Drew Brees

Aaron Rodgers. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks

The keyword is “upside.” And these guys have it. Here are the top 10 fantasy football quarterbacks for the 2012 NFL season.


Sean Payton, Roger Goodell and Drew Brees.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Brees On Goodell: ‘Nobody Trusts Him’

It’s safe to say Drew Brees is still reeling over the sanctions levied against the Saints and head coach Sean Payton as a result of the bounty scandal.

670 The Score–07/30/2012

Drew Brees looks to throw a pass against the Chicago Bears.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Brees Agrees To 5-Year, $100 Millon Deal With Saints

Drew Brees has agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with the New Orleans Saints, with $60 million guaranteed.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

Drew Brees. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Brees Wins Arbitration Against Saints

An arbitrator in Philadelphia has ruled in Drew Brees’ favor in a dispute over how much the Saints would have to pay him if they applied the franchise tag to the star quarterback again in 2013.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Tim Tebow. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Tebow Tops Cutler On NFL Top 100 List

According to a recent poll, voted on by NFL players and released by the NFL, Tebow ranked as the 95th best player in the NFL. Cutler didn’t crack the top 100.

670 The Score–06/28/2012

Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers forces an incomplete pass against Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter of the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Stingy 49ers Hold Down Drew Brees, Saints 36-32

Alex Smith completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis with 9 seconds left just after Drew Brees had put the high-powered Saints ahead, and the resurgent San Francisco 49ers capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.


Drew Brees. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Brees Sets Single-Season Passing Record

Brees set the NFL mark for yards passing in a season, breaking a record that Dan Marino had held for nearly three decades, and New Orleans clinched the NFC South title with a 45-16 victory over the Falcons on Monday night.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

Jay Cutler Malcolm Jenkins

Cutler Takes Beating, Bears Lose To Saints, 30-13

Jay Cutler crouched down on his knees, his head resting on the turf with his hands on both sides of his helmet as if his ears were ringing. That was after a blindside hit from Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins that was only the beginning of his misery in a 30-13 loss to New Orleans on Sunday.


Atlanta Falcons v Chicago Bears

Thayer: Bears Will Need A ‘Physical Approach’ Against Saints

The Bears will need a physical approach and a well-tuned strategy to defeat the New Orleans Saints this Sunday, says analyst Tom Thayer.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

NFL Players Association President Kevin Mawae, left, speaks to reporters as he stands with NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah, right, outside the NFL Players Association offices in Washington, Wednesday, July 20, 2011. An end to the NFL lockout appears close, with both sides preparing to vote on a proposed deal once it is finalized. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

NFL Players’ Executive Committee To Meet Monday

NEW YORK (AP) – A vote on a settlement to the lockout is what every NFL fan wants. Nobody is sure when that might happen. The players’ executive committee will meet Monday in Washington after […]


Lance Briggs

Bernstein: NFL Players Cracking At Deadline?

When NFL players decertified their union months ago, it was a cosmetic, procedural move to pave the way for antitrust litigation in an attempt to gain leverage against owners bent on grabbing a bigger share of the profits.

670 The Score–07/14/2011

Tom Brady

Brady, Manning, Brees: It’s Time For NFL Deal

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees said Wednesday “it is time” to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league’s lockout.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Drew Brees

Players Say ‘It Is Time’ To Reach NFL Deal

Calling the players’ offer “fair for both sides,” quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees – plaintiffs in the antitrust suit against the NFL – said Wednesday “it is time” to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league’s lockout.


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Holmes’ Morning After Blog: Retired NFL Players vs Current NFL Players

“The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. -Gordon Gekko

670 The Score–07/06/2011

Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones

Despite Progress, New CBA Still Not Imminent

Over the past couple days there have been positive reports surfacing that said that the NFL and the players were making progress towards a new collective bargaining agreement.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones

NFL Players In Court Refer To League As A ‘Cartel’

NFL players who sued the league for alleged antitrust violations liken the league to a “cartel” in their latest court filing, again urging an appeals court to lift the lockout.


Reggie Bush

Saints RB Bush Raises Stir With Lockout Tweets

Reggie Bush insists he was only joking when he stirred up fans with posts on his Twitter account about enjoying free time during the NFL lockout.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Roger Goodell

Despite Lockout, NFL Gives $1 Million To Players’ Charities

The NFL gave $1 million in grants to charities belonging to nearly 90 current and former NFL players.


Drew Brees

10 Owners And Brees Take To Negotiating Table

One day before the potential lockout of the NFL players, some pretty big names, including 10 owners and a Super Bowl Champion quarterback, took to the negotiating table for the first time.


Jay Cutler

Bernstein: Twitter Dividing NFL Players At A Bad Time

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL owners he represents must be loving the Jay Cutler saga.

670 The Score–01/25/2011