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When Drew Brees opens his 20th NFL season Sunday afternoon against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, there's every chance that this will be the New Orleans Saints quarterback's last season.
For a while, the Saints thought the 2019 season was Brees' last -- especially when Brees told them after the Pro Bowl this past February that he was planning to retire, sources told ESPN.
Brees left Orlando, Florida, the site of the Pro Bowl, and met with television networks, operating as if his playing days were over, according to sources.
But ultimately, sometime shortly before or during the...