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Draft Scout Drew Brees News
11/16/14 - QB Drew Brees completed 33 of 41 passes for 255 yards and one touchdown, but his longest completion went for 17 yards. The Saints tried some deep balls, but the Bengals were playing deep coverages and forcing Brees to check down to shorter routes. "I don't think we ran the ball as well as we'd hoped or planned," Brees said. "It was nothing exotic (on defense). They've got a good front, and on third down they didn't want us making any big plays down the field. The missed opportunities in the red zone changed the complexion of the game."
11/09/14 - QB Drew Brees has now thrown 10 interceptions in nine games, not a comfortable feeling. "At the quarterback position, you understand there's going to be moments for whatever reasons -- bad decisions, bad throws, bad luck -- that turnovers happen," Brees said. "Sometimes they come in bunches. But you've got compartmentalize that and move on to the next play and do what you're coached to do."
10/26/14 - QB Drew Brees heard some uncharacteristic criticism of his own play after the loss to the Lions, but he responded with a classic game, going 27 of 32 for 311 yards and three touchdowns. He didn't throw an interception. "Drew has set the bar so high for himself and this offense with Sean (Payton) that I really feel like the criticism is unfair," TE Jimmy Graham said. "He's a special player. He's a Hall of Famer. There's not many people who have played this game who are better."
09/28/14 - QB Drew Brees passed for 340 yards, all but 84 coming in the second half. He finished 32-for-44 and two touchdowns, both in the fourth quarter. His first-half interception led to a Dallas touchdown.
09/14/14 - QB Drew Brees' slow start doomed the Saints. He completed 15 of 24 passes for 109 yards in the first half. One of his errant throws was returned 62 yards for a touchdown by Shaun Gipson.