101 Facts About Drew Brees

1. Drew Brees tweeted a controversial statement in June 2012, "If NFL fans were told there were "weapons of mass destruction" enough times, they'd believe it.

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2. In 2010, Drew Brees became a published author when he released the book entitled "Coming Back Stronger.

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3. Drew Brees finished the 2018 season, his 13th with the Saints, with an NFL-record completion percentage, and a career-high quarterback rating (115.7).

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4. From this season until 2014 Drew Brees served on the Executive Committee of the National Football League Players Association.

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5. Drew Brees tweeted a controversial statement in June 2012, "If NFL fans were told there were "weapons of mass destruction" enough times, they'd believe it.

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6. In 2010, Drew Brees became a published author when he released the book entitled "Coming Back Stronger.

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7. Drew Brees was in top form in his 18th year in the league, becoming the NFL's all-time passing leader while reaching the second-most passing touchdowns and most career completions.

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8. Drew Brees capped his historic season with the highest of honors.

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9. Drew Brees tweeted a controversial statement in June 2012, "If NFL fans were told there were "weapons of mass destruction" enough times, they'd believe it.

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10. In 2010, Drew Brees became a published author when he released the book entitled "Coming Back Stronger.

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11. Drew Brees set an NFL record for completion percentage in a season.

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12. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees takes the field to warm up before the New Orleans Saints' divisional playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan 13, 2019, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

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13. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees calls for a 2-point conversion after a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLIV football game in Miami, Sunday, Feb 7, 2010.

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14. Drew Brees will receive a $25,000 donation from the NFL Foundation to a charity of his choice.

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15. Drew Brees was the winner of the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award.

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16. Drew Brees was a sophomore at Purdue, and detailed their first exchange to ESPN the Magazine.

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17. Drew Brees spoke about his surprise in an Instagram post thanking Brittany.

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18. Drew Brees tweeted a controversial statement in June 2012, "If NFL fans were told there were "weapons of mass destruction" enough times, they'd believe it.

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19. In 2010, Drew Brees became a published author when he released the book entitled "Coming Back Stronger.

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20. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees walks off the field after the game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov 4, 2018, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

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21. Drew Brees thinks pain of Saints loss will gradually go away after Super Bowl.

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22. Drew Brees is happy, no one is talking about his interception.

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23. Drew Brees said definitively on both ESPN's First Take and "The Dan Patrick Show" that he plans to come back for a 19th season and keep playing at age 40.

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24. Drew Brees made similar comments on the "Today" show, adding, "I don't think he really said much during most of that press conference.

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25. Drew Brees made the media rounds Friday at the Super Bowl.

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26. Drew Brees has to go through every read [in practice] just in case.

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27. Drew Brees had the opportunity to scramble, and I'm pretty sure I was the last read on that play, because I was coming in real late.

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28. Drew Brees became the first player in NFL history to throw touchdown passes to 15 different players, including the playoffs.

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29. Drew Brees had a vasectomy after his daughter Rylen was born, reveling in the fact that he could watch the Masters while recovering.

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30. Drew Brees was an industrial management major and member of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Purdue, a fraternity that includes other football stars Bob Griese, Hank Stram, and Jim Everett.

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31. Drew Brees tweeted a controversial statement in June 2012, "If NFL fans were told there were "weapons of mass destruction" enough times, they'd believe it.

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32. In 2010, Drew Brees became a published author when he released the book entitled "Coming Back Stronger.

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33. Drew Brees sounds like a man who is determined to come back next year and take one more shot at things with this group in New Orleans.

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34. Drew Brees was born in Austin, Texas, p" Drew Brees II, a prominent trial lawyer, and Mina Ruth, an attorney.

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35. Drew Brees tweeted a controversial statement in June 2012, "If NFL fans were told there were "weapons of mass destruction" enough times, they'd believe it.

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36. Drew Brees was rumored to be replaced by Paxton Lynch in New Orleans Saints.

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37. Drew Brees studied at Austin Westlake High School and attended Purdue University where he graduated with a degree in industrial management in 2001.

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38. Drew Brees had amazing records since he joined New Orleans Saints in 2006.

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39. Drew Brees was signed as a free agent for New Orleans Saints.

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40. In 2002, Drew Brees began his work with San Diego Chargers.

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41. Drew Brees was educated at Purdue University where he had an amazing college football career.

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42. Drew Brees spoke with USA Today about the experience of riding a streetcar through the city.

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43. Drew Brees hugged their children and his words were caught on camera.

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44. In 2010, Drew Brees became a published author when he released the book entitled "Coming Back Stronger.

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45. Drew Brees receives text messages from Manning before games in which the retired quarterback gives him advice.

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46. Drew Brees became one with the city and did everything in his power to help the fine people of New Orleans.

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47. Drew Brees has made valuable contributions to the New Orleans community and elsewhere.

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48. Drew Brees met with Gray and his son Jason on Monday at the team facility in New Orleans.

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49. Drew Brees punched his ticket to Sunday's Pro Bowl in Orlando, but did not make the trip.

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50. New Orleans Saints star quarterback Drew Brees wrote an emotional Instagram post Monday morning, addressing the team's heartbreaking loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship Game.

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51. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees watches the score from the bench as the game goes into overtime during the NFC Championship NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan 20, 2019.

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52. In 2006, Drew Brees described their relationship as "nonexistent" ever since he refused to hire his mother as his agent when he entered the NFL.

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53. Drew Brees went on to complete 26 of 29 passes for 363 yards and three touchdowns, earning him NFC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks.

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54. Drew Brees was ranked eighth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

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55. Drew Brees finished the 2017 season by setting a then-NFL record 72.0 completion percentage.

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56. Drew Brees was ranked 16th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.

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57. Drew Brees was named to his tenth career Pro Bowl for his 2016 season.

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58. Drew Brees threw for 471 completions, breaking his NFL record of 468 set in 2011, and a career-high 673 attempts.

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59. Drew Brees was ranked 30th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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60. Drew Brees was ranked 30th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2015.

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61. Drew Brees was named to his seventh consecutive and ninth career Pro Bowl.

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62. Drew Brees finished ranked sixth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014.

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63. Drew Brees was ranked 11th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013.

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64. Drew Brees was ranked as the second-best player in the league by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012.

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65. Drew Brees was ranked ninth on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2011 players' list.

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66. Drew Brees was named to his fifth career Pro Bowl for his performance in 2010.

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67. Drew Brees finished the season with a completion percentage of 70.62, establishing a new NFL record.

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68. Drew Brees earned his third NFC Offensive Player of the Week nod for the 2009 season.

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69. Drew Brees totaled 371 yards passing, posting a perfect passer rating of 158.3, and is the only player to throw for five touchdowns against a team coached by Bill Belichick.

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70. Drew Brees was named to his third career Pro Bowl for his 2008 season.

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71. Drew Brees was named FedEx Air Player of the Week for his performances during Weeks 8 and 12 and was named the AP 2008 Offensive Player of the Year.

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72. Drew Brees passed for 300 yards ten times during the 2008 season, tying Rich Gannon's 2002 record.

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73. Drew Brees set the NFL record previously held by Rich Gannon for pass completions in a single season with 440.

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74. Drew Brees was named starting quarterback for the NFC in the 2007 Pro Bowl and was named as a First-team All-Pro.

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75. Drew Brees posted a career-high in passing yards with 3,576.

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76. Drew Brees became a free agent after the 2004 season and was not expected to return to San Diego, which had already committed a large sum of money to Rivers.

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77. Drew Brees finished the 2002 season with 3,284 passing yards, 17 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions.

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78. Drew Brees finished with 221 passing yards and his first career passing touchdown, a 20-yard pass to Freddie Jones.

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79. Drew Brees was named the Big Ten's best quarterback of the 1990s and ranked number 48 on the 2010 documentary Big Ten Icons, featuring the conference's top fifty student-athletes.

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80. Drew Brees left Purdue with Big Ten Conference records in passing yards, touchdown passes (90), total offensive yards (12,693), completions (1,026), and attempts (1,678).

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81. Drew Brees had the option to make himself available for the 2000 NFL Draft but chose to return for his senior year to complete his studies.

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82. Drew Brees graduated in 2001 with a degree in industrial management, and is a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.

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83. Drew Brees received offers from only two colleges, Purdue and Kentucky, choosing Purdue for its highly rated academics.

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84. Drew Brees was born in Austin, Texas, to Eugene Wilson "Chip" Brees II, a prominent trial lawyer, and Mina Ruth, an attorney.

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85. Drew Brees has led the NFL in passing yards a record seven times and in passing touchdowns a record-tying four times.

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86. Drew Brees has passed for over 5,000 yards in a season five times—no other NFL quarterback has done so more than once.

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87. Drew Brees holds the NFL records for career pass completions, career completion percentage, career passing yards, is second in career touchdown passes, third in regular season career passer rating, and fourth in postseason career passer rating.

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88. On Wednesday, quarterback Drew Brees spoke to the media about the team's.

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89. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees loves throwing to wide receiver Michael Thomas.

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90. Drew Brees says throwing to Michael Thomas is 'an invincible feeling'.

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91. Drew Brees led the Saints to touchdowns on all five first-half.

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92. Drew Brees moved on to 509 career touchdown passes to move.

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93. Drew Brees continued to climb all-time quarterback leaderboards, Julio Jones became the fastest to 10,000 receiving yards and.

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94. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is one of 32 nominees for the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award.

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95. Drew Brees heads the list of 32 player nominees for the fifth annual Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award, the NFL announced on Wednesday.

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96. Drew Brees has been making his case as the league's best player this season.

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97. Drew Brees currently sits at 509 career touchdown passes, 30 away from Peyton Manning's all-time.

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98. Drew Brees has been one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history and has done it the right way.

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99. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees has thrown two touchdown passes against Cincinnati to up his regular-season total to 508 and match Brett Favre for second on the NFL career list.

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100. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees completed 22-of-25 attempts for 3 touchdowns and 265 passing yards against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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101. Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes in the first half of the New Orleans Saints' game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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