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New Orleans Saints

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


Rating Yds TD
96.3 5177 43

Readers say Rodgers is most clutch QB

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW web poll asking, "Who is the most clutch quarterback in the NFL?" believe that Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is the guy.

MVP Meter: Injuries have great impact

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
Injuries to top players such as Fred Jackson and Matt Forté have hurt their MVP candidacy and their teams.

Brees to appear on Sesame Street

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees is making a special appearance on Thursday's episode of "Sesame Street."

Shorts and Shells: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 4:23 a.m. ET
We highlight the contenders' top superstars capable of heavy lifting; some horrid refereeing in Patriots-Redskins; the magical Texans' continued run; plus much more.

MVP Meter: The race for second place

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
With Aaron Rodgers in the top spot, QBs Drew Brees and Tom Brady are battling for second place on the MVP Meter.

Brees, Hall and Peterson named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees, Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall and Cardinals CB-PR Patrick Peterson were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 12.

Brees, Saints blow out Giants 49-24

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 12:16 a.m. ET
Drew Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns, including two to TE Jimmy Graham, as New Orleans rolled to a 49-24 victory Monday night, extending New York's losing skid to three games.

Saints RB Sproles earning high praise

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 8:53 a.m. ET
Saints RB Darren Sproles is exceeding the expectations the team had for him heading into the season.

Maintaining balance the challenge for Saints' offense

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
it didn't take 300-plus passing yards from QB Drew Brees for the Saints to hold a comfortable lead for much of the game in their win over the Buccaneers.

Del Pilar's Digest: Week Nine fantasy player history review

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
In a new column William Del Pilar breaks down historical data for the Jets, Bills, Steelers, Ravens, Saints and Bucs to help you determine WDIS for Week Nine.

Sloppy Saints moving backward

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Saints, who dropped 62 points on the Colts one week earlier, couldn't overcome poor field position and frequent 3rd-and-long situations against the Rams.

Brady, Belichick to become winningest QB-coach tandem

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Here is the list of the active QB-head coach duos with the most wins, led by Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, who are tied for the winningest tandem in NFL history.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Eight

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
PFW fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice says he doubts that the Patriots' 32nd-ranked pass defense can halt Steelers WR Mike Wallace from having a monster game.

Brees, Briggs and Crosby named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees, Bears LB Lance Briggs and Packers PK Mason Crosby were named NFC Players of the Week for Week Seven.

Saints' running game could be set for takeoff

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:46 a.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton may want to consider emphasizing the running game against Carolina in Week Five.


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.