Sean Payton agrees with Brees setting contract deadline

Drew Brees will not talk about a contract extension with the New Orleans Saints once the season starts. Over the weekend, his coach Sean Payton stated his agreement with the decision of his quarterback. “Just having seen the interview and his comments, they totally make sense,” Payton said, via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. “It was the case (five) years back. You don’t...
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NFL Notes: Ronald Leary, Cowboys, Patriots, Saints & Drew Brees

Ronald Leary Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that Cowboys G Ronald Leary, who has requested a trade out of Dallas, would face significant fines if he holds out into mandatory minicamp or training camp in the hope of being moved to a new team. Had Leary not signed his restricted tender, he could have held out of all offseason workouts without penalty and possibly applied...
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Sean Payton commends Drew Brees for contract negotiation decision

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is halting contract negotiations so his team can be completely focused on improving off of back-to-back 7-9 seasons. Head coach Sean Payton seems to agree with his quarterback’s decision. Payton joined PFT Live on Friday and talked about Brees’s contract and said that he is pretty excited about him being focused on improving their record...
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Drew Brees gives Saints deadline on contract talks

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is set to occupy $30 million of the team’s cap in 2016 if he plays under his current contract. Negotiations seem to be halted and Brees reportedly does not want to be dealing with his contract once the regular season starts. According to Brees, it would appear he is giving the Saints a September deadline for the two sides to come to...
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WATCH: See what Drew Brees thinks about the first days of OTAs

See what Drew Brees thinks about the first days of OTAs
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WATCH: Watch Drew Brees hit home run in slow motion

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees hits a home run during Tim Lelito's annual charity softball tournament and home run derby on Wednesday night at Turchin Stadium.
Via NOLA.com
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Drew Brees attending OTAs despite contract negotiations

The New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees have been trying to work out an extension that would take some pressure off the team’s salary cap, which is one of the worst in the NFL going forward. Despite the negotiations, he is going to attend OTAs when they start later this week. Brees spoke with ESPN’s Mike Triplett on Monday and said that he doesn’t want to miss anything...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees makes the day of child with cerebral palsy

While in attendance at one of his co-owned 4 Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar restaurants, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had a special goal in mind. Brees planned to spend a period of time with 10 year-old Hunter Glass from Shreveport. Glass has cerebral palsy, and it has always been his dream to meet Brees, per KSLA.com. Brees told the young boy that he was there to meet...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brees’ agent: Saints satisfied holding current cap of $30M

Barring a new deal, Drew Brees is going to cost the New Orleans Saints $30 million this season. And according to his agent, Tom Condon, the Saints don’t seem inclined to make an adjustment at this time. Tom Condon on @RichEisenShow, says the Saints seem to be satisfied with carrying Brees' cap number right now. — Joel A. Erickson (@JoelAErickson) May 11, 2016 When Brees...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brees: Conversations ongoing concerning new contract

The $30 million cap hit the New Orleans Saints will absorb in the final year of Drew Brees’ contract in 2016 hangs like an albatross around the organization’s neck, leading many to believe the team and the quarterback will work out a more cap-friendly contract extension sooner rather than later. But Brees, appearing Tuesday morning on NFL Network’s “NFL HQ,” had nothing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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