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    Andy Roddick: 'You're welcome' for making Drew Brees quit tennis

    By John Sigler | Saintswire New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, a Pro Football Hall of Fame-bound Super Bowl champion with a long list of records in his name, didn’t always play football. Andy Roddick convinced Brees to try a different sport after beating Brees in tennis — just, after...
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    Darren Sproles shares video from workout with Drew Brees

    By John Sigler | Saintswire It may not be curtains just yet for former New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles. He’s looking for one more season in the NFL after playing for the Philadelphia Eagles the last few years, but it’s an uphill climb for him following several serious recent...
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    Drew Brees: 'thunder and lightning' potential in Latavius Murray, Alvin Kamara

    By John Sigler | Saintswire New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has shared the backfield with Mark Ingram the last eight years, but he’s comfortable embracing change with the addition of Latavius Murray. After the first few days of practice with Murray and lead back Alvin Kamara, Brees...
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    In 19th season, Saints QB Drew Brees eager for new things, even running WR routes

    By Brett Martel - AP METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A playful grin widened across Drew Brees' face while he discussed lining up as a receiver for the read-option plays the Saints installed last season for third-string quarterback Taysom Hill. "If they're going to split me out as much, I'm going to need...
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    Drew Brees on Saints: ‘We’re within our window, and we’ve got to seize the opportunity’

    By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ATLANTA — Drew Brees turned 40 last month, but as he looks to the future, he thinks the New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl window is still open. “Listen, this is our window,” he said Friday on radio row at Super Bowl LIII. “We’re within our...
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    Drew Brees finishes second in MVP voting for 4th time

    Photo - Sportswire By John Sigler | Saintswire Here’s a tough pill to swallow: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was not selected for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award, as decided by a 50-voter panel assembled by the Associated Press. The distinction was given to Kansas City Chiefs...
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    Drew Brees: "We're within our window and we have to seize the opportunity"

    By Rod Walker | The Advocate ATLANTA — Drew Brees would much rather have spent his Friday morning in Atlanta preparing for the New England Patriots. Instead, he was only in town to make appearances on the national television and radio shows doing live broadcasts leading up to Sunday's Super...
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    Drew Brees thinks pain of Saints loss will gradually go away after Super Bowl

    By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ATLANTA — Following the heartbreaking NFC Championship loss, Drew Brees did what he normally does after a game. He went to the New Orleans Saints facility, broke down the game tape and tried to look for things he and the Saints could’ve done...
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    Drew Brees challenges Saints fans to channel frustration into positivity after NFC championship loss

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Monday morning (Jan. 28) encouraged fans to channel their frustration into positivity after the team’s controversial NFC Championship loss. His...
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    Saints' Drew Brees to fans: How 'heartache ... disappointment' will lead to future success

    Advocate Photo by STEPHEN LEW Advocate Staff Report More than a week after a heartbreaking loss in the NFC Championship, Drew Brees has a message to fans: "Keep your chin up." The Saints quarterback posted a long message to fans on his personal Instagram page Monday morning on how he's been...
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    Saints' Drew Brees: 'I refuse to let this hold us down'

    By Grant Gordon | NFL.com Moving past their NFC Championship Game loss to the Rams has not been an easy task for the Saints and their fans. Much vitriol has been spewed over a controversial non-call in the fourth quarter delivered by Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman to receiver Tommylee...
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    Drew Brees spent his birthday with his two loves: football and family

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The day the New Orleans Saints quarterback turned 40 years old was unremarkable in that his day-to-day life did not veer off its regimented course. On his birthday (Jan. 15), Drew Brees...
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    Drew Brees 'is an amazing dude': What the QB's teammates are saying about their leader

    Advocate Photo Advocate Staff Report If you survey the New Orleans Saints' locker room, it's nearly impossible to find someone who has something bad to say about Drew Brees. Here are eight recent comments from Brees' teammates and coaches that speak to the quarterback's skill, determination...
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    Drew Brees, Nick Foles and their legacy at Austin Westlake: Super Bowl MVPs meet again

    By Brooks Kubena | Advocate AUSTIN, Texas — Please forgive Derek Long. It’s that time of year, and he doesn’t want to appear selfish. See, in past NFL playoffs, there always seemed to be a quarterback from Westlake High School that was still pushing for the Super Bowl. That meant a TV crew...
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    Ageless wonders Drew Brees, Tom Brady showing 'they still got it'

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON By Rod Walker | The Advocate They are two of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game, GOATs according to their respective fan bases in New Orleans and New England. They are two victories away from playing against each other on the biggest stage of...
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    Drew Brees' attention to detail keeps him going strong as he approaches 40th birthday

    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) By Rod Walker | The Advocate The task probably took a little longer than it would have for most people. But for Drew Brees, everything has to be done just right. So Brees meticulously lined up all his shoes just the way he wanted them, looking more like someone...
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    Drew Brees, Darren Sproles and their 'crazy' offseason competition

    Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports By Tim McManus | ESPN PHILADELPHIA -- A setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury kept Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles out of his team's first matchup with the New Orleans Saints, and he was hot about it. “We texted when they were down...
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    One high school, two Super Bowl MVPs: The Brees-Foles connection

    Chuck Cook/USA TODAY Sports By Tim McManus | ESPN Staff Writer Nick Foles has no memory of watching Drew Brees play ball at Westlake High School. He figures if he ever attended one of his games -- a distinct possibility as a native of Austin, Texas -- he was probably playing tag or tossing a...
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    10 NFL players who have defined the 2018 season

    By The Washington Post | NOLA.com The NFL playoff picture came into clearer focus over the weekend, as the NFC division races are over and just one wild-card spot remains available, with the Seahawks clinching a berth in their win over the Chiefs. In the AFC, all that's left to decide is the...

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