New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is (finally) retiring from the NFL exactly fifteen years to the date of when he signed with the team. The 20-year vet retires as the NFL's all-time leader in passing yards and pass completions.
ââThe announcement came from Brees himself, or rather, from his kids.
Brees is expected to be a shoo-in for a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he has the numbers to prove it. A few:
What's next for the Saints at the quarterback position? The likely starter is between QBs Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill. New Orleans is assumed to be working out a deal with Winston, while also making some tweaks to Hill's head-scratching contract.