Jan. 30 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET21:42 GMT5:42 AM 北京时间2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST3:42 PM CT1:42 UAE (+1)16:42 19:42 - Brees says the Saints are ready to put the bounty scandal "to bed," be gracious Super Bowl hosts and look forward to next season. Brees has been an ambassador for New Orleans since he arrived in 2006, and is maintaining that role with a busy schedule this week as the Big Easy prepares to host its first Super Bowl in more than a decade on Sunday. Analysis: The Saints entered 2012 believing they were contenders to be the first team to play a Super Bowl on its home field. Then came the NFL's bounty probe of the Saints and sanctions including the season-long suspension of coach Sean Payton, followed by a losing season. Brees says he's disappointed, but ready to help showcase his adopted home town's resurgence now.
Dec. 31 2:06 PM PT3:06 PM MT4:06 PM CT5:06 PM ET22:06 GMT6:06 AM 北京时间3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST4:06 PM CT2:06 UAE (+1)17:06 20:06 - Brees was 29 of 43 passing for 396 yards with four touchdowns and one interceptions in the Saints' loss to Carolina on Sunday. Analysis: Brees passed for 5,177 yards, making him the only player to do so in a season three times. He also had 43 touchdowns, making him the only quarterback to pass for 40 TDs in consecutive seasons. Brees is one of four quarterbacks in NFL history to pass for 5,000.
Dec. 30 11:33 AM PT12:33 PM MT1:33 PM CT2:33 PM ET19:33 GMT3:33 AM 北京时间12:33 PM MST2:33 PM EST1:33 PM CT23:33 UAE14:33 17:33 - Brees has passed for more than 5,000 yards, making him the only player to do so in a season three times. Analysis: Brees surpassed the coveted yardage mark with a touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. That was also the 41st scoring pass for the season for Brees, the only quarterback to pass for 40 TDs in consecutive seasons.
Dec. 24 7:42 AM PT8:42 AM MT9:42 AM CT10:42 AM ET15:42 GMT11:42 PM 北京时间8:42 AM MST10:42 AM EST9:42 AM CT19:42 UAE10:42 13:42 - Brees completed 37 of 53 passes for 446 yards and three touchdowns in the Saints' win over the Cowboys on Sunday. Analysis: Brees has seven touchdowns with no interceptions in his last two games.
Dec. 17 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET20:59 GMT4:59 AM 北京时间1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST2:59 PM CT0:59 UAE (+1)15:59 18:59 - Brees was 26 of 39 for 307 yards and tied a season high with four touchdowns on Sunday against the Buccaneers. Analysis: Brees has thrown for 300 yards in eight of New Orleans' 14 games this season.
Nov. 30 8:04 AM PT9:04 AM MT10:04 AM CT11:04 AM ET16:04 GMT12:04 AM 北京时间9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST10:04 AM CT20:04 UAE11:04 14:04 - Brees threw five interceptions for the first time in his career and, rubbing salt in the wound, the Falcons also ended his NFL-record streak of touchdown passes. The result was a 23-13 victory Thursday night that pushed Atlanta to the brink of a division championship and might have finished off the Saints' fading playoff hopes. Analysis: Brees had thrown a touchdown pass in 54 consecutive games, breaking Johnny Unitas' long-standing record earlier this season. There was an apparent scoring pass to Darren Sproles late in the first half, but it was nullified by a penalty. Four days earlier, Brees had two passes picked off and returned for touchdowns in a loss to San Francisco. This one was even worse. He finished 28 of 50 for 341 yards but had a rating of just 37.6, the third-lowest off his career
Nov. 26 11:32 AM PT12:32 PM MT1:32 PM CT2:32 PM ET19:32 GMT3:32 AM 北京时间12:32 PM MST2:32 PM EST1:32 PM CT23:32 UAE14:32 17:32 - Brees threw for three touchdowns Sunday but had two interceptions returned for touchdowns in a 31-21 loss to San Francisco that snapped New Orleans' three-game win streak. Analysis: It was the first game with multiple interceptions for Brees since Sept. 16. He has surpassed 30 touchdowns for the fifth consecutive season.
Nov. 12 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET22:12 GMT6:12 AM 北京时间3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST4:12 PM CT2:12 UAE (+1)17:12 20:12 - Brees threw for 298 yards and three TDs during Sunday's 31-27 win over Atlanta. Analysis: Brees has now passed for touchdowns in 52 straight games, extending an NFL record he set earlier this season. Brees has thrown for 1,486 yards and 15 scores in five home games.
Nov. 6 7:04 AM PT8:04 AM MT9:04 AM CT10:04 AM ET15:04 GMT11:04 PM 北京时间8:04 AM MST10:04 AM EST9:04 AM CT19:04 UAE10:04 13:04 - Brees threw two touchdown passes, extending his NFL record streak to 51 games in a row, while Michael Vick was sacked seven times and took an awful beating as the Saints romped to a 28-13 victory over the Eagles on Monday night. Analysis: Brees did not get picked off for the first time in four games. He has eight INTs through eight games.
Oct. 25 3:17 AM PT4:17 AM MT5:17 AM CT6:17 AM ET10:17 GMT6:17 PM 北京时间3:17 AM MST5:17 AM EST5:17 AM CT14:17 UAE6:17 8:17 - Brees believes the Saints' offense is close to where it needs to be. Analysis: Through three games, Brees was 75 of 137 (54.7 percent) for 904 yards and seven touchdowns with five interceptions. The Saints lost all three. In the last three games, he is 91 of 136 (66.9 percent) for 1,192 yards, 11 TDs and two interceptions. The Saints are 2-1 in those games, losing at Green Bay 28-27 before beating San Diego and Tampa Bay.
Oct. 22 11:54 AM PT12:54 PM MT1:54 PM CT2:54 PM ET18:54 GMT2:54 AM 北京时间11:54 AM MST1:54 PM EST1:54 PM CT22:54 UAE14:54 16:54 - Brees went 27 of 37 for 377 yards and four touchdowns in New Orleans' 35-28 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday. Analysis: The game extended Brees' NFL record of consecutive games with a touchdown pass to 49. He owns a 119.3 quarterback rating over his last two games with eight touchdowns and two interceptions.
Oct. 8 8:07 AM PT9:07 AM MT10:07 AM CT11:07 AM ET15:07 GMT11:07 PM 北京时间8:07 AM MST10:07 AM EST10:07 AM CT19:07 UAE11:07 14:07 - Brees broke Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' half-century-old record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game, and the Saints defeated the San Diego Chargers 31-24 on Sunday night. Analysis: Brees' 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson eclipsed the mark of 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass Unitas set from 1956-60. He finished with four touchdown passes, including three to Marques Colston, giving the seventh-year receiver a franchise-record 52 TD catches with the Saints (1-4).
Oct. 7 5:21 PM PT6:21 PM MT7:21 PM CT8:21 PM ET0:21 GMT8:21 AM 北京时间5:21 PM MST7:21 PM EST7:21 PM CT4:21 UAE (+1)20:21 23:21 - Brees has set an NFL record with touchdown passes in 48 straight games, breaking the mark set by Johnny Unitas a half-century ago. The record-setting scoring strike was a 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night. Analysis: Unitas set the record between 1956 and 1960 and no one had come within 10 games until Brees began to close in late last season. Tom Brady has the third-longest streak, extending his to 37 games Sunday in a victory over Denver. Coach Sean Payton, assistant head coach Joe Vitt and general manager Mickey Loomis - all three suspended in the NFL's bounty investigation - were permitted by the NFL at Brees' request to attend the game. Unitas' son, Joe, also was present.
Oct. 4 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET22:29 GMT6:29 AM 北京时间3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:29 PM CT2:29 UAE (+1)18:29 21:29 - Brees says Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis and Joe Vitt all played an important role in putting him in position to break Johnny Unitas' half-century-old record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass. They deserve a chance to be in the Superdome if it happens Sunday night. Analysis: Brees says he appreciates NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to allow Payton, Loomis and Vitt, who are all serving various suspensions in connection with the league's bounty investigation, to attend the game if they wish. Brees says he hopes they'll all come. The NFL says the three men may watch in a private area, but may not have contact with the team. If Brees throws a touchdown pass against San Diego, it will be the 48th straight game he's done so.
Oct. 1 9:36 AM PT10:36 AM MT11:36 AM CT12:36 PM ET16:36 GMT12:36 AM 北京时间9:36 AM MST11:36 AM EST11:36 AM CT20:36 UAE12:36 15:36 - Drew Brees threw for 446 yards with three touchdowns Sunday for the winless Saints (0-4). Analysis: Brees now has thrown at least one touchdown in 47 straight regular-season games, tying the NFL's all-time mark set by Johnny Unitas. However, that means nothing as his team continues to struggle.
Sep. 30 1:08 PM PT2:08 PM MT3:08 PM CT4:08 PM ET20:08 GMT4:08 AM 北京时间1:08 PM MST3:08 PM EST3:08 PM CT0:08 UAE (+1)16:08 19:08 - Brees has thrown a touchdown pass in his 47th consecutive regular-season game, tying the NFL mark set by Johnny Unitas. Analysis: The New Orleans Saints quarterback found Marques Colston for a 20-yard touchdown with 3:33 left in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers, allowing the Saints to tie the score.
Sep. 25 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET5:08 GMT1:08 PM 北京时间10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST12:08 AM CT9:08 UAE1:08 4:08 - Brees completed 20 of 36 passes for 240 yards with three touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's overtime loss to the Chiefs. Analysis: Up next for Brees, is a Green Bay team has has allowed an average of 155.7 yards passing in its first three games.
Sep. 18 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET4:17 GMT12:17 PM 北京时间9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST11:17 PM CT8:17 UAE0:17 3:17 - Brees was better with his accuracy Sunday but had another two interceptions in a 35-27 loss to Carolina. Analysis: Brees completed just 46.2 percent of his passes in a season-opening loss to Washington and connected on 63.3 percent against the Panthers. He also topped 300 yards for the second straight game but has four interceptions during an 0-2 start. Brees has thrown a TD pass in 45 straight contests, two shy of matching Johnny Unitas' NFL record.
Sep. 10 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET21:58 GMT5:58 AM 北京时间2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST4:58 PM CT1:58 UAE (+1)17:58 20:58 - Brees uncharacteristically struggled with accuracy during a 40-32 season-opening loss to Washington on Sunday. Analysis: Brees completed only 46 percent of his throws (24 for 52) with two interceptions. But his 339 yards passing and three TDs kept the Saints in the game until his last desperate pass was picked off by Reed Doughty near the Redskins' goal line.
July 15 10:58 AM PT11:58 AM MT12:58 PM CT1:58 PM ET17:58 GMT1:58 AM 北京时间10:58 AM MST12:58 PM EST12:58 PM CT21:58 UAE13:58 16:58 - Brees has passed his physical and signed his historic $100 million, five-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. Analysis: The star quarterback agreed verbally to the deal Friday. He visited team headquarters Sunday to put pen to paper on a contract that gives him the highest average annual pay in NFL history. Brees then stopped by a sandwich shop he owns to grab some lunch. There he posed for photos, shook hands and signed autographs for star-struck fans before hopping in a white sport utility vehicle and heading for the airport.
July 13 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET18:23 GMT2:23 AM 北京时间11:23 AM MST1:23 PM EST1:23 PM CT22:23 UAE14:23 17:23 - Brees has agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with the New Orleans Saints, with $60 million guaranteed, said a person familiar with the deal. Brees and the team Friday reached the agreement, which will pay the quarterback $40 million in the first year, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been publically announced. Analysis: Brees posted a note on his Twitter page reading, "Deal is Done! Love you, Who Dat Nation. See you soon!" Brees skipped the Saints' offseason practices while holding out for his new long-term contract, which now gives him the highest average annual pay ($20 million) in NFL history.
July 11 5:30 PM PT6:30 PM MT7:30 PM CT8:30 PM ET0:30 GMT8:30 AM 北京时间5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST7:30 PM CT4:30 UAE (+1)20:30 23:30 - A person familiar with contract negotiations between the Saints and Brees says the two sides remain more than $10 million apart in guaranteed money. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the negotiations are ongoing and neither side has publicly discussed financial details of the talks, which have lasted for months. Analysis: Both Brees and the Saints have proposed five-year contracts worth about $100 million. The Saints are offering an average pay of $19.25 million while Brees is seeking closer to $20.5 million a year. But while those aspects of the proposals are similar, there is a larger difference in size and structure of guaranteed bonuses. The two sides have until Monday at 4 p.m. Eastern to reach a deal.
June 27 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET23:05 GMT7:05 AM 北京时间4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:05 PM CT3:05 UAE (+1)19:05 22:05 - NFL Players Association attorney Jeffrey Kessler says an arbitrator expects to rule within a week on arguments presented Wednesday concerning the Saints' use of the NFL's franchise tag on Brees. Analysis: Brees, once a franchise tag player with San Diego, has been designated New Orleans' franchise player in 2012. The QB seeks clarity on whether the raise for third-time franchise players applies to his career, or only his stint with one team.
June 26 9:51 AM PT10:51 AM MT11:51 AM CT12:51 PM ET16:51 GMT12:51 AM 北京时间9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST11:51 AM CT20:51 UAE12:51 15:51 - Brees says he's confident he'll get a long-term deal done with the Saints. Analysis: Brees acknowledged Tuesday that the offseason of distractions has slowed down negotiations. On the subject of those off-field issues, he says the NFL has produced no proof the Saints' defense engaged in a bounty system. With training camp nearing, Brees says progress has been made on his contract in recent weeks "but there's still a ways to go."
June 7 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 AM 北京时间2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST4:41 PM CT1:41 UAE (+1)17:41 20:41 - The New Orleans Saints have made a new contract offer to record-setting quarterback Drew Brees, said a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the team and the quarterback have not publicly discussed the new offer. The person did not provide details about financial changes in the new offer, but added, "as always, there is a lot to get through and no deal is imminent." Analysis: The Saints have placed their one-year franchise tag on Brees, barring him from negotiating with other teams. Brees has said he wants to remain in New Orleans but has skipped voluntary practices and minicamp while holding out for a long-term deal. a deal were to get done over the weekend, Brees would be able to attend the Saints' final set of voluntary offseason practices next week.
May 31 10:36 AM PT11:36 AM MT12:36 PM CT1:36 PM ET17:36 GMT1:36 AM 北京时间10:36 AM MST12:36 PM EST12:36 PM CT21:36 UAE13:36 16:36 - Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt says he has talked to Brees about preparations for training camp and expects the star quarterback to be back with the team by then. Analysis: Brees is holding out for a new long-term contract. Vitt says everyone knows the type of deal Brees wants can be complicated and take time to complete. The Saints have until July 16th to sign Brees to a new long-term deal. Otherwise, he has to play under the one-year franchise tag which the Saints have placed on him to prevent him leaving.
May 18 11:45 AM PT12:45 PM MT1:45 PM CT2:45 PM ET18:45 GMT2:45 AM 北京时间11:45 AM MST1:45 PM EST1:45 PM CT22:45 UAE14:45 17:45 - Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says he isn't taking any of Brees' recent complaints about slow contract negotiations personally. Analysis: Loomis says the star quarterback's next contract is going to have a significant effect on the team for a long time, so it has to be right for the Saints as well as Brees. Brees said earlier this week he is frustrated by a lack of communication and lack of urgency to reach a deal.
Mar. 3 1:14 PM PT2:14 PM MT3:14 PM CT4:14 PM ET21:14 GMT5:14 AM 北京时间2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST3:14 PM CT1:14 UAE (+1)16:14 20:14 - The New Orleans Saints have placed the franchise tag on Drew Brees - giving them exclusive negotiating rights with their Pro Bowl quarterback for the next year. Brees has been involved in lengthy contract talks with the Saints and, without the tag, could have negotiated with other teams as a free agent. Team spokesman Greg Bensel said Saturday that the Saints were officially notifying the NFL of the designation. Analysis: The New Orleans Times-Picayune and ESPN.com previously reported that Brees would get the tag. In January, Brees said he would be "beyond stunned" if he and the Saints are unable to agree on a contract extension during this offseason. In 2011, Brees set NFL records with 468 completions, 5,476 yards passing and a completion percentage of 71.2. His prolific passing numbers helped the Saints set a new NFL high for total offensive yards in a season with 7,474.
Feb. 4 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET23:47 GMT7:47 AM 北京时间4:47 PM MST6:47 PM EST5:47 PM CT3:47 UAE (+1)18:47 21:47 - Brees' record-setting season has earned the New Orleans quarterback the 2011 Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year award. Analysis: Brees shattered Dan Marino's 27-year-old mark by passing for 5,476 yards, and his 468 completions broke Peyton Manning's 2010 record of 450. Brees finished the season completing 71.6 percent of his passes, breaking his own 2009 NFL record (70.6). He also surpassed 300 yards passing for seven straight games and 13 times during the season, both beating league marks he already held.