#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  Pts  Cmp  Att  Yds  TDs  Int  Sack  Rush  Yds  TDs  Fum 
PROJNOR3884505106341524591
2014NOR1604566594952331729276817
2013NOR1604466505162391237355236
2012NOR160422670517743192615515
2011NOR164584686575476461424218611

Summary

Quarterback Rank: #5All Players: #38
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.

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Notes

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees was willing to amend his contract in order to acquire Washington Redskins CB Josh Norman.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees' agents have renewed talks with the Saints on a four-year extension Wednesday, March 23. Brees has one year left on his deal.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is confident he'll reach a contract extension with the Saints, and he wants to play for New Orleans for the rest of his career. 'So talks are ongoing, and I don't know if that is something that will be done next week or before the end of the year or next year or when. But obviously, I want to be a Saint for the rest of my career, and I think I've got a lot of good years left,' Brees said. He's in the final year of a five-year, $100 million deal and has a $30 million salary cap hit in 2016.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees doesn't appear to be close to finalizing an extension with the team, but there is reason to believe his average salary will range somewhere between $22 to $23 million.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is due to count $30 million against the salary cap in 2016, and because he has received the franchise tag twice before in his career, he would cost the Saints $43.2 million in 2017 if he were to be tagged.
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A deal for New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is expected to get done very easily, according to head coach Sean Payton. Payton said general manager Mickey Loomis and Brees' agent, Tom Condon, have already spoken about a new deal. Brees would currently count $30 million against the salary cap, but an extension beyond 2016 could lower that number.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees and his agent have not spoken with general manager Mickey Loomis about a contract extension yet, but Loomis said he would like to get an extension done.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees could receive a three-year contract extension in order to lower his cap number, according to ESPN.com's Mike Triplett. His cap number would increase to $30 million in the final year of his current deal.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees' had $10.85 million of his $20 million salary guaranteed Wednesday, Feb. 10, according to a source.
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees may receive a contract extension before the start of free agency March 15. Extending Brees before free agency begins would give the Saints the ability to use the extension to cut down Brees' salary-cap cost for 2016. New Orleans is currently $10 million over the projected salary cap.
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