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Drew Brees

Drew Brees - #9 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 209 lbs.
Birthday 01/15/1979
Birthplace Austin, TX
College Purdue
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 2nd round, 1st pick by Chargers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
96.3 5177 43

Saints OT Brown still looking to prove himself

Posted July 07, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Saints are waiting for OT Charles Brown to meet expectations as he enters his third season.

Goodell files motion to dismiss defamation suit

Posted July 05, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell filed a motion to dismiss Saints LB Jonathan Vilma’s defamation claims.

NFLPA files suit on behalf of Smith, Hargrove, Fujita

Posted July 05, 2012 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The NFLPA filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of Will Smith, Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita.

Saints agree to terms with sixth-round pick Tiller

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 9:04 p.m. ET
Saints GM Mickey Loomis says the club has agreed to terms with sixth-round draft choice Andrew Tiller, an offensive guard out of Syracuse.

Report: Arbitrator rules in favor of Brees

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has ruled in favor of Saints QB Drew Brees in his franchise-tag grievance, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Tuesday.

Saints' Payton files for divorce

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton filed for divorce from his wife Beth, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune

Saints sign two more draft picks

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
The Saints announced Monday that they have signed two more draft picks, leaving them with two more rookies to sign before training camp.

Vilma files another lawsuit

Posted July 01, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
Jonathan Vilma filed a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming, among other things, that commissioner Roger Goodell has failed to rule on Vilma's appeal in a timely manner.

Brees, Saints awaiting grievance ruling

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The window of time for the Saints and Drew Brees to finalize a contract could soon be closed.

Saints sign third-rounder Hicks

Posted June 28, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Saints signed the first member of their draft class on Thursday, announcing a deal had been reached with third-round DL Akiem Hicks.

Reports: Decision on Brees' tag likely in a week

Posted June 27, 2012 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
An arbitrator will rule on Saints QB Drew Brees' franchise-tag grievance in a week, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. 

Bounty 'evidence' doesn't help NFL's case

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Ron Borges argues that evidence the NFL is claiming to have in its "Bountygate" investigation appears to be lacking.

Brees still hopeful of long-term deal with Saints

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
QB Drew Brees remains confident that he and the Saints will agree on a long-term contract before the July 16 deadline.

Appeal to reason: Goodell, Smith both fail system

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Hub Arkush writes that Roger Goodell and De Smith are both to blame for the messy Bountygate investigation and appeals process.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 30, 2013
Brees says the Saints are ready to put the bounty scandal "to bed," be gracious Super Bowl hosts and look forward to next season. Brees has been an ambassador for New Orleans since he arrived in 2006, and is maintaining that role with a busy schedule this week as the Big Easy prepares to host its first Super Bowl in more than a decade on Sunday.||||||| The Saints entered 2012 believing they were contenders to be the first team to play a Super Bowl on its home field. Then came the NFL's bounty probe of the Saints and sanctions including the season-long suspension of coach Sean Payton, followed by a losing season. Brees says he's disappointed, but ready to help showcase his adopted home town's resurgence now.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Brees was 29 of 43 passing for 396 yards with four touchdowns and one interceptions in the Saints' loss to Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Brees passed for 5,177 yards, making him the only player to do so in a season three times. He also had 43 touchdowns, making him the only quarterback to pass for 40 TDs in consecutive seasons. Brees is one of four quarterbacks in NFL history to pass for 5,000.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012
Brees has passed for more than 5,000 yards, making him the only player to do so in a season three times.||||||| Brees surpassed the coveted yardage mark with a touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. That was also the 41st scoring pass for the season for Brees, the only quarterback to pass for 40 TDs in consecutive seasons.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Brees completed 37 of 53 passes for 446 yards and three touchdowns in the Saints' win over the Cowboys on Sunday.||||||| Brees has seven touchdowns with no interceptions in his last two games.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Brees was 26 of 39 for 307 yards and tied a season high with four touchdowns on Sunday against the Buccaneers.||||||| Brees has thrown for 300 yards in eight of New Orleans' 14 games this season.

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