Brees turned 41 in January.
Brees finished the 2019 regular season completing 74.3 percent of his passes with 27 touchdowns and four interceptions despite a hand injury that sidelined him for five games.
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Drew Brees is one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL. I look forward to the grind and the journey, for the reward at the end will be worth it! "Love you #WhoDatNation. Let's make another run at it". He is now set to enter free agency with his latest contract expiring this offseason, but his post Tuesday cleared stated he intends to remain with the Saints.
For starters, Brees' announcement of his return to the Saints spells the certain end of Teddy Bridgewater's time with the team. ESPN's Jeremy Fowler fired up that conversation on Monday during an appearance on NFL Live, making the popular observation that Bridgewater expects to enjoy a busy free agent market and consider offers from multiple teams, both as a starter and potential bridge until a rookie is ready to take the reins. In addition to helping the Saints to a victory in Super Bowl XLIV in February 2010, Brees has led the National Football League in completion percentage six times (including the last three seasons), passing yards seven times, and all QBs in touchdown passes four times. Meanwhile, the versatile - and restricted free agent - Taysom Hill recently said he felt he could be a franchise quarterback.