Latest Drew Brees News

Winston eager for chance to succeed Brees with Saints

Mar. 23, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jameis Winston describes the prospect of taking over for retired, record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees as something that comes with a “tremendous amount of responsibility.” It's also something Winston eager to do, albeit in his own way. ...

New Orleans health care workers' heralded in 'Dear Nurses'

Mar. 20, 2021 10:40 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — If the eyes of the nurses photographed for Robert Fogarty's latest project aren't expressive enough, there are always the words — emblazoned on forearms or faces or chests. Fogarty, for those unfamiliar with his previous similar projects —...

Buzz over Bills' offense lured Sanders to sign with Buffalo

Mar. 19, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders had his eyes on Buffalo long before the veteran receiver signed with the Bills in free agency this week. “I used to sit on my off-days on a Tuesday, I’d grab my iPad, and I would watch the Buffalo Bills, the coach’s film, and...

Next play: Brees joins NBC Sports after retiring from NFL

Mar. 18, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Brees is headed from the Superdome to the Golden Dome. The quarterback great joined NBC Sports on Monday, a day after announcing his retirement from the NFL. He will serve as an analyst for Notre Dame games as well as work from the studio during...

Cap constraints could limit Saints in free agency

Mar. 18, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (13-5) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Jameis Winston, DE Trey Hendrickson, DT Sheldon Rankins, LB Craig Robertson, DB PJ Williams, S Marcus Williams (franchise tag), DB Justin Hardee, DB Johnson Bademosi, S D.J. Swearinger, FB Michael Burton, RT James...

Record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees has announced his retirement after 20 NFL seasons

Mar. 18, 2021 10:54 AM EDT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees has announced his retirement after 20 NFL seasons.

Record-setting Saints QB Brees announces retirement at 42

Mar. 14, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Drew Brees era with the New Orleans Saints — marked by a Super Bowl celebration, raucous record-setting nights in the rebuilt Superdome and the undersized quarterback’s outsized role in a historic city’s rebirth — has ended. Brees, the...

NFL teams brace for tight budgets with likely salary cap cut

Feb. 19, 2021 15:30 PM EST

It's too early to know where the NFL salary cap will end up in the range of $180 million to $198 million coming off a pandemic-dominated season that was completed on time but still cost the league billions of dollars in revenue. A glimmer of good news for teams came this...