Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints
Quarterback #9
New Orleans Saints
Quarterback #9

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Announces end to illustrious career

Brees officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Sunday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Mar 14, 2021 2:14 PM EST

Renegotiating contract

The Saints have renegotiated Brees' contract to open up $24 million in 2021, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Feb 5, 2021 7:09 PM EST

Could announce retirement soon

Coach Sean Payton told Will Brinson of CBS' Pick Six Podcast that he expects Brees to make an announcement within the next couple weeks.

Feb 3, 2021 8:23 AM EST

Won't rush retirement decision

Brees intends to take his time before deciding whether to return in 2021 or hang up his cleats, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports.

Jan 18, 2021 9:53 AM EST

Three INTs in final game (of 20-21)

Brees completed 19 of 34 pass attempts for 134 yards, a touchdowns and three interceptions in Sunday's NFC divisional round loss to Tampa Bay.

Jan 17, 2021 9:30 PM EST

Two touchdowns in postseason win

Brees completed 28 of 39 pass attempts for 265 yards and two touchdowns in the Saints' 21-9 win over the Bears on Sunday.

Jan 10, 2021 5:34 PM EST

Throws three TD passes in win

Brees completed 22 of 32 pass attempts for 201 yards and three touchdowns during Sunday's 33-7 win over the Panthers.

Jan 3, 2021 7:00 PM EST

Over 300 yards in win

Brees completed 19 of 26 passes for 311 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions in the Saints' 52-33 win over the Vikings on Friday. He also netted minus-3 yards on three rushes.

Dec 25, 2020 4:59 PM EST

Three TDs in return

Brees completed 15 of 34 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns with one interception in Sunday's 32-29 loss to Kansas City.

Dec 20, 2020 7:45 PM EST

Officially off IR

Brees (ribs) was activated off injured reserve and will start Sunday against the Chiefs.

Dec 19, 2020 1:35 PM EST

Gearing up for return

Coach Sean Payton confirmed Friday that he plans for Brees (ribs) to start Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Dec 18, 2020 12:25 PM EST

Set to start Sunday

Brees (ribs) will be activated off injured reserve to start Sunday's game against the Chiefs, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Dec 18, 2020 6:45 AM EST

Designated to return

The Saints have designated Brees (ribs) to return from injured reserve, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Dec 16, 2020 1:35 PM EST

Set to throw Wednesday

Brees (ribs) is expected to throw a football early Wednesday before the Saints determine whether he's fit to join the team for practice later in the day, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Dec 16, 2020 7:59 AM EST

Not ready to return

There's still no timetable for the return to action of Brees (ribs/lung), Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Dec 13, 2020 6:27 AM EST

Likely giving way to Hill again

Brees (ribs) is expected to remain sidelined in Week 14 while Taysom Hill picks up another start, Jeff Duncan of The Athletic reports.

Dec 10, 2020 6:33 AM EST

Making progress

Though Brees is progressing well as he bounces back from a lung puncture and fractured ribs, the QB "won't practice much, if at all" Wednesday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Dec 9, 2020 8:13 AM EST

Could return Week 14

Brees (ribs) has progressed quicker than expected and could be ready to return from injured reserve ahead of the Saints' Week 14 game in Philadelphia on Dec. 13, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Dec 6, 2020 6:31 AM EST

Week 15 return date?

Brees, who's dealing with rib fractures, as well as a puncture in his lung and a shoulder issue, is facing a "realistic return date" of Week 15, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Nov 22, 2020 7:31 AM EST

11 rib fractures confirmed

Brees underwent X-rays and CAT scans this week that revealed 11 confirmed rib fractures, Ed Werder of ESPN reports.

Nov 21, 2020 6:53 PM EST