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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

Report: Saints RB Ingram uninjured in car accident

Posted July 22, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Saints RB Mark Ingram was uninjured in an automobile accident early Friday morning, according to multiple Alabama media outlets.

Report: Brees, Manning ask for franchise tag exemption

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Two of the NFL's top quarterbacks — Drew Brees of the Saints and Peyton Manning of the Colts — have asked to be exempt from the franchise tag as part of the settlement of the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit ...

Texans, Saints cancel joint training-camp practices

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
The Texans and the Saints have cancelled three joint practices before their Aug. 20 preseason game at Reliant Stadium.

Saints SS Harper not interested in hometown discount

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Roman Harper, an unrestricted free agent, says he would like to re-sign with the Saints, but he's not interested in giving them a discount to stay.

Brees: "We're very close to a settlement"

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees said in a radio interview on Wednesday that he believes the lockout will be over soon.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Harper considers options in free agency

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Roman Harper will host his second annual "Sainted Weekend" to benefit Harper's Hope 4*1 foundation July 7-9, and he says he's prepared to do what's best for his family when the lockout is over and free ...

Free agency could lead to change at center for Saints

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Saints would like to re-sign Jonathan Goodwin, but they might decide not to outbid another team for his services with Matt Tennant waiting to step in at center.

Saints DE Hargrove's brother killed

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Terrence Hargrove, the brother of Saints DE Anthony Hargrove, was stabbed to death early Thursday morning.

NFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Weatherspoon, David Gettis, Gerald McCoy and Jonathan Casillas.  

Great offenses successfully overcoming poor 'D'

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?

Bushrod: Saints know I want to stay

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
OLT Jermon Bushrod would like to stay with the Saints, the four-year veteran told PFW this week, and he has made that clear to the Saints.

Bushrod gearing up for charity weekend, contract clarity

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
The lockout is giving Saints free-agent OLT Jermon Bushrod the opportunity to focus on other priorities — ones that he said help take his mind off the labor dispute.

Sharper says vets have advantage longer lockout goes

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Saints FS Darren Sharper said Wednesday that he believes he and other veterans like himself could have a decided edge if the lockout curtails training camp or goes into the regular season.

Lockout limbo: Saints report

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The Saints will be relatively unharmed by the lockout thanks to QB Drew Brees' steady leadership.

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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