Sean Payton: Drew Brees' retirement won't fully hit until Saints' offseason workouts start
Sean Payton knew Drew Brees' retirement was coming. Mentally preparing to move on from a Hall of Famer doesn't make life any easier in the aftermath. Payton said the new reality wouldn't fully set in until the Saints hit the field.
Saints QB Jameis Winston ready for a rebrand: 'Game manager is not a bad' label
As Jameis Winston prepares for a second season with the Saints, and an open QB battle with Taysom Hill, the former Bucs starter is trying to transform his style of play. The first player in NFL history to throw 30 TDs and 30 INTs in the same season wants to be a game manager.
NFL's best rivalries in 2021: Browns vs. Steelers, Tom Brady vs. Bill Belichick and more
Which feuds will make their mark on the NFL next season? Adam Rank provides the 11 best rivalries in 2021, ranging from Browns vs. Steelers to Tom Brady vs. Bill Belichick.
Brees expects 'good quarterback competition' between Taysom Hill, Jameis Winston
For the first time in nearly 20 years, a quarterback competition will be brewing this summer in New Orleans, and retired Saints QB Drew Brees expects a good one between Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston.
What I told the Chargers' GM about drafting Drew Brees
Gil Brandt knows Drew Brees well -- and, on the occasion of Brees' retirement, Brandt remembers a phone call he made during a pivotal point in Brees' history.
Saints great Drew Brees officially joins NBC Sports as broadcaster
The next chapter of Drew Brees' career kicks off in earnest as the recently retired future Hall of Famer will remain in the football realm. Brees announced on TODAY on Monday morning that he is joining NBC Sports as a studio analyst for Football Night in America.
Drew Brees' career defined not just by numbers, but turning doubters into believers
All Drew Brees ever wanted was a chance. Jim Trotter recalls a memorable encounter with the quarterback in 2004, back when the Chargers had just drafted his replacement and Brees' athletic mortality appeared to be staring at him in the face.
Ranking the 20 best moments of Drew Brees' 20-year NFL career
Drew Brees' 20-year career in the NFL has come to an end. In honor of Brees' retirement announcement, Adam Rank presents the 20 best moments of the future Hall of Fame quarterback's decorated tenure.
NFL community celebrates Drew Brees' career upon his retirement
Drew Brees announced his expected retirement Sunday afternoon. After 20 seasons, the Saints legend left an indelible mark on not only New Orleans but the entire league. Naturally, many in the NFL community and beyond responded to the news with appreciation for the future Hall of Fame QB.
Drew Brees creates impactful Hall of Fame career with New Orleans Saints in rare second act
Judy Battista discusses the illustrious career of quarterback Drew Brees and how he went from being one of the league's greatest free-agent signings to helping rebuild a city and creating a Hall of Fame career with the New Orleans Saints in a rare second act.
Saints QB Drew Brees announces retirement after 20-year career
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, whose 80,358 yards passing stand as the most in the history of the NFL, is retiring after 20 seasons. Following a lengthy wait following the end of the Saints' season, Brees announced his retirement Sunday via social media.
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
NFL quarterback carousel has only just begun to spin
The blockbuster trade involving Matthew Stafford and Jared Goff appears to just be the beginning of a crazy quarterback carousel with myriad teams looking for new signal-callers.
Saints renegotiate QB Drew Brees' contract, free up cap space in 2021
As the world continues to wait for an update on Drew Brees, the Saints made an important move regarding the veteran's contract.
Bucs' success of Brady signing has NFL eyeing massive QB movement
Last March, Tampa Bay went all in with the signing of Tom Brady, a get-rich-quick scheme that paid off handsomely. Now, after the Bucs' success, many in this copycat league are bracing for falling dominos, with unprecedented quarterback movement this offseason, writes Michael Silver.
Demario Davis: Saints will come back from latest playoff heartbreak, 'sure hope' Drew Brees does, too
The 2020 season looked to be the last hurrah with Drew Brees, who still has not announced his intentions moving forward. Star LB Demario Davis said that he expects the Saints to keep the same winning mentality regardless of their QB.
Sean Payton: Saints have 'big interest' in bringing Jameis Winston back
While the wait for Drew Brees to announce his future intentions continues, the New Orleans Saints must prepare as if the future Hall of Famer will walk away, meaning Jameis Winston could see a return to QB1 status.
All-time Super Bowl QB rankings: Patrick Mahomes already cracks top 20
Gregg Rosenthal ranks the 63 starting quarterbacks in the history of the Super Bowl. Where do playoff maestros Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes rank on this list of esteemed passers?
Saints GM Mickey Loomis on future at QB: 'We'll wait for' Drew Brees to make his decision
The Saints head into the offseason with pressing questions at the quarterback position. First, as GM Mickey Loomis noted in an end-of-season press conference, the club awaits Drew Brees' decision on his future.
Sean Payton on Drew Brees: 'He's as courageous and as tough a player as I've ever been around'
In an Instagram post earlier this week, Drew Brees' wife revealed that the 42-year-old Saints QB was playing through a torn rotator cuff and a torn fascia in his foot.
NFL Divisional Round aftermath: Aaron Rodgers most talented QB ever? Chiefs in trouble?
Is Aaron Rodgers the most talented quarterback ever? Are the defending champion Chiefs in trouble? Could it get any better than this Championship Sunday lineup? Adam Schein tackles Divisional Round fallout in a game of fact or fiction.
Buccaneers defense holds Saints WR Michael Thomas to zero catches
Much of the discussion following the Saints' loss will be about Drew Brees' struggles. However, some of New Orleans' best players didn't step up to aid the 42-year-old QB.
Drew Brees' dismal performance ends Saints' season, begins wait on QB's decision on future
In what was potentially Drew Brees' final NFL game, Father Time arrived. Brees' Saints fell to the Buccaneers, 30-20, in the Divisional Round on Sunday in New Orleans, ending a season some envisioned would culminate with Brees and Co. in the Super Bowl three weeks short of that destination.
Bucs LB Devin White: Bruce Arians said we're 'gonna find a way to win the game'
Tampa Bay's road to the Super Bowl ran through New Orleans, home of a team that beat them twice in 2020. Thanks to big defensive plays, namely from linebacker Devin White, a third loss wasn't happening for these Buccaneers.
Jameis Winston emotionally reflects on 2020 season backing up Drew Brees
New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston emotionally reflects on 2020 season backing up former quarterback Drew Brees.
Drew Brees career highlights | NFL Legends
Relive the greatest moments from quarterback Drew Brees' 20-year career.
Drew Brees on retirement after 20 seasons: 'I gave it my absolute best'
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on retirement after 20 seasons shares 'I gave it my absolute best'.
Demario Davis compares Drew Brees' impact to LeBron James'
New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis compares quarterback Drew Brees' impact to Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James'.
Top 50 Drew Brees plays | NFL Throwback
Watch the 50 greatest plays from quarterback Drew Brees' legendary career.
Jim Trotter: One 2004 anecdote underscores Drew Brees' NFL legacy
NFL Network's Jim Trotter details the legacy of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
The story behind James Palmer's Brees-Brady viral video
How James Palmer captured the incredible moment of Tom Brady playing with Drew Brees' kids and Brees walking off the field in New Orleans for the final time.
Steve Smith Sr.: Drew Brees was a QB 'who made wide receivers'
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger, Steve Smith Sr. and Brian Billick discuss QB Drew Brees' legacy following his retirement announcement.
'GMFB' discusses Drew Brees' legacy after 20 NFL seasons
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses Drew Brees' legacy after 20 NFL seasons.
Drew Brees' kids announce dad's retirement through social media
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' kids announce dad's retirement through social media.
Slater: Saints have been preparing for Brees' retirement
NFL Network's Jane Slater shares the New Orleans Saints have been preparing for quarterback Drew Brees' retirement.
Rich Eisen reflects on Drew Brees' NFL career
NFL Network's Rich Eisen reflects on Drew Brees' NFL career.
Former teammate Lance Moore recalls first impression of Drew Brees
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' former teammate Lance Moore recalls first impression of Brees following his retirement announcement.
Michael Silver compares Drew Brees' legacy to Joe Montana's
NFL Network's Michael Silver discusses New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' legacy in NFL history as he announces his retirement.
Warner: How Drew Brees broke the mold for QBs
NFL Network's Kurt Warner breaks down how New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke the mold for quarterbacks.
Brady reacts to Brees' retirement
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady reacts to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' retirement.
NFL community reacts to Drew Brees' retirement
The NFL community reacts to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' retirement.
Robinson: Gauging Jameis Winston's value following Drew Brees' retirement
NFL Network's Michael Robinson gauges New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston's value following Drew Brees' retirement.
Trotter, Wyche reflect on the defining moments of Brees' career
NFL Network's Jim Trotter and Steve Wyche reflect on the defining moments of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' career.
Rich Eisen pens essay honoring Drew Brees' historic career
NFL Network's Rich Eisen pens essay honoring New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees' historic career.
Robinson: I'm not sure if we'll ever see another QB like Drew Brees
NFL Network's Mike Robinson shares "I'm not sure if we'll ever see another QB like New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees."
Saints thank Drew Brees on Twitter following retirement announcement
The New Orleans Saints thank quarterback Drew Brees on Twitter following the announcement of his retirement.
Drew Brees announces retirement from the NFL after 20 seasons
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees announces his retirement from the NFL after 20 seasons in the league.
Every team's best play from a QB | 2020 NFL season
Relive the top moments from every team's top quarterback play from the 2020 NFL season.