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Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints
Quarterback

Ht: 6.0 | Wt: 209

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Week By Week

YearTmGPass CompPass AttComp PctPass YdsPass TDPass IntRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2002LAC1632052660.84328417163813010
2003LAC1120535657.5821081115218403
2004LAC1526240065.503159277538521
2005LAC1632350064.6035762415214915
2006NOS1635655464.2644182611413203
2007NOS1644365567.6344282818235214
2008NOS1641363565.045069341722-101
2009NOS1536351470.6243883411223326
2010NOS1644865868.094620332218-302
2011NOS1646865771.2354764614218611
2012NOS1642267062.995177431915511
2013NOS1644665068.6251623912355232
Average:3725656642393015285012
Total:4469677565.96508653621773306041229

Saints | Drew Brees will not test market

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:24:08 -0800

New Orleans Saints impending free-agent QB Drew Brees said he does not plan to test the free-agent market. "I'll be [in New Orleans] as long as they'll have me, hopefully," Brees said.

Fantasy Tip: Brees' love and passion for the Saints and the city of New Orleans is well documented and well founded. Even at 39 years old, Brees is one of the most elite quarterbacks in the NFL. He remains a QB1 heading into 2018.

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Saints | Drew Brees expects to be re-signed

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:08:00 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees said following the team's Divisional Round loss opposite the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 14, that he expects the club to re-sign him. He believes the Saints are entering "a window of time here where we can really make a run at it" and expects to be part of that effort, adding that he is "excited for the future of Saints football."

Fantasy Tip: Brees is coming off yet another masterful campaign that saw him take back the NFL record for highest completion percentage in a single season (72 percent), en route to throwing for 4,334 yards, 23 touchdowns and only eight interceptions while leading the Saints to their first playoff berth in four years. There's no question the future Hall-of-Famer has something left in the tank, and thus, he'll remain one of the top QB1 options going into next year.

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Saints | Drew Brees tosses three TDs

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:31:54 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees completed 25 of his 40 pass attempts for 294 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in the NFC Divisional Round playoff game loss against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Jan. 14.

Fantasy Tip: It was a crushing loss or Brees and the Saints, who went ahead in the final second only to be beaten on a crazy touchdown on the game's final play. Brees proved this season he still has plenty left in the tank and remains a QB1 in all fantasy formats heading into 2018.

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Saints | Drew Brees moving up career playoff list

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:34:38 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees recorded his seventh 300-yard passing effort in the playoffs for his career in the team's Wild Card Round game Sunday, Jan. 7, passing retired QBs Kurt Warner, Joe Montana and Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers for the third-most such performances all-time. He still trails retired QB Peyton Manning (nine) and New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (12) in that category.

Fantasy Tip: Brees was outstanding in last week's win over the Panthers, dicing up their defense for 376 yards and a pair of touchdowns while completing nearly 70 percent of his passes. Of course, he'll have a tougher matchup this time around, not just due to it be on the road, but also because he'll be squaring off with the defense that was ranked No. 1 during the regular season. Even so, look for Brees to still churn out a worthwhile performance for owners.

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Saints | Drew Brees leads team to WC win

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 17:18:32 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees completed 23-of-33 passes for 376 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the NFC Wild Card Game against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Jan. 7.

Fantasy Tip: The Saints had success on the ground this season, with Brees doing less and less, but this was all about the quarterback with Carolina stacking the box trying to stop the run game. Brees and the Saints move on to face the Minnesota Vikings on the road next weekend.

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Saints | Drew Brees thrives in postseason action

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:14:40 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees has a quarterback rating of 100.7 in 11 career playoff games. Overall, he's completed 306-of-464 passes (66 percent) for 3,539 yards, while also throwing for 24 touchdowns compared to only six interceptions in his postseason career.

Fantasy Tip: Clearly, Brees has been tremendous in playoff outings throughout his brilliant career, and with this track record, the future Hall-of-Famer looks like the best QB1 option to roll with in DFS formats on Wild Card weekend. While he might be the most expensive player at his position, Brees' consistency in January and beyond merits the investment.

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Saints | Week 17 game recap for New Orleans

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 18:48:18 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees completed 22 of his 30 passes for 245 yards and a touchdown in a 31-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 17. RB Alvin Kamara rushed nine times for 44 yards and a touchdown and caught six passes for 84 yards, and RB Mark Ingram rushed 13 times for 35 yards and caught four passes for 19 yards. WR Michael Thomas caught six passes for 94 yards, and WR Ted Ginn Jr. finished with three catches for 33 yards.

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Saints | Drew Brees reaches 70,000-yard plateau

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 20:02:36 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees became the third quarterback in NFL history -- joining retired QBs Peyton Manning (71,940) and Brett Favre (71,838) -- to throw for 70,000 passing yards in his career after his performance in the club's Week 16 game Sunday, Dec. 24, versus the Atlanta Falcons.

Fantasy Tip: Remarkably, Brees has thrown for at least 4,000 yards in all 12 of his years with the Saints, and based on how good he's looked this season, it's safe to say he still has more left in the tank. As a result, he'll still be a higher-end QB1 next year when he remains under center in New Orleans.

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Saints | Mediocre showing from Drew Brees

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 18:52:38 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees completed 21 of his 28 pass attempts for 239 yards, a touchdown and an interception in a 23-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 16.

Fantasy Tip: It was the third time in the last five games that Brees has managed just a single touchdown, and it was his third straight game with an interception. He continues to complete passes at an incredible clip, but the Saints' balanced offense keeps Brees at the back of the QB1 pack.

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Saints | New Orleans draws multiple Pro Bowl bids

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:45:42 -0800

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees, WR Michael Thomas, RB Mark Ingram and RB Alvin Kamara were selected to the 2018 Pro Bowl.

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