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By: Charles Curtis | FTW - USA Today
Happy birthday to Drew Brees on Tuesday, who turns 40 ahead of an NFC Championship matchup against the Los Angeles Rams.
The QB is already a legend for a variety of reasons, and one of them is delivering fiery pre-game pump-up speeches to the Saints. The one he gave before New Orleans took down the Philadelphia Eagles is as good as any he’s ever given:
“There are three stages to this game: You play, you compete, and (you’re) lethal). You play because you love this game, you love the game of football. Then you start learning the fundamentals. You start learning technique. You start learning how to compete and how to win. Now, the third stage? Not everybody gets to the first stage. Not everybody gets to be lethal. But when you get a group of guys, a team like this, that loves one another, that plays for one another, that’s lethal.” ...
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