Stories tagged: drew brees
UPDATED: Thu., June 4, 2020
Drew Brees now realizes he’d fallen out of touch. His contemporaries drove that home when they pilloried him this week for repeating a long-held conviction he’d always felt comfortable expressing.
UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2020
Drew Brees is being sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, after the Saints quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem.
UPDATED: Fri., April 17, 2020
Matt Calkins: Which current and former Seahawks are best-suited to follow Drew Brees’ path into broadcasting?
Last week, Saints quarterback Drew Brees secured a broadcasting deal with NBC without ever having called a play. The network recognized his stature as a future Hall of Fame quarterback, …
Wed., April 1, 2020
Saints coach Sean Payton says he didn’t mean to insinuate on a recent television appearance that record-setting quarterback Drew Brees plans to retire after the upcoming season.
UPDATED: Tue., March 17, 2020
The unimaginable has happened to Patriots fans: Tom Brady is moving on.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
Quarterback Drew Brees’ record-setting NFL career is on track for a 20th season – and a 15th with the New Orleans Saints.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020
A number of Pro Bowlers are about to get paid. And not just the relative pocket change ($35,000 or $70,000) that comes with competing in the NFL’s annual all-star game …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 5, 2020
Kirk Cousins hit tight end Kyle Rudolph with a 4-yard fade on third-and-goal in overtime, and the Minnesota Vikings pulled out a 26-20 victory over the Saints in the wild-card …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Drew Brees became the NFL’s all-time leader in touchdown passes, throwing for four scores to lead the New Orleans Saints to a 34-7 victory over the Indianapolis …
Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
While Saints quarterback Drew Brees plans to again wear a plastic splint on his surgically repaired thumb against the Atlanta Falcons this Sunday, chances are he’ll be on the field …
Sun., Oct. 27, 2019
Drew Brees passed for 373 yards and three touchdowns in his first game in more than five weeks since thumb surgery, and the New Orleans Saints won their sixth straight …
Sat., Oct. 26, 2019
A person familiar with the situation says record-setting quarterback Drew Brees will start for the New Orleans Saints against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, beginning his comeback from thumb surgery …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Drew Brees pulled a football out of his locker inside the New Orleans Saints’ training headquarters and wrapped his right hand around it, splaying his surgically repaired thumb away from …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
The Seahawks suffered one of the more embarrassing home losses in their recent history, 33-27 against a Saints team playing without future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
In his 13 seasons in charge, New Orleans coach Sean Payton has always had one constant by his side.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
It’s not that the New Orleans Saints haven’t decided who their starting quarterback will be Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, it’s just that they’ve decided not to say.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
The way NFL quarterbacks having been going down or losing their jobs just two weeks into the season, it’s no stretch to wonder who’s next.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he has surgery on his throwing thumb scheduled on Wednesday in Los Angeles. In a text message to news outlets, Brees says he is …
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
Saints, Steelers see their title hopes damaged with major injuries to Brees, Roethlisberger.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Wil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired, and the New Orleans Saints beat the Houston Texans 30-28 on Monday night in a game that had three scoring …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Couch Slouch: It is the golden age of golden oldies among NFL quarterbacks. Week 1 saw seven starting quarterbacks aged 35 or older.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t see himself and Pelicans top draft choice Zion Williamson as an odd couple from different generations and different sports. Brees says he sees key parallels …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019
Saints quarterback Drew Brees practically laughed while describing himself as “still green” at the onset of his 19th NFL training camp. The smile on the 40-year-old’s face looked like an …
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
Mark Rypien is pulling for the veteran quarterbacks, Tom Brady and Drew Brees, to somehow continue to forestall the forces of aging and physical attrition. He understands the ultimate futility …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Using a dominant ball-control offense and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two interceptions from Marcus Lattimore in a 20-14 …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
Drew Brees’ late 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas lifted New Orleans to a 31-28 win over Pittsburgh that earned the Saints the top seed in the NFC and damaged …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Drew Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints won their ninth straight with a 48-7 demolition of Philadelphia on Sunday that marked the Eagles’ worst loss …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018
Drew Brees passed Peyton Manning to become the NFL’s all-time leader in yards passing with a 62-yard touchdown to rookie Tre’Quan Smith on Monday night that sent New Orleans on …
Tue., March 13, 2018
Adrian Peterson’s short stint in Arizona is over. Jordy Nelson long and productive stay in Green Bay has ended, too.