Drew Brees seals $100 million deal

Associated Press
FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2011, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass and breaking the NFL single-season record for passing yardage, held by Dan Marino, in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in New Orleans. Brees has agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with the Saints, with $60 million guaranteed, on Friday, July 13, 2012, a person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza, File)

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Drew Brees and the Saints reached a deal on par with the quarterback's record-setting play. The team announced July 13 that it had agreed to a five-year contract with Brees, allegedly for $100 million, with $60 million guaranteed. (AP)

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