yearn for more from Fleener,” Holder...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees still hopeful for new contract before Week 1 deadline

Time is running out, but New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees remains hopeful in getting a new contract completed before his self-imposed deadline of Week 1. “I hope that we can get something done between now and then,” Brees said, via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. “I’m confident that we can, but you know at this point still just very much focused on getting us...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees says players do not trust league office, Goodell

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees knows what it’s like to be the victim of Roger Goodell’s firm disciplinary hand, and he believes that there are major trust issues between the league office and the players. Brees told CBS Sports Radio’s Tiki and Tierney on Wednesday that a multitude of factors have combined to bring about the erosion of trust. “I certainly don’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien: ‘Good to see’ Jadeveon Clowney disruptive against Saints

The Houston Texans have patiently waited for former top pick Jadeveon Clowney to assert himself as a dominant edge player in the NFL. The long wait might be coming to an end. Clowney was a terror against the New Orleans Saints on Saturday, registering a sack, a quarterback pressure and a tackle for a loss in an encouraging overall performance ahead of the 2016 season. “Overall...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans Saints Drew Brees QB give his pregame team pep talk

New Orleans Saints Drew Brees QB give his pregame team pep talk
Via NOLA.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees has a 'ton of respect' for Tom Brady

FOXBORO, Mass. — The rainy, wind-swept conditions at Wednesday’s joint practice prompted New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to dig up a bit of ancient history. The scene: Michigan Stadium. Oct. 2, 1999. Brady’s Michigan Wolverines against Drew Brees’ Purdue Boilermakers. Two of the best quarterbacks of the last two decades squaring off for the first time. “We...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 23, 2016  |  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
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

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