Lack of Brees negotiations not a surprise

Saints quarterback Drew Brees apparently needs an explanation regarding why he hasn’t heard from the team in the last three months regarding a new contract. In the event he really doesn’t know (and chances are he does), the reason is simple: It’s a deadline-driven business, and Brees made it clear several months ago that the deadline…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

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
2 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
3 days 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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

Report: Guaranteed money an issue for Brees, Saints

Drew Brees has given the New Orleans Saints a hard deadline regarding contract talks, saying that he won’t negotiate during the season. At this point, the amount of guaranteed money seems to be holding the process up. “Two league sources pegged a Brees extension as landing somewhere in the neighborhood of four years and $95 million to $100 million, with guaranteed money likely...
Via Sportsnaut
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Brees gives Saints deadline on contract talks

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is set to occupy $30 million of the team’s cap in 2016 if he plays under his current contract. Negotiations seem to be halted and Brees reportedly does not want to be dealing with his contract once the regular season starts. According to Brees, it would appear he is giving the Saints a September deadline for the two sides to come to...
Via Sportsnaut
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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