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Report: Drew Brees and the Saints working on contract extension

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) -

Saints fans can breath easier now that Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are working on a four-year contract extension.

ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder broke the news Wednesday morning.

Brees has one year left on his contract, which has an NFL-high salary cap figure of $30 million for 2016.

The news came the same day that head coach Sean Payton agreed to a five-year extension through the 2020 season with the Saints.

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