Saints QB Drew Brees understands new helmet rule, even if it looks like he's 'going to Mars' (1 Viewer)


By Amie Just | The Advocate / Picayune

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown prefers his old helmet. And at first, Saints quarterback Drew Brees felt the same.

Four or five years ago, Brees said he tried out a different, more updated helmet than the one he'd been using his whole career, after the equipment staff began pushing him to upgrade.

But it didn't last long because of a comment in the huddle by former Saints wideout Lance Moore.

"He's like, 'Bro, I cannot take you seriously wearing that helmet. I just can't. I can't even process the play you just said. I can't look at you the same,'" Brees recalled with a laugh. "So I was like, 'Agh, forget the stupid helmet. You know, go back to my old school one.'

"Rocked it for four more years."

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