2014 DRAFT GUIDE
 #9 Drew Brees
 Pos: Quarterback
NFL Team: NOR
Injury: OK
 Experience: 15
College: Purdue
Height: 72
Weight: 209
Born: 1/15/1979
 Year  Tm  Gm  Cmp  Att  Yds  TDs  Int  Sack  Rush  Yds  TDs  Fum 
PROJ005219411422341
2013NOR164466505162391237355236
2012NOR16422670517743192615515
2011NOR164686575476461424218611
2010NOR16448658462033222618-302

Summary

Quarterback Rank: #3All Players: #40
Brees had a down season for his standards. He scored 34 touchdowns but was intercepted 17 times, which was high for him. Brees also finished the season with a dud, having just one touchdown three of the last four games and six interceptions during that stretch. Brees struggled much more than recent seasons, failing to click with his receivers and Jimmy Graham. He still had eight 300-yard games, though, and his overall numbers were that of a solid No. 1 fantasy quarterback. Brees just didn't produce near his numbers of the past few years, which is a bit of a concern. You have to wonder if a decline is coming or other teams have caught up to this explosive offense. Brees has seven straight seasons with 33 or more touchdowns. He also has 5,000 yards four of seven seasons. And at age 35, he still looks like he has good years left in the tank. He knows the offense inside and out but could use a little more talent at receiver to maintain his high level of play. Brees is extremely accurate, makes great decisions, and spreads the wealth to a host of options in the offense. The Saints try to have a balanced offense, but remain pass-first with Brees at the helm. He makes the offense tick for the Saints.
FANTASY OUTLOOK
Brees should be one of the first quarterbacks off your board come draft day - even after last season. He was fourth in quarterback scoring during a down year. He might not even return to his crazy level of production but should be able to at least duplicate last season in this offense. He is a good bet to throw for around 5,000 yards and score 35 touchdowns. He is a consistent factor from week to week, which is another huge plus. He gets his weekly chances to air it out in this offense.

comments about Drew Brees

Notes

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees said he is unconcerned that the Saints drafted QB Garrett Grayson, his heir apparent, in the third round of this year's draft. 'I'm worried about winning a championship,' Brees said. 'Trying to be the best player I can be, trying to be the leader that I can be, that applies to how can I help get the best out of everyone who is on the team.'
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees isn't expected to be retiring anytime soon, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. 'I don't see the end for Drew Brees on the short-term horizon,' Loomis said. 'At least I certainly hope not. But it does take time for these quarterbacks to develop. And we're conscious of that.' Loomis could be hinting at the possibility of the Saints drafting a quarterback, perhaps as an heir apparent to Brees. The team has already worked out Baylor QB Bryce Petty.
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (knee) spent time training together with QB Drew Brees during the offseason in San Diego. 'Man, I love everything about him, his makeup, and then just his physical ability. I mean he's got all kinds of talent,' Brees said.
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota isn't an option for the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, according to head coach Sean Payton. Payton said the Saints will not move up in the first round in order to select Mariota. Payton also said there wasn't 'one iota' of truth to rumors that New Orleans is looking to trade QB Drew Brees.
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees will not be traded, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. Recent speculation said that Brees may be on the trade block after his favorite target, TE Jimmy Graham, was dealt to the Seattle Seahawks. 'Anybody who thinks we're trading Drew Brees, that's just not true,' Loomis told USA TODAY Sports. Brees threw for 33 touchdowns and 17 interceptions in 2014 while completing 69.2% of his passes for a league-high 4,952 yards.
Fantasy Impact: It would be a shock to see Brees traded but you can't totally rule it out at this point, especially with the Saints cutting salary.
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees might not be off limits in a trade this offseason that has already seen the team trade TE Jimmy Graham, OG Ben Grubbs and WR Kenny Stills. The Saints have begun to think about life after Brees, and a report surfaced late last year that the team is likely to 'draft a quarterback highly this year.'
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees doesn't need to receive a contract extension for the team to get under the 2015 salary cap, according to head coach Sean Payton. Brees has two years left on his five-year, $100 million deal, with salary cap hits of $26.4 million and $27.4 million in 2015 and 2016. The Saints are currently projected at $25 to $30 million over the cap.
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees said 2014 was the most frustrating season of his career, but remained optimistic about the team's future. 'I think we've identified the problems or the things that got us beat or the things that didn't allow us to be as good as we know we can be, and we have the solution to fix it,' Brees said. 'It's going to take a lot of work, but I know we can get it done.'
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees will play in the 2015 Pro Bowl in place of Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (neck).
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns in the romp over the Chicago Bears in Week 15 Monday, Dec. 15. He went 29-for-36 and reached the 4,000-yard mark for the ninth straight season.
Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

Quarterbacks

  #1  Andrew LuckIND10
  #2  Aaron RodgersGNB7
  #3  Drew BreesNOR11
  #4  P. ManningDEN7
  #5  B. RoethlisbergerPIT11
  #6  M. StaffordDET9
  #7  Matt RyanATL10
  #8  Eli ManningNYG11
Sleeper #9  R. TannehillMIA5
  #10  Cam NewtonCAR5
  #11  Philip RiversSDG10
  #12  R. WilsonSEA9
  #13  Joe FlaccoBAL9
  #14  Tony RomoDAL6
  #15  Andy DaltonCIN7
  #16  Tom BradyNWE4
Injury Concern #17  Sam BradfordPHI8
  #18  Carson PalmerARI9
  #19  T. BridgewaterMIN5
  #20  Derek CarrOAK6
  #21  J. WinstonTAM6
  #22  Jay CutlerCHI7
  #23  C. KaepernickSFO10
  #24  M. MariotaTEN4
Hot #25  Nick FolesSTL6
  #26  Blake BortlesJAC8
  #27  Alex SmithKAN9
  #28  Josh McCownCLE11
  #29  R. Griffin IIIWAS8
  #30  Matt CasselBUF8
  #31  Bryce PettyNYJ5
  #32  Mark SanchezPHI8
  #33  R. FitzpatrickNYJ5
  #34  J. ManzielCLE11
  #35  Geno SmithNYJ5
  #36  EJ ManuelBUF8
  #37  Kirk CousinsWAS8
  #38  Z. MettenbergerTEN4
  #39  Mike GlennonTAM6
  #40  Brian HoyerHOU9
  #41  Shaun HillMIN5
  #42  Ryan MallettHOU9
  #43  Ryan LindleyARI9
  #44  Chad HenneJAC8
  #45  Michael VickNYJ5
  #46  Matt SchaubBAL9
  #47  T. PryorCIN7
  #48  C. PonderOAK6
  #49  Matt FlynnGNB7
  #50  B. GabbertSFO10
  #51  B. WeedenDAL6
  #52  Drew StantonARI9
  #53  Matt MooreMIA5
  #54  M. HasselbeckIND10
  #55  Colt McCoyWAS8
  #56  Matt BarkleyPHI8
  #57  J. CampbellCIN7
  #58  Jeff TuelBUF8
  #59  Chase DanielKAN9
  #60  J. GaroppoloNWE4
  #61  Landry JonesPIT11
  #62  B. OsweilerDEN7
  #63  T.J. YatesATL10
  #64  B. GradkowskiPIT11
  #65  D. AndersonCAR5
  #66  Sean MannionSTL6
  #67  Tyrod TaylorBUF8
  #68  Josh JohnsonCIN7
  #69  C. WhitehurstTEN4
  #70  Ricky StanziNYG11
  #71  T. JacksonSEA9
  #72  G. GraysonNOR11
  #73  A.J. McCarronCIN7
  #74  Ryan NassibNYG11
  #75  Zac DysertDEN7
  #76  Brad SorensenSDG10
  #77  B. HundleyGNB7
  #78  Aaron MurrayKAN9
  #79  Luke McCownNOR11
  #80  Logan ThomasARI9
  #81  David FalesCHI7
  #82  Tim TebowPHI8
  #83  Joe WebbCAR5
  #84  B.J. DanielsSEA9
  #85  Tom SavageHOU9
  #86  G. GilbertNWE4
  #87  Case KeenumSTL6
  #88  Matt McGloinOAK6
  #89  T. SiemianDEN7
  #90  Austin DavisSTL6
  #91  C. HarnishARI9
  #92  Matt SimmsNYJ5
  #93  Connor ShawCLE11
  #94  Scott TolzienGNB7
  #95  T. LewisCLE11
  #96  Dan OrlovskyDET9
  #97  K. ClemensSDG10
  #98  Jake LockerTEN4
  #99  Kyle OrtonBUF8

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