Drew Brees

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Drew Brees: American football quarterback
Andrew Christopher Brees is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He had a successful college football career at Purdue University, becoming one of the most decorated players in Purdue and Big Ten Conference history. Brees set two NCAA records, 13 Big Ten Conference records, and 19 Purdue University records during his college career. He remains the Big Ten record-holder in several passing categories, including completions (1,026), attempts (1,678), and yards (11,792). Brees was chosen by the San Diego Chargers with the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. Brees earned the starting job with the Chargers in 2002 and made the Pro Bowl in 2004. Nine months after suffering a dislocation in his right shoulder joint and a tear of the labrum and rotator cuff, Brees signed with the Saints as a free agent in 2006, where he has played since. He experienced immediate success in New Orleans, leading the Saints to their first-ever Super Bowl in Super Bowl XLIV and helping the team to a 31–17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.


Tom Brady, Drew Brees to make history in Buccaneers-Saints Week 1 opener [Video]

Tom Brady, Drew Brees to make history in Buccaneers-Saints Week 1 opener

Week 1 features the first game ever to involve two quarterbacks in their 40s: Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady and New Orleans’ Drew Brees.

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Saints QB Drew Brees offered a rebuttal to President Donald Trump, saying he stands by his apology need to shift protest rhetoric away from flag. - Published

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Drew Brees apologises for kneeling comments

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