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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-Packers set to kick off 2011 season

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The 2011 NFL schedule has been released, and there are plenty of intriguing matchups among the 256 games that kick off on Thursday, Sept. 8 with a meeting of the last two Super Bowl champions.

Shanle's future could be impacted by Saints' draft

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Saints' decisions on draft weekend could have a major impact on OLB Scott Shanle's status.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 24

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 24th pick in the NFL draft, including Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, the MVP of Super Bowl XLV.

Saints’ Colston in line for new long-term deal

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
WR Marques Colston, the Saints' leader in receiving yards in four of his five NFL seasons, is heading into his contract year.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Saints add to coaching staff

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Saints announced a trio of coaching moves on Monday afternoon which will bring a change in leadership to the defensive backfield and special teams.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Saints' statement on NFL lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Saints released a statement on the lockout, saying they will keep their fans fully informed throughout the process.

Saints assistant sentenced in mail fraud case

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Saints assistant coach Travis Jones was sentenced to three years probation, 100 hours of community service and ordered to pay $1.15 million in restitution for his role in a real estate scam.

Contract talks between Saints, Bush on hold

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
The Saints and Reggie Bush's representatives will open talks about his contract situation in earnest when a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is in place, we hear.

Saints give Thomas four-year deal

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Saints announce they have signed RB Pierre Thomas to a four-year deal.

Shockey to sign with Panthers

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Veteran TE Jeremy Shockey will sign with the Panthers, he announced on his Twitter account Thursday.

Hartley agrees to five-year deal with Saints

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
PK Garrett Hartley, who kicked the Saints to the Super Bowl two seasons ago, has signed a five-year extension with the team.

Saints add veteran DT Rogers

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
Veteran DT Shaun Rogers has signed with the Saints, the team announced via Twitter Tuesday evening.

Saints tender 10, including OLT Bushrod, WR Moore

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
The Saints tendered 10 players late Tuesday, including OLT Jermon Bushrod and WR Lance Moore.

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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