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QB notes: Brees, McCarron, Winston

Last offseason, the Bengals offered quarterback AJ McCarron to the Jets. The team ultimately declined the trade, but’s Rich Cimini believes the organization could have more interest in the free agent this offseason.The writer believes McCarron is the team’s backup plan to Kirk Cousins, and he anticipates that the 2014 fifth-rounder will receive a deal that exceeds Mike Glennon...
Via Pro Football Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC South Notes: Saints extending Brees, Panthers' GM search, Bucs offseason needs

If Drew Brees decides to play hardball, he could take control of his contract negotiations with the Saints, Jeff Duncan of the Times-Picayune writes. But, so far, Brees has been a good solider, saying repeatedly that he wants to retire in New Orleans and indicating that he will not test the free agent market.In theory, things can change between now and March 14. If the Saints try...
Via Pro Football Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints capitalizing on playoff run with increase in ticket prices for 2018

Following a strong regular season and playoff run, the New Orleans Saints will be moderately raising their ticket prices for the 2018 NFL season.“While we could certainly go out there and have a much larger increase and sit here and count the money, it would be a disservice (to the fans), and it would hurt satisfaction,” Saints vice president of marketing and business development...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Foles reveals details of pregame text message from Brees

Nick Foles proved his past playoff success was not a fluke when he led the Eagles to a win over the Patriots in Super Bowl LII, and a pregame message from Drew Brees may have helped the quarterback calm his nerves before the biggest game of his life.On Monday, Foles confirmed reports that Brees texted him before kickoff of Sunday’s game. He said the overall message from the 39-year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees reportedly likely to get short-term deal

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have been going for short-term deals for several years now, and there is no indication that’s about to change this offseason.Mike Triplett of ESPN reported that there’s no reason to believe significant changes are coming to how Brees and the Saints have operated, and a one- or two-year deal will likely be on the table at most. The expectation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield 'would love' to sit behind Drew Brees

Baker Mayfield to the New Orleans Saints could be a match made in heaven. The Oklahoma product “would love” to learn from Drew Brees, and head coach Sean Payton has reportedly already made it clear he’s a huge fan of the Heisman winner.Speaking about the potential to sit behind Brees, Mayfield expressed excitement about that possibility.“I would love that,” Mayfield said, via the...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brees reiterates desire to stay in New Orleans: ‘I’m a Saint for life’

Drew Brees continues to make it abundantly clear that he wants to remain with the New Orleans Saints for the rest of his career.The Saints veteran quarterback, set to become an unrestricted free agent in March, doubled down on his hope that he finishes his NFL run that will one day end in Canton in New Orleans. Brees was making an appearance this week on “Ellen” when he made his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees’ sons stole the show at Pro Bowl with sideline fight

The 2018 Pro Bowl featured better defense than fans were used to seeing, but the All-Star game still lacked the hard hits football aficionados like to watch happen on the gridiron.Lucky for them, Drew Brees’ sons provided the entertainment and physical play the game was lacking.Brees’ oldest son, Baylen, was doing an interview with his father on the sideline at one point during the...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees talks about sons' 'WWE' activities during Pro Bowl

The best thing that happened in the Pro Bowl Sunday revolved around Drew Brees, but it had nothing to do with his play. His three sons became an Internet sensation when two of them started fighting during a sideline interview, much to the delight of social media users all over the place.When it happened, Brees was not a happy camper, and he had some words with them. After the game...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Drew Brees' sons beating each other up

The best thing that happened in the first half of the Pro Bowl Sunday was, by far, when Drew Brees’ sons started fighting on the sideline during an interview.The two younger kids were literally pounding on each other as their older brother was being interviewed about his experience as the team’s ball boy. Afterward, Brees went straight into dad mode and chewed out his kids, especially...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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