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9 Drew Brees QB

New Orleans Saints

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
100%90%
Key Stats
GPPYDSPCTTDsINTRATING
16433472.0238103.9

Player Updates

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Saints' Drew Brees: Reaches terms for two years
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Brees and the Saints have reached agreement on a two-year, $50 million contract that includes $27 million guaranteed, Jane Slater of NFL Network reports.

Brees could get more money on the open market, but he reportedly has no interest in switching teams for the final few years of his career. Understandably so, given that he's a living legend in New Orleans, where the current roster boasts an excellent supporting cast that includes Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram. The Saints also are expected to seek an upgrade at tight end now that they don't have to worry about a dead cap charge from Brees' last contract accelerating to 2018. A reunion with Jimmy Graham isn't out of the question.

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Saints' Drew Brees: Nearing agreement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Brees and the Saints are expected to reach agreement on a two-year contract Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Brees isn't believed to have any interest in leaving New Orleans, but he nonetheless has some leverage thanks to the structure of his last contract, which would leave the Saints with a dead cap charge of $18 million for 2018 if they don't sign the quarterback to a new deal before free agency opens at 4:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday. All signs point to Brees staying put, even if negotiations have been somewhat tenuous.

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Saints' Drew Brees: Likely staying in Bayou
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Brees is still expected to re-sign with the Saints, Herbie Teope of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Brees can become an unrestricted free agent when the league year begins March 14, but he isn't believed to have any interest in a change of scenery at this stage of his career. Saints general manager Mickey Loomis met with Brees' agent Thursday night, and while the two parties have yet to reach an agreement, Loomis reiterated that the quarterback will stay with the team. Brees set an NFL record by completing 72.0 percent of his passes last season, but it didn't translate to the customary gaudy statistics as the Saints were able to rely on an elite running game and a finally-competent defense.

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Saints' Drew Brees: Wants to stay in New Orleans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Though Brees is slated to become an unrestricted free agent in March, when asked following Sunday's divisional-round loss to the Vikings if he considered himself a part of the Saints' future, he replied, "I do," Herbie Teope of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Brees, who turned 39 on Monday, continues to play at a very high level, having passed for 4,334 yards this past season while logging a 23:8 TD:INT ratio. Meanwhile, top backup Chase Daniel is also slated to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and No. 3 signal caller Taysom Hill is signed through 2019. Expect the Saints to make re-signing Brees -- who has excelled as the franchise signal caller since 2006 -- an offseason priority. Given his desire to remain with the team, it would be surprising if the two sides aren't able to strike a deal.

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Saints' Drew Brees: Unsuccessful in comeback attempt
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Brees completed 25 of 40 passes for 294 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions during Sunday's 29-24 NFC divisional-round loss to the Vikings.

Brees and the Saints looked to be on the wrong side of a blowout down 17-0 at halftime, as a tough Minnesota defense stifled New Orleans' ground game while picking off two of Brees' passes in the process. However, the veteran gunslinger hit the ground running coming out of the break and picked apart the Vikings secondary throughout the second half. He came within seconds of securing the win after leading his team to a field goal to go up 24-23 with 25 seconds remaining, but the Vikings' offense took advantage of a Saints defensive blunder and got loose for a game-winning touchdown in the closing seconds. On the bright side for Brees is the fact that all of his key offensive weapons are set to return to New Orleans for the 2018 campaign, though potential investors in the aging quarterback should keep in mind that the Saints' evident shift away from a pass-heavy offensive attack in 2017 seems likely to persist going forward.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2001San Diego Chargers10271555.62218.1940102/124194.8
2002San Diego Chargers161652632060.832846.2452171624/18040476.9
2003San Diego Chargers111135620557.621085.9268111521/17828567.5
2004San Diego Chargers151540026265.531597.907927718/131409104.8
2005San Diego Chargers161650032364.635767.1554241527/22346489.2
2006New Orleans Saints161655435664.344187.9786261118/105611896.2
2007New Orleans Saints161665244067.544236.7858281816/10947889.4
2008New Orleans Saints161663541365.050697.9884341713/92661696.2
2009New Orleans Saints151551436370.643888.5475341120/1355811109.6
2010New Orleans Saints161665844868.146207.0280332225/185471090.9
2011New Orleans Saints161665746871.254768.3379461424/1586911110.6
2012New Orleans Saints161667042263.051777.7380431926/190661396.3
2013New Orleans Saints161665044668.651627.9476391237/2446715104.7
2014New Orleans Saints161665945669.249527.5169331729/186521097.0
2015New Orleans Saints151562742868.348707.7780321131/2356813101.0
2016New Orleans Saints161667347170.052087.7498371527/1847010101.7
2017New Orleans Saints161653638672.043348.095423820/1457211103.9
TOTAL2492489294622266.9704457.5898488228378/269290116996.7
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2001San Diego Chargers102189.013001
2002San Diego Chargers1616381303.4151010
2003San Diego Chargers111121844.018007
2004San Diego Chargers151553851.6222118
2005San Diego Chargers161621492.39108
2006New Orleans Saints161642320.816003
2007New Orleans Saints161623522.39108
2008New Orleans Saints161622-10.09004
2009New Orleans Saints151522331.510208
2010New Orleans Saints161618-3-0.27001
2011New Orleans Saints161621864.120115
2012New Orleans Saints16161550.311102
2013New Orleans Saints161635521.516306
2014New Orleans Saints161627682.513106
2015New Orleans Saints151524140.612105
2016New Orleans Saints161623200.97207
2017New Orleans Saints161633120.47207
TOTAL2492484407361.722182106
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2001San Diego Chargers1000---00000
2002San Diego Chargers161600---00000
2003San Diego Chargers111112121.0211101
2004San Diego Chargers151513838.0380101
2005San Diego Chargers161600---00000
2006New Orleans Saints161600---00000
2007New Orleans Saints16162105.080000
2008New Orleans Saints161600---00000
2009New Orleans Saints15151-4-4.0-40000
2010New Orleans Saints1616177.070000
2011New Orleans Saints161600---00000
2012New Orleans Saints161600---00000
2013New Orleans Saints161600---00000
2014New Orleans Saints1616111.010000
2015New Orleans Saints151500---00000
2016New Orleans Saints161600---00000
2017New Orleans Saints161600---00000
TOTAL24924877310.4381202
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2001San Diego Chargers100.000000.0000
2002San Diego Chargers1611.000000.0000
2003San Diego Chargers1111.000000.0000
2004San Diego Chargers1500.000000.0000
2005San Diego Chargers1622.000000.0000
2006New Orleans Saints1600.000000.0000
2007New Orleans Saints1633.000000.0000
2008New Orleans Saints1622.000000.0000
2009New Orleans Saints1500.000000.0000
2010New Orleans Saints1611.000000.0000
2011New Orleans Saints1622.000000.0000
2012New Orleans Saints1611.000000.0000
2013New Orleans Saints1600.000000.0000
2014New Orleans Saints1600.000000.0000
2015New Orleans Saints1500.000000.0000
2016New Orleans Saints1622.000000.0000
2017New Orleans Saints1611.000000.0000
TOTAL2491616.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2001San Diego Chargers120010010
2002San Diego Chargers1620020020
2003San Diego Chargers1153000000
2004San Diego Chargers1572030030
2005San Diego Chargers1685000000
2006New Orleans Saints1683010010
2007New Orleans Saints1694000000
2008New Orleans Saints1661020020
2009New Orleans Saints15106020020
2010New Orleans Saints1692050050
2011New Orleans Saints1611000000
2012New Orleans Saints1651020020
2013New Orleans Saints1662000000
2014New Orleans Saints1673040040
2015New Orleans Saints1552020020
2016New Orleans Saints1654010010
2017New Orleans Saints1650030030
TOTAL2491003902800280
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/209
Birthdate:
1/15/1979
Age:
39
Hometown:
Austin, TX, USA
School:
Purdue
NFL Experience:
18
Awards: