Drew Brees, QB New Orleans Saints

General Info

  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 209 lbs
  • DOB: 01-15-1979
NO Depth Chart

Most Recent News

Drew Brees re-signs with New Orleans

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 11:30am

Adam Schefter - [Full Article]

No one really expected Drew Brees and the Saints to part ways, and now it's official, as the Saints signal-caller will remain in New Orleans on a two-year deal worth $50 million, with $27 million in guarantees.

Fantasy Impact:

Despite not putting up the gaudy numbers we are accustomed to—Brees' passing yards (4,334) and touchdowns (23) were both the lowest he has thrown as a Saint—he still finished as the No. 9 fantasy QB last season. He will remain in the fantasy elite tier of quarterbacks in 2018.

Scouting Report

Week 19 vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Drew Brees sat out of the Saints’ Week 17 loss to the Panthers so the MVP candidate finished the regular season with 3,992 passing yards on 364 of 489 attempts with 32 touchdowns and five interceptions. He struggled over a four-game stretch versus Atlanta, Dallas, Tampa Bay and Carolina, but finished his season 27-of-39 for 326 yards with one touchdown and no picks against Pittsburgh in Week 16. There’s no question Brees and Sean Payton’s offenses are different at home compared to on the road, so the quarterback’s struggles could have had a lot to do with that three-game road stint from the end of November until mid-December. On Sunday, the Saints will host an Eagles team that Brees torched for 346 yards and four touchdowns in an early November home game. That said, Philadelphia has improved defensively since that 48-7 thrashing that the Saints gave them back in New Orleans. Nevertheless, with the Saints playing on their home turf this weekend, Brees is an excellent DFS play. He is our QB2 for the Divisional Round and is projected to score 21.4 fantasy points, just a couple shy of Patrick Mahomes’ projection of 23.3 versus the Colts.

2018 Strength of Schedule - NO
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
15
TB
17
CLE
22
@ATL
16
@NYG
13
WAS
BYE5
@BAL
1
@MIN
23
LAR
26
@CIN
24
PHI
22
ATL
10
@DAL
15
@TB
18
@CAR
7
PIT
18
CAR

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2018 Game Stats
WkOppCompAttPaYdsPaTDIntYPAYPRRuAttYdsTDFumYPCPtsSnaps%
1TB3745439309.7611.860000-29.664/64100.0%
2CLE2835243206.948.681-100-1.0017.666/66100.0%
3@ATL3949396308.0810.1537202.3340.579/79100.0%
4@NYG1832217006.7812.064-100-0.258.670/70100.0%
5WAS26293633012.5213.9621000.5026.763/6695.5%
6BYE---------------
7@BAL2230212207.079.6443000.7516.871/71100.0%
8@MIN1823120115.226.670000-6.853/53100.0%
9LAR2536346409.6113.84416004.0031.471/71100.0%
10@CIN22252653010.6012.0523101.5028.963/7584.0%
11PHI22303634012.1016.500000-30.565/7092.9%
12ATL1522171417.7711.404-400-1.0020.457/57100.0%
13@DAL1828127114.547.0612002.007.352/52100.0%
14@TB2431201116.488.383-111-0.3313.964/64100.0%
15@CAR2335203015.808.832-200-1.005.974/74100.0%
16PIT2739326108.3612.071-100-1.0016.966/66100.0%
17CAR---------------
Per game24.2732.60266.132.130.338.1610.972.071.470.270.070.7120.1365.20/66.5398.15%
Totals36448939923258.1610.973122410.71301.98978/99898.15%
Previous Games vs. LAR
SeasonWkOppCompAttPaYdsPaTDIntYPAYPRRuAttYdsTDFumYPCPtsSnaps%
20189LAR2536346409.6113.84416004.0031.471/71100.00%
201712@LAR2232246107.6911.1815005.0014.357/57100.00%
201612LAR2836310408.6111.0711111.0032.574/74100.00%
201315@LAR3956393127.0210.0828114.0020.586/86100.00%
Average28.5040.00323.752.500.508.2311.542.007.500.500.503.5024.7072.00/72.00100.00%