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Drew Brees's Fumble Was The Most Disastrous Play Of Week 10

Drew Brees made several big plays to will the Saints into overtime and give his team a chance at beating the 49ers. But in overtime Brees was sacked and fumbled, which led to San Francisco's game-winning field goal. The fumble was the detrimental play of the week according to data from Brian Burke of Advanced… » 11/10/14 12:53pm 11/10/14 12:53pm

NFL Statistical Milestones That Could Be Reached This Season

With the NFL season near, here's a list of statistical achievements to watch out for courtesy of Pro Football Reference data. » 8/27/14 5:33pm 8/27/14 5:33pm

Colin Kaepernick And Russell Wilson Get The Most Out Of Completions

Passing in the NFL comes in any number of flavors, but the general trend has been an emphasis more efficiency, higher completion percentage, and overall, shorter passes. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady and all those guys. But Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson don't have time for all that. » 7/30/14 6:05pm 7/30/14 6:05pm

Why Is ESPN Letting Darren Rovell Turn Ad Campaigns Into Articles?

Here is a headline from a recent Darren Rovell article (?) that appeared on ESPN.com earlier this week: "Deal forbids Brees from motorcycle." » 5/21/14 5:34pm 5/21/14 5:34pm

Ahmad Brooks Says His Flag For Hitting Drew Brees Was "Bullshit"

With the Saints driving, down three, with just over three minutes left, Ahmad Brooks sacked Drew Brees and forced a fumble that was recovered by Patrick Willis. "It was almost like Christmas early," Willis said. Well, Christmas was canceled. Officials called Brooks for a personal foul, which swung the game. Brooks… » 11/18/13 10:00am 11/18/13 10:00am

Mystery Solved: Drew Brees Is Not A Rotten Tipper

With training camps firing up, it's time to get all the NFL silly season business out of the way. This will go a long way toward putting to rest one of the dumber stories consuming New Orleans and the larger football world over the last few days—confirmation that Drew Brees did not leave a four percent tip for… » 8/01/13 8:54am 8/01/13 8:54am

Drew Brees Is Now Being Used To Sell Bath Salts (The Kind You Smoke)

This should be obvious, but if you want to sell narcotic bath salts masquerading as aromatherapy powder, there's no better packaging than Drew Brees, photoshopped to make it look like he's wearing Heath Ledger's Joker makeup (we think). It's basic marketing. Unfortunately, Blue Brees, the hot new drug on the street,… » 12/29/12 12:20pm 12/29/12 12:20pm

The Time Drew Brees Threw Five Picks And No Touchdown Passes:…

Falcons 23, Saints 13: I'll admit, I wasn't too high on the Falcons coming into tonight's contest, which seemed not like the typical "trap game"—the Saints are way too talented to catch anyone off guard in such a respect—but it just felt like perhaps the Falcons were ripe for a reality check, having won seven games… » 11/29/12 11:42pm 11/29/12 11:42pm

Bristolmetrics: Herm Edwards Loses His Grip On Reality

When last we met, Joe Paterno rescued SportsCenter from the wasteland that is July sports, and the ESPYs were surprisingly not hyped to death. What would this week bring? » 7/25/12 10:00am 7/25/12 10:00am

Drew Brees's Attorney Drafts Affidavit In Support Of Jonathan Vilma,…

The affidavit was filed in federal court on Saturday in support of Jonathan Vilma's motion to dismiss Roger Goodell's decision to suspend Vilma for the 2012 season. » 7/22/12 6:25pm 7/22/12 6:25pm

Drew Brees Says He Never Cared About Being The NFL's Highest Paid Player

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Brees may not have angled for it, but he got it anyway. » 7/16/12 5:55pm 7/16/12 5:55pm

Drew Brees Drove A Cab Around New York To Teach People About Concussions

Is this a commercial for Dick's Sporting Goods? Yeah, pretty much. But is it Drew Brees driving people* around New York City while ticking off random facts about concussion education and prevention? You bet your ass it is, unless green-screen technology has gotten a lot better recently. The really fun part is where… » 6/29/12 12:25am 6/29/12 12:25am

Drew Brees Says The NFL's Bounty Evidence Is Like Bush's WMDs. He's Not…

Leave it to Drew Brees, nominally uninvolved in the Saints bounty scandal, yet a possible target for retribution, and simultaneously embroiled in his own cash controversy. Brees sent out a tweet last night that captured all the mistrust and hyperbole and amateur lawyering coming from all sides over these busy months… » 6/19/12 3:55pm 6/19/12 3:55pm

Who Gave The Green Light To Release The Saints' Bounty Tape?

When documentary filmmaker Sean Pamphilon released the Bountygate audio back in early April, was he acting on his own? The recording, a now-infamous four-minute clip of New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams telling his players to "kill the fucking head" against the 49ers, was made while Pamphilon was… » 6/01/12 10:40am 6/01/12 10:40am

New York Jets To Drew Brees: Quit Your Damn Whining Already

It was a dandy of a day for whoever was running the official NFL team Twitter feeds. First, the person manning @Redskins offered up a bit of unsolicited advice regarding the "awkwardness" of Tim Tebow being traded to the Jets. (You know, because THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS are in any sort of position to question another… » 3/22/12 2:25am 3/22/12 2:25am

Drew Brees And Doug Flutie Are Catching Waves At The Pro Bowl

Your morning roundup for Jan. 22, the day we learned how to take notes. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. Image via Transworld Surf. » 1/28/12 9:48am 1/28/12 9:48am

The View From The Wrong Side Of An NFL Instant Classic

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 1/16/12 5:54pm 1/16/12 5:54pm

Brett Favre Is Now Texting Drew Brees

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Favre watched the Saints game from a very special private box. » 1/09/12 5:10pm 1/09/12 5:10pm