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New Orleans Saints

Position
QB
 
Jersey
9
Name  Drew Brees
Born  1/15/1979
Height  6-0
Weight  209
College  Purdue
Hot11/25/2014 9:25:00 AM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees couldn't get his team a win, but his fantasy owners loved his totals - 35-of-45 for 420 yards. three touchdowns and one interception.
Insight: The interception was a Will Hill "pick-six." It was his best fantasy totals since Week 8 against Green Bay and earned his first 300-yard passing bonus in a month.
 
11/16/2014 7:04:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees was disappointing against the Bengals on Sunday.
Insight: Brees didn't turn the ball over in Week 11, but he threw for just 255 yards and a touchdown. Brees has been disappointing for his average draft selection before this season, but at this point, fantasy owners have to roll with him.
 
11/9/2014 6:30:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw three touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's loss to the 49ers.
Insight: He also threw for 292 yards, and will continue to be a QB1.
 
10/31/2014 9:24:00 AM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees didn't reach the 300-yard passing mark after earning the bonus in four consecutive games.
Insight: Brees threw for 297 yards and one touchdown, but did run one in from a yard out. The Saints offense has been much more balanced with the blossoming of Mark Ingram over the past two games and Brees has averaged just 33 passing attempts over that span.
 
10/27/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees produced like we expect him to in this battle against Aaron Rodgers.
Insight: Brees threw for 311 yards and three scores without a turnover. In typical Brees fashion he completed passes to nine different receivers.
 
10/19/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees is still not performing up to his standards.
Insight: It is a little bit unfair because the expectations for Brees are sky-high. That being said, owners expect a first-round quarterback to perform at a very high level. Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have turned it around after slow starts, but Brees has not. Brees was 28-for-45 with 342 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.
 
10/5/2014 6:41:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw the ball 57 times for 371 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions.
Insight: The three interceptions certainly put a damper on Brees' day, but the quarterback was able to bring the Saints back from a 11-point deficit in what really was a must-win against Tampa Bay. Brees was also able to overcome losing his favorite target Jimmy Graham.
 
9/29/2014 10:59:00 AM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees was missing in action for the first three quarters but filled up the box score in the fourth quarter enough to satisfy fantasy owners.
Insight: He was 32-of-44 for 340 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston were his two primary targets.
 
9/21/2014 5:58:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees leads team to first win of season.
Insight: He was 27-of-35 for 293 yards and two touchdowns. Brees was in fine form, spreading the ball around and totaling a 120.3 passer rating.
 
Cold9/16/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees couldn't do much against the Cleveland Browns pass defense, throwing for just 237 yards.
Insight: Brees looks completely healthy, but had trouble getting the ball to his wide receivers, instead settling for his running backs and tight ends. Marques Colston was shut out and the other wideouts caught nine balls for just 79 yards.
 
8/23/2014 9:22:00 PM
Description: In his preseason debut, Saints quarterback Drew Brees completed 9-of-15 passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns in one quarter against the Colts on Saturday.
Insight: Brees looks completely healthy and ready to wreak havoc on the NFL this season. He found Jimmy Graham for a 38-yard touchdown and then Marques Colston for a 13-yard score. With the elite weapons he has again on offense, Brees could lead fantasy quarterbacks in scoring this season.
 
8/17/2014 6:56:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees (oblique) is back at practice, according to Larry Holder of The Times-Picayune.
Insight: Brees missed some time due to the injury, but was never in danger of missing the season opener. Friday. TSN's projection have Brees throwing for 5,284 yards, 40 TDs and 13 interceptions. Only Peyton Manning can rival those numbers.
 
8/11/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees (oblique) is still dealing with a strained oblique.
Insight: He's unlikely to play in the second preseason game Friday. Brees should be fine for the regular season, but we'd like him to get reps with rookie receiver Brandin Cooks.
 
8/2/2014 1:25:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees sat out Saturday's scrimmage with a strained left oblique, according to a New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Insight: It's not supposed to be serious, but any time spent sitting on the sidelines is less time to work with young receivers like Brandin Cooks and Kenny Stills.
 
Cold12/22/2013 5:20:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees was sacked six times and threw two interceptions Sunday in a loss at Carolina.
Insight: Brees threw for 281 yards on one touchdown on 30-of-44 passing and was out of rhythm all day. He's thrown for two touchdowns with four interceptions the last two games after tossing just eight picks in his first 13.
 
12/19/2013 8:25:00 PM
Description: Saints quarterback Drew Brees is 500 passing yards away from his third straight 5,000-yard season.
Insight: Brees already has reached 30 touchdowns for the sixth consecutive year, and he's cut his interceptions down from 19 last season to 10 while raising his completion percentage from 63 percent to 68.2 percent.
 
10/27/2013 6:56:00 PM
Description: Saints QB Drew Brees (26-for-34, 332 yards) rebounded from a Week 6 loss by burning the Bills for five touchdown passes Sunday at the Superdome.
Insight: New Orleans improved to 6-1 with the victory. Sunday was Brees' eighth-career 5 TD-game. That's the most in NFL history.
 
Hot9/22/2013 6:22:00 PM
Description: New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees lit up the scoreboard with four touchdowns Sunday against the Cardinals.
Insight: Brees went 29-of-46 for 342 yards and three touchdowns through the air and added a rushing touchdown. He's averaging 340.3 passing yards per game.
 
8/17/2013 12:20:00 PM
Description: New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees looked in mid-season form on Friday night, throwing 18 times and completing 14 for 202 yards and a score.
Insight: Of course, it was against the Raiders, so temper that enthusiasm slightly. Still, Brees gets Sean Payton back calling the plays and he's thrown for 5,000 or more yards in three of the past five seasons. He's ready.
 
1/22/2013 11:44:00 AM
Description: New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees will get his "offensive genius" back as head coach and play caller Sean Payton has been reinstated by the commissioner.
Insight: Brees had a pretty good season without Payton even if the team didn't. In the five previous seasons with Payton calling the plays the team averaged 28.5 ppg, 4,686 yards passing and 1,762 yards rushing. In 2012-13 they were third in the league in scoring at 28.8 ppg with 4,997 yards passing and 1,577 on the ground. There may not be any boost offensively for Brees when Payton returns to the sidelines.
 

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