Drew Brees


Age: 38 Height: 6′ 0″ Weight: 209
College: Purdue Accrued Seasons: 16
League Entry: 2001 NFL Draft, Round 2, Pick 32 (Chargers)
Drew Brees signed a one year contract extension worth $24.25 million, all of which is guaranteed, on September 7, 2016 with the Saints. Brees, who had been scheduled to earn $20 million in 2016 will now earn $31.25 million, including a $30 million signing bonus per Andrew Brandt. The contract contains three voidable contract years to prorate the signing bonus. The new contract reduces Brees cap number from $30 million to $17.25 million in 2016.  Brees has a no trade clause and can not be franchise tagged when his contract voids. If the contract voids and Brees is not extended the Saints will carry a dead money charge of $18 million in 2019 for Brees. The deadline for the void is the final day of the 2017 league year.

Contract Details

Total Value: $24,250,000 (avg. $24,250,000/year; $24,250,000 fully guaranteed)
2nd highest of 77 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
2016$1,000,000 $1,000,000$16,000,000$0$250,000$0$17,250,000
2017$13,000,000 $13,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$0$19,000,000
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

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