Drew Brees

Former Pro Bowler rips Drew Brees for ‘crying out for attention’

Drew Brees was not as much of an instant television success as many anticipated he would be last season, and one former Pro Bowler who played against him is not surprised. Brees worked as a studio analyst for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” last year, but he is not expected to continue in that role. Former Washington linebacker LaVar Arrington discussed Brees’ future during a recent episode of his FOX Sports Radio show “2 Pros and a Cup of Joe,” which he co-hosts with Brady Quinn. Arrington ripped Brees for what Arrington perceives as a big ego.
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Why Drew Brees to Seahawks talk is complete nonsense

Drew Brees did the wrong thing this week. He tweeted something. Then everyone lost their minds and speculated and some of that was about the Seahawks. OK, it’s unfair to say “everyone” lost their minds. But a lot. And it was all based on Drew Brees not returning to NBC as a studio and game analyst. The decision for Brees not to return seemed mutual and not like Brees was fired. According to Dan Patrick, Brees might have decided to leave NBC because the gig Brees had “wasn’t fun.”

Arizona Cardinals reportedly a landing spot for Drew Brees

The Arizona Cardinals could be the newest home for Drew Brees. Well, well, well. Another day, another quarterback rumor for the Arizona Cardinals to sort through. Former New Orleans Saints legend Drew Brees has been retired since the end of the 2020 season. He spent last season working for NBC and their “Football Night in America” panel, but recently he has other thoughts.
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NFL odds: Drew Brees back to Saints? Oddsmakers weigh in on next move

If the NFL offseason has taught gamblers anything, it's that there's never too farfetched a bet to make on where a player might land next. From Tyreek Hill leaving the Chiefs for the Dolphins to Tom Brady retiring and then unretiring to return for his third act, almost anything seems possible in this unpredictable league.

Dan Patrick on why he thinks Drew Brees is leaving NBC: ‘This isn’t fun’

Dan Patrick has his suspicions on why Drew Brees is leaving NBC. The Post’s Andrew Marchand broke the story on Sunday that Brees and NBC Sports are splitting up after just one year together. Brees kind of denied the story in a tweet, saying it wasn’t finalized, citing remaining at NBC as an option along with returning to the NFL and other ways he might spend his year. Patrick is the former host of NBC’s “Football Night in America,” and painted a picture of the studio show being boring for someone like Brees, who is accustomed to the action on the field. “I...

NFC Notes: Drew Brees, DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals, Saints

NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport does not believe that QB Drew Brees will be returning to the Saints in 2022. Ed Werder reports Brees had left shoulder surgery two weeks ago and would be physically unable to play until at least September or October. Cardinals. Former Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald...
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Adam Lefkoe on the Conference Finals. Plus: Playoff TV Notes, Drew Brees, and Phil Mickelson

Bryan and David are joined by Turner Sports and Bleacher Report host Adam Lefkoe to discuss his career in media, working in funny references, and what he saw coming prior to this season’s conference finals (7:28). Later, they rehash the NBA bumper music, hand out the Press Box Total Pro of the Week award, and touch on the Drew Brees broadcasting narrative and Phil Mickelson sitting out the PGA Championship (35:24). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.

Saints' Dennis Allen downplays Drew Brees return speculation

New Orleans Saints coach Dennis Allen wasn’t buying into the assertion that Drew Brees was thinking of coming back to the NFL. The speculation began Sunday when the New York Post reported Brees was set to leave NBC after just one year in the broadcast booth. Brees then tweeted he was "undecided" on his future and floated the idea of playing in the NFL again, along with a few other paths he could take.