Entering the NFL Playoffs as the No. 2 seed, the Saints will hope to go a lot further than they have in recent years. New Orleans hosts the Chicago Bears in the Wild-Card round on Sunday afternoon. While the Saints would host a Divisional Round game, the NFC’s road to Super Bowl LV goes through Green Bay.
Brees started taking meetings with television network executives, planning his second career after football. As he weighed his future in the NFL, an emotionally-challenging process, the 41-year-old eventually settled on his future home.
Prior to the Saints losing to the Buccaneers 30-20 Sunday night, Jay Glazer reported that Brees will retire at the end of the season. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Drew Brees almost didn’t play in the 2020 NFL season. In September, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Brees told his teammates in February that he planned to retire.
The move seemed absolutely necessary for the Saints to get Drew Brees back on the active roster. With Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston still healthy and prepared to fill-in for the 41-year-old, Siemian didn’t have much of a role to play.
ESPN's Ed Werder broke the news on Twitter regarding Drew Brees' injury diagnosis. Brees sustained multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest. Also, Brees has a collapsed lung.
If the 2020 season proves to be the last ride for Drew Brees, he will retire with an incredible career resume. Across 20 seasons since coming into the league as a second-round pick in the 2001 NFL Draft, this 6-foot quarterback has towered over expectations and his draft status.
Check out photos of New Orleans Saints tackle Terron Armstead in action during the 2020 NFL season.
In fact, as Drew recovered from various rib injuries, he got some (faux) medical attention from his kids, as a cute Instagram post revealed. Read on to learn more about the athlete’s family life.