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Drew Brees & the Saints: "What They are Saying"

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With a July 16 deadline looming for a contact to be worked out between New Orleans and Drew Brees, the Saints nation sits on pins and needles, hoping their star quarterback will sign a contract extension. Here are several stories on the latest developments:

From NOLA.com:

The Saints have already offered Brees the richest contract in league history, surpassing the $19.2 million per year that the Denver Broncos gave quarterback Peyton Manning earlier this year.

From ESPN:

The delay in the Saints getting a long-term deal done with Drew Brees has been one of the most baffling stories of the NFL offseason.

From the Bleacher Report:

The Saints franchise and the star quarterback are on the verge of agreeing to a five-year deal worth somewhere between $19.2 and $20 million per season, which would be the wealthiest contract in NFL history.

Yahoo! Sports:

Brees is justifiably a first-round pick in all formats, but until he is signed and in camp, owners must approach him with some skepticism for the upcoming campaign.

From ESPN:

But, still, the Saints don't have a long-term deal done with Brees and no matter how that situation plays out, there could be big implications in the short term and the long term.

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