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Drew Brees

QB

Experience: 20 years

Age: 41

College: Purdue

2019 SEASON

  • TDS
    27
  • INT
    4
  • YDS
    2979
  • RTG
    116.3

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Passing

YEAR TEAM G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
2001 San Diego Chargers 1 27 15 55.56 221 8.2 40 1 0 11 40.74 4 2 12 94.8
2002 San Diego Chargers 16 526 320 60.84 3284 6.2 52 17 16 163 30.99 40 24 180 76.9
2003 San Diego Chargers 11 356 205 57.58 2108 5.9 68 11 15 95 26.69 28 21 178 67.5
2004 San Diego Chargers 15 400 262 65.5 3159 7.9 79 27 7 141 35.25 40 18 131 104.8
2005 San Diego Chargers 16 500 323 64.6 3576 7.2 54 24 15 182 36.4 46 27 223 89.2
2006 New Orleans Saints 16 554 356 64.26 4418 8 86 26 11 201 36.28 61 18 105 96.2
2007 New Orleans Saints 16 652 440 67.48 4423 6.8 58 28 18 232 35.58 47 16 109 89.4
2008 New Orleans Saints 16 635 413 65.04 5069 8 84 34 17 232 36.54 66 13 92 96.2
2009 New Orleans Saints 15 514 363 70.62 4388 8.5 75 34 11 210 40.86 58 20 135 109.6
2010 New Orleans Saints 16 658 448 68.09 4620 7 80 33 22 236 35.87 47 25 185 90.9
2011 New Orleans Saints 16 657 468 71.23 5476 8.3 79 46 14 278 42.31 69 24 158 110.6
2012 New Orleans Saints 16 670 422 62.99 5177 7.7 80 43 19 266 39.7 66 26 190 96.3
2013 New Orleans Saints 16 650 446 68.62 5162 7.9 76 39 12 244 37.54 67 37 244 104.7
2014 New Orleans Saints 16 659 456 69.2 4952 7.5 69 33 17 258 39.15 52 29 186 97
2015 New Orleans Saints 15 627 428 68.26 4870 7.8 80 32 11 228 36.36 68 31 235 101
2016 New Orleans Saints 16 673 471 69.99 5208 7.7 98 37 15 264 39.23 70 27 184 101.7
2017 New Orleans Saints 16 536 386 72.01 4334 8.1 54 23 8 201 37.5 72 20 145 103.9
2018 New Orleans Saints 15 489 364 74.44 3992 8.2 72 32 5 199 40.7 58 17 121 115.7
2019 New Orleans Saints 11 378 281 74.34 2979 7.9 61 27 4 159 42.06 37 12 89 116.3
TOTAL 275 10161 6867 67.58 77416 7.6 1345 547 237 3800 37.4 996 407 2902 98

Rushing

YEAR TEAM G ATT YDS AVG LNG TD 1st 1st% 20+ 40+ FUM
2001 San Diego Chargers 1 2 18 9 13 0 1 50 0 0 0
2002 San Diego Chargers 16 38 130 3.4 15 1 10 26.32 0 0 0
2003 San Diego Chargers 11 21 84 4 18 0 7 33.33 0 0 1
2004 San Diego Chargers 15 53 85 1.6 22 2 18 33.96 1 0 3
2005 San Diego Chargers 16 21 49 2.3 9 1 8 38.1 0 0 0
2006 New Orleans Saints 16 42 32 0.8 16 0 3 7.14 0 0 3
2007 New Orleans Saints 16 23 52 2.3 9 1 8 34.78 0 0 1
2008 New Orleans Saints 16 22 -1 -0.1 9 0 4 18.18 0 0 5
2009 New Orleans Saints 15 22 33 1.5 10 2 8 36.36 0 0 1
2010 New Orleans Saints 16 18 -3 -0.2 7 0 1 5.56 0 0 0
2011 New Orleans Saints 16 21 86 4.1 20 1 5 23.81 1 0 1
2012 New Orleans Saints 16 15 5 0.3 11 1 2 13.33 0 0 0
2013 New Orleans Saints 16 35 52 1.5 16 3 6 17.14 0 0 0
2014 New Orleans Saints 16 27 68 2.5 13 1 6 22.22 0 0 2
2015 New Orleans Saints 15 24 14 0.6 12 1 5 20.83 0 0 0
2016 New Orleans Saints 16 23 20 0.9 7 2 7 30.43 0 0 0
2017 New Orleans Saints 16 33 12 0.4 7 2 7 21.21 0 0 2
2018 New Orleans Saints 15 31 22 0.7 11 4 11 35.48 0 0 2
2019 New Orleans Saints 11 9 -4 -0.4 2 1 2 22.22 0 0 0
TOTAL 275 480 754 1.6 227 23 119 24.79 2 0 21

Receiving

YEAR TEAM G REC YDS AVG LNG TD 1st 1st% 20+ 40+
2001 San Diego Chargers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 San Diego Chargers 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 San Diego Chargers 11 1 21 21 21 1 1 100 1 0
2004 San Diego Chargers 15 1 38 38 38 0 1 100 1 0
2005 San Diego Chargers 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 New Orleans Saints 16 2 10 5 8 0 0 0 0 0
2008 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 New Orleans Saints 15 1 -4 -4 -4 0 0 0 0 0
2010 New Orleans Saints 16 1 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0
2011 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 New Orleans Saints 16 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New Orleans Saints 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 New Orleans Saints 16
2018 New Orleans Saints 15 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2019 New Orleans Saints 11
TOTAL 275 8 74 9.3 72 1 2 25 2 0

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2001 San Diego Chargers 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
2002 San Diego Chargers 16 2 0 0 2 0 0
2003 San Diego Chargers 11 5 3 0 0 0 0
2004 San Diego Chargers 15 7 2 0 3 0 0
2005 San Diego Chargers 16 8 5 0 0 0 0
2006 New Orleans Saints 16 8 3 0 1 0 0
2007 New Orleans Saints 16 9 4 0 0 0 0
2008 New Orleans Saints 16 6 1 0 2 0 0
2009 New Orleans Saints 15 10 6 0 2 0 0
2010 New Orleans Saints 16 9 2 0 5 0 0
2011 New Orleans Saints 16 1 1 0 0 0 0
2012 New Orleans Saints 16 5 1 0 2 0 0
2013 New Orleans Saints 16 6 2 0 0 0 0
2014 New Orleans Saints 16 7 3 0 4 0 0
2015 New Orleans Saints 15 5 2 0 2 0 0
2016 New Orleans Saints 16 5 4 0 1 0 0
2017 New Orleans Saints 16 5 0 0 3
2018 New Orleans Saints 15 5 1 4
2019 New Orleans Saints 11
TOTAL 275 105 40 0 32 0 0

Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2001 San Diego Chargers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 San Diego Chargers 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 San Diego Chargers 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 San Diego Chargers 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 San Diego Chargers 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 New Orleans Saints 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 New Orleans Saints 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 New Orleans Saints 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 New Orleans Saints 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 New Orleans Saints 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 New Orleans Saints 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 New Orleans Saints 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New Orleans Saints 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 New Orleans Saints 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 New Orleans Saints 16 1 1 0 0 0 0
2018 New Orleans Saints 15 0
2019 New Orleans Saints 11 0
TOTAL 275 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Biography

NFL CAREER – Few players in the era of NFL free agency can rival the impact that Drew Brees has made on the Saints since arriving in 2006 from the San Diego Chargers – leading the team to victory in Super Bowl XLIV and being named the contest's MVP, earning Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year honors twice, Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year and Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 2010, being named to the Pro Bowl a club record 12 times and shattering league passing records. He ranks among the league's elite quarterbacks, becoming the first player in NFL history to pass for over 4,000 yards in 12-straight campaigns – including an NFL-record five 5,000-yard passing seasons. Brees has also set single-season NFL records since joining the Saints in 300-yard passing games (13, 2011), completions (471, 2016) and completion percentage (74.4%, 2018). His streak of 54 consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass from 2009-12 shattered a mark that had stood since 1960. After breaking the NFL's all-time completions and passing yardage records in 2018, Brees became the NFL's all-time career passing touchdowns recordholder in 2019, completing 281-of-378 passes (74.3%) for 2,979 yards with 27 touchdowns, only four interceptions and a career-high 116.3 passer rating in 11 starts. Brees finished the regular season ranked first in the National Football League in completion percentage, second in passer rating and fourth in fourth quarter passer rating (110.2). He owns five of the top six completion percentage totals in NFL record books. Also, broke the NFL's single game completion record completing 29 of 30 passes (96.7%). Brees' record as a starter for the Saints is 133-83 (.616) in the regular season and 8-7 in the postseason, easily making him the winningest signal-caller in all-time team annals. Brees also has thrown for over 300 yards in a league-record 120 games, including a league-best 16 contests with over 400. Overall, in his 19-year NFL career, he's completed 6,867-of-10,161 passes (67.6%) for 77,416 yards, 547 touchdown passes and a 98.4 passer rating. He's the NFL's all-time record holder in career touchdown passes, completions, yardage, completion percentage and ranks third in passer rating. A pillar of the community, he's also received numerous accolades and awards for taking a leadership role off the field in the Gulf South.

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