Drew Brees


Age: 36     Height: 6′ 0″    Weight: 209
College: Purdue     Accrued Seasons: 14
League Entry: 2001 NFL Draft, Round 2, Pick 32 (Chargers)
Drew Brees signed a five year, $100 million contract with the New Orleans Saints. Brees received $40 million fully guaranteed including a $37 million signing bonus. The contract contained $60.5 million in total guarantees. On the 3rd day of the 2013 waiver period, Brees’ base salary will become fully guaranteed as will $5.25 million of his 2014 salary. On the 3rd day of the 2014 waiver period the balance of his 2014 salary will become fully guaranteed. Brees has non guaranteed salaries in 2015 and 2016 that become guaranteed if on the roster on the 3rd day of the waiver period.

Per ESPN’s Field Yates, Brees converted $5.2 million of his 2015 salary into a signing bonus on September 28, 2015.

Contract Details

Total Value: $100,000,000 (avg. $20,000,000/year; $40,000,000 fully guaranteed)
9th highest of 88 QB contracts
YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
2012$3,000,000 $3,000,000$7,400,000$0$0$0$10,400,000
2013$9,750,000 $9,750,000$7,400,000$0$250,000$0$17,400,000
2014$10,750,000 $10,750,000$7,400,000$0$250,000$0$18,400,000
2015$12,435,714 $12,435,714$10,000,000$0$250,000$0$23,800,000
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