Despite contract issues, Drew Brews plans to be at the Saints OTAs

Since the beginning of the offseason, the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees have been discussing a contract extension. While the Saints have said they believe that Brees is their guy for years to come, both sides have failed to strike a deal. With the Saints starting OTAs today, many have wondered if Brees will show up. Well Brees told ESPN that he plans to be at the...
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Drew Brees attending OTAs despite contract negotiations

The New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees have been trying to work out an extension that would take some pressure off the team’s salary cap, which is one of the worst in the NFL going forward. Despite the negotiations, he is going to attend OTAs when they start later this week. Brees spoke with ESPN’s Mike Triplett on Monday and said that he doesn’t want to miss anything...
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Drew Brees won’t skip OTAs despite lack of contract extension

Drew Brees hasn’t gotten a contract extension this offseason, and there’s no sign one is imminent. But the Saints quarterback said that wasn’t going to keep him from going to work. Brees told Mike Triplett of ESPN.com that he will be on hand when the Saints begin OTAs Tuesday. “I’m not missing any offseason,” Brees said.…
Via Pro Football Talk
20 hours ago

Best of Babe Laufenberg: How Brees could've impacted Cowboys' drafting of Smith, realistic expectations for Elliott in his rookie year

Here are some of the best opinions and musings from recent live chats featuring fromer Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg.Question: What's a realistic expectation for this defense? Back to 2014 levels of passable but not horrible?Babe Laufenberg: We all know this will not be a dominating defense. Not even close. What they need to do is take the ball away. That will determine...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

3 players who must step up for the Saints to win in 2016

Ideally a team would like all of its players to improve each year, even first ballot hall of famers like Drew Brees, but back here in reality we’re going to look at 5 players who both need to step up and can. To me a player ‘stepping up’ isn’t just about putting up better numbers, but playing within yourself, playing smarter, and affecting your role within the team in a...
Via The Saints Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: Kid cries happily after meeting Saints’ Drew Brees

For every sports fan, it’s a dream to meet the athletes on their teams. Sadly, many of us never get that change, while 99 percent of us do not get to meet the star player. It’s only something we can imagine. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Football: Ranking the top ten RBs of 2016 Fantasy Football: Tom Brady, Patriots poised for a big year 2016 Preview: A preview of the AFC South Throwback...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bleacher Report writer projects big season for Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has remained one of the league’s best pocket passers, consistently throwing for 4,000 yards and at age 37, has shown zero signs of slowing down…so far. There’s not a huge reason to believe he’ll slow down, either.  With Michael Thomas and Coby Fleener joining Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead as dangerous targets. As such, the Saints...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints' Michael Thomas wants to add value, help Drew Brees

Saints' Michael Thomas wants to add value, help Drew Brees
Via NOLA.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brees’ agent: Saints satisfied holding current cap of $30M

Barring a new deal, Drew Brees is going to cost the New Orleans Saints $30 million this season. And according to his agent, Tom Condon, the Saints don’t seem inclined to make an adjustment at this time. Tom Condon on @RichEisenShow, says the Saints seem to be satisfied with carrying Brees' cap number right now. — Joel A. Erickson (@JoelAErickson) May 11, 2016 When Brees...
Via Sportsnaut
12 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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