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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 5:20 p.m.

Seattle Seahawks not expecting to see ‘a crazy different’ Saints offense without Drew Brees

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.


Barry Wilner: Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger, Nick Foles, Sam Darnold. Who’s next to go?

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, 5:39 p.m.

Saints QB Drew Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on

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 …


Saints QB Drew Brees: Confident in surgery, dedicated to rehab

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 …


Call to arms: Saints, Steelers reel with Brees, Big Ben out

Saints, Steelers see their title hopes damaged with major injuries to Brees, Roethlisberger.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:22 p.m.

Wil Lutz’s 58-yard field goal lifts Saints over Texans, 30-28

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, 10:11 p.m.

Couch Slouch: Ryan Fitzpatrick rekindles chicken-or-egg dilemma

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, 4:35 p.m.

Saints’ Drew Brees describes “kinship” with Pelicans’ Zion Williamson

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, 5:01 p.m.

Saints QB Drew Brees: I’m still green

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 …


Mark Rypien rolls with veteran quarterbacks in NFL conference championship games

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, 8:59 p.m.

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

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 …


Saints narrowly upend Steelers and take top NFC seed

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, 6:56 p.m.

Drew Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

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 …


Drew Brees makes history in style, Saints thrash Redskins 43-19

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 …


NFL free agency: Adrian Peterson, Jordy Nelson cut; Drew Brees stays with Saints

Adrian Peterson’s short stint in Arizona is over. Jordy Nelson long and productive stay in Green Bay has ended, too.


Drew Brees vs. Case Keenum: Will playoff savvy prevail in Saints-Vikings?

Drew Brees will lead the New Orleans offense onto the field at Minnesota and commence the 13th postseason game of his stellar career, already armed with seven such victories and …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 8:41 p.m.

Drew Brees, defensive stand help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26

Drew Brees passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints held off Carolina’s late comeback bid to seal a 31-26 victory in their NFC wild-card game …


Rules, habits, passion keeping NFL quarterbacks around

Tom Brady didn’t get things started on a strong note for the growing group of graybeard quarterbacks when the Chiefs spoiled the Patriots’ latest Super Bowl celebration with a big …


Tom Brady tops the list in AP quarterback rankings

As if there is any doubt given his fistful of Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady is the best quarterback in the NFL.


NFL auditions Orlando as permanent Pro Bowl home

As the NFL plays its first Pro Bowl in Orlando, wondering if it can be a long-term landing point for the beleaguered all-star game, Drew Brees can’t help but think …


Panthers beat Saints in game marred by injuries

Cam Newton threw for 192 yards and a touchdown and the Carolina Panthers held off New Orleans’ fourth- quarter rally to beat the Saints 23-20 on Thursday night in a …


Seahawks lose to Saints as victory is just out of reach

A foot too far and a few flags too many ultimately left the Seahawks with a day that was almost too much to take. “This is the kind of game …


NFL notebook: Browns unveil statue of Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown

Jim Brown felt the kind of emotional surge that made him an NFL legend. The greatest player to wear a Cleveland Browns jersey, and in the conversation as the best …


Drew Brees laughs off questions about his future with Saints

Drew Brees sees no reason to portray the Saints’ season finale in Atlanta as the possible end of an era in New Orleans.


Anquan Boldin says he wants to return to 49ers

If Anquan Boldin makes one catch in Sunday’s game in Detroit, he will become the 13th player in NFL history to reach 1,000 receptions.


Brees’ 7 TDs help Saints top Giants 52-49 on last-second FG

Drew Brees passed for career highs of 511 yards and an NFL record-tying seven touchdowns, and recently signed Kai Forbath kicked a 50-yard field goal as time ran out, giving …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 7:28 p.m.

NFL’s Bengals tentatively settle cheerleaders’ suit in Ohio

Saints linebackers coach Joe Vitt attended practice Wednesday in a motorized scooter, his right leg immobilized because of the Achilles tendon injury he received chasing away a pair of car …


New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees to miss first start since 2006.

Drew Brees will be sidelined on Sunday at Carolina as the Saints will try to avoid falling to 0-3. Brees, who is recovering from a bruised rotator cuff in his …


Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brews expects to play on Sunday

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he is confident he will be able to play on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers despite a bruised rotator cuff in his throwing …


NFL preseason roundup: Brady plays, Patriots rally past Saints

Brandin Cooks caught all four passes thrown his way for 117 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown from Drew Brees, and the host New Orleans Saints raced to a 21-0 lead …