New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees reportedly has his post-retirement plans in place. According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Brees will sign with NBC Sports and not ESPN as part of a deal that will go into effect when he retires from the NFL. Sources told Marchand the plan is for Brees to "be groomed as the potential replacement for Cris Collinsworth on Sunday Night Football."
The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms on a two-year deal with quarterback Drew Brees, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported per a source informed.
Here at the Power Rankings, we feel very good about the first two teams. Things get a little tricky after that. Through four weeks, the Patriots and Chiefs feel like the class of the NFL. But who should we believe in after that? The Saints move into the top three this week on the strength of a pair of great performances without Drew Brees. Who can you get really excited about beyond that? These are uncertain times in the NFL -- that means borderline chaos for the Power Rankings. Let's do our best to sort out this mess.
The disconnect between the old and the new in the NFL was impossible to ignore in Week 2. As veteran quarterbacks Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger both went down with injuries and watched their teams struggle, young, talented QBs Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson, and Dak Prescott all put together stellar performances as their teams improved to 2-0. Brees is now set to miss at least six weeks after having thumb surgery, and Roethlisberger has been ruled out for the rest of the season because he needs surgery on his elbow.
The New Orleans Saints worked out an extension with defensive end Cameron Jordan earlier this week, and structured the salary cap accounting in a way that helps the team. Before the extension, Jordan’s salary cap hit was well over $14 million, one of the highest on the team.
The New Orleans Saints have added a potentially useful contributor to the wide receiver position in veteran Rishard Matthews, who cleared 50 receptions in 2016 and 2017.
'What you put in your body, you'll get back'
The New Orleans Saints are in need of a center. Veteran center Max Unger is retiring after 10 seasons in the league, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Saturday.
The Saints' Max Unger, a captain and a leader for one of the best offensive lines in the NFL, has decided to retire. He turns 33 next month.
The Super Bowl is but a few days away, but the controversy surrounding the events at the end of the Rams' NFC title game victory over the Saints has not yet died down. By now you know what happened: Rams corner Nickell Robey-Coleman committed blatant pass interference on Saints wideout Tommylee Lewis, but the foul went uncalled, and the Rams eventually won the game in overtime.
Eye doctors in at least two states have a message for NFL referees: Get your eyes checked. The tongue-in-cheek warning comes after the controversial NFC Championship game on Sunday, in which the Rams beat the Saints.
A big upset in Big D! The Dallas Cowboys (7-5) snapped the New Orleans Saints' (10-2) 10-game winning streak in a low-scoring shocker, 13-10, at AT&T Stadium to kick off Week 13.
The New Orleans Saints fear newly signed wide receiver Dez Bryant tore his Achilles tendon on the last play of practice Friday, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The New Orleans Saints traded for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on Wednesday. Bridgewater said he's excited for the opportunity to learn from future Hall of Famer Drew Brees.
The New Orleans Saints have added depth at wide receiver, signing veterans Michael Floyd and Brandon Tate, sources told ESPN's Mike Triplett. The signings were first reported by the New Orleans Advocate.
New Orleans running back Mark Ingram is suspended for the first four games of the 2018 season for performance-enhancing drugs, the league announced Tuesday.
The Saints and quarterback Drew Brees have struck a two-year deal worth $50 million, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Jane Slater.
Adam Thielen was drained mentally, physically and emotionally. Being on the field for one of the greatest plays in Minnesota Vikings history and seeing the replay hundreds of times of Case Keenum's 61-yard pass to Stefon Diggs for the first walk-off touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL postseason game, the receiver needed more than just a moment to process what he had witnessed.
The Saints have leaped into the upper echelon of teams for oddsmakers
The NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints receiver Willie Snead for three games for personal conduct.