New Orleans Saints

  • Passing Yards
    310.6 PYPG
  • Rushing Yards
    93.2 RYPG
  • Yards Per Game
    403.8 YPG
  • Brees downplays contract uncertainty, touts his longevity
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Brees downplays contract uncertainty, touts his longevity

    Drew Brees was patient and non-confrontational while fielding repeated questions about why he and the New Orleans Saints weren't able to negotiate a contract extension before Thursday's opening training camp practice. Standing nearby, one of Brees' oldest teammates, right tackle Zach Strief, hardly seemed surprised. ''That's just how Drew is.

  • The Seattle Times

    ‘Gleason’ a remarkable look at ex-NFL player’s battle against ALS

    Two summers ago, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the internet by storm; raising millions for a disease that, before all those dousings, mostly flew under the radar. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, strikes roughly 6,000 Americans per year. Having lost a beloved friend to ALS a few years ago (she was 45, and a bright light who shines on), I wasn’t sure that I wanted to see “Gleason,” Clay Tweel’s documentary about former NFL player Steve Gleason’s fight against the disease. Diagnosed in his mid-30s, just a few years after his retirement from the New Orleans Saints, Gleason, a Spokane native, was optimistic early on — inspired by the news, shortly after his diagnosis, that his wife, Michel Varisco, was pregnant with their first child.