And HERE is the satire post heard ’round the world he laid on us later that afternoon (Brees suspended by Goodell). In other CSC coverage of this event, we have Tom Benson’s official statement LINK , Satch’s FDL from that day LINK , Drew Brees talking about his new contract LINK , our prediction results post LINK , and an “instant history – where were you when…?” post LINK . There was an emergency Podcast that night, too: LINK The Fearless leader Dave called for an emergency late night podcast after Drew Brees signed. The boys discuss if Brees or the Saints won the contract negotiation. Could Drew run for President? How many Jimmy John sandwiches does 40 million buy?
Drew Brees vs. Joe Flacco: Simple Comparison Proves Flacco’s Contract is a Mistake
Under Drew Brees’ watch, East St. John shines brightly Nick Stillman, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, July 05, 2013 6 p.m. View full size Drew Brees interacts with the East St. John football team in Orlando. – (East St. John) East St.
Under Drew Brees’ watch, East St. John shines brightly
Joe Flacco: Simple Comparison Proves Flaccos Contract is a Mistake March 1, 2013 11:24 pm EDT by Mark Donatiello Mitch Stringer US PRESSWIRE Drew BreesandJoe Flaccoare both Super Bowl champions, great quarterbacks, and now rank one and two atop the list of highest paid NFL players. Joe Flacco recently signed a contract that will reportedly surpass Drew Brees $20 million per year in annual salary. A simple comparison of the New Orleans Saints quarterback with the reigning Super Bowl MVP proves that the Baltimore Ravens overpaid to keep the man that helped bring the Lombardi Trophy to Baltimore. While details are still emerging about Flaccos record-breaking deal, it will reportedly eclipse Brees $20 million per year in annual salary. If this is meant to be anything more than an overly exuberant display of loyalty, Joe Flaccos new contract is an incredible mistake. If the Ravens are trying to say that Flacco is the games best player, theyre wrong. Flacco isnt even the games best quarterback, as demonstrated by a comparison of what Drew Brees did to earn his contract against Joe Flaccos Super Bowl reward. Drew Brees saved the city of New Orleans and carried his team to a Super Bowl victory to become the highest-paid player in the NFL, while Joe Flacco was simply one of many great players on the Ravens. Following Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans was nearly wiped off the map.
Success in Synchronicity: The Reunion of Payton and Brees
In nine seasons as an assistant coach, Payton’s teams only made the playoffs three times, albeit the first time was with the 2000 New York Giants who were thoroughly dismantled in Super Bowl XXXV. Payton never had a quarterback approaching the caliber of Drew Brees, and although he may have hypothetically succeeded with QBs like Daunte Culpepper , Tony Romo , or Aaron Rodgers , it is Brees who has brought out the best in his offensive vision and helped him learn to be a leader himself. We’ve seen Drew Brees without Sean Payton and unfortunately the day will come that Payton will have to soldier on after Brees retires and take the next phase of his career to Canton. One can only hope that Payton will be a better coach for his experiences with Brees. Drew Brees and Sean Payton are in the same conversation with Brady/Belichick and Montana/Walsh, and to dispute this would be disingenuous. Their work ethic combined with their belief in self and each other is arguably unparalleled in the NFL. Who Dat Nation is currently reveling in the golden age of the New Orleans Saints thanks largely in part to these two men. On January 22, 2013 this remarkable bond was allowed to forge on once more and the NFL is better for it. Payton and Brees, like many other masters of their craft, Lennon and McCartney, Graffin and Gurewitz , individually have had success and struggles without the other, but combined they have created something transcendent.
Drew Brees Sues Kevin Houser, Former Saints Teammate, Over Bogus Tax Credits
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