Drew Brees

Quarterback

Career Earnings: $273,933,000
Career APY: $13,696,650
Total Guarantees: $134,173,000
Largest Cash Payment: $40,000,000 (2012)
Largest Cap Number: $24,000,000 (2018)
  • Date of Birth: January 15, 1979
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 209
  • College: Purdue
  • Entry: 2001 Draft, Round 2, #32 overall (Chargers)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersDraftedExpired20014$3,605,000$901,250$1,845,000$6,605,000183.2%$1,651,250
ChargersFranchiseExpired20051$8,078,000$8,078,000$8,078,000$8,078,000100.0%$8,078,000
SaintsUFAExpired20065$60,000,000$10,000,000$8,000,000$60,000,000100.0%$10,000,000
SaintsFranchiseRenegotiated20125$100,000,000$20,000,000$40,000,000$80,000,00080.0%$20,000,000
SaintsExtensionExpired20161$24,250,000$24,250,000$24,250,000$44,250,000182.5%$22,125,000
SaintsUFAExpired20182$50,000,000$25,000,000$27,000,000$50,000,000100.0%$25,000,000
SaintsUFAReserve20202$50,000,000$25,000,000$25,000,000$25,000,00050.0%$25,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers5$14,683,000$2,936,600$14,068,0000.0%$615,0000.0%
Saints15$259,250,000$17,283,333$236,600,0000.0%$22,650,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2001Chargers$320,000$307,500$0$0$0$0$627,5000.9%$2,165,000
2002Chargers$400,000$307,500$0$0$0$0$707,5001.0%$400,000
2003Chargers$980,000$307,500$0$0$1,000,000$0$2,287,5003.0%$1,980,000
2004Chargers$1,560,000$307,500$0$0$500,000$0$2,367,5002.9%$2,060,000
2005Chargers$8,078,000$0$0$0$0$8,078,000$8,078,0009.4%$8,078,000
2006Saints$1,900,000$4,000,000$0$100,000$0$0$6,000,0005.9%$10,000,000
2007Saints$2,800,000$4,000,000$0$200,000$0$0$7,000,0006.4%$15,000,000
2008Saints$4,800,000$4,000,000$0$200,000$0$0$9,000,0007.8%$5,000,000
2009Saints$4,800,000$5,660,400$0$200,000$0$0$10,660,4008.7%$10,001,000
2010Saints$6,498,000$5,660,400$0$200,000$0$0$12,358,400--$9,999,000
2011Saints$7,393,500$7,387,700$0$200,000$0$0$14,981,20012.4%$10,000,000
2012Saints$3,000,000$7,400,000$0$0$0$3,000,000$10,400,0008.6%$40,000,000
2013Saints$9,750,000$7,400,000$0$250,000$0$9,750,000$17,400,00014.0%$10,000,000
2014Saints$10,750,000$7,400,000$0$250,000$0$10,750,000$18,400,00013.8%$11,000,000
2015Saints$12,435,714$10,000,000$0$250,000$0$12,435,714$23,800,00016.4%$19,000,000
2016Saints$1,000,000$16,000,000$0$250,000$0$1,000,000$17,250,00011.1%$31,250,000
2017Saints$13,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$0$13,000,000$19,000,00011.6%$13,000,000
2018Saints$10,200,000$10,500,000$3,300,000$0$0$13,500,000$24,000,00013.4%$27,000,000
2019Saints$6,800,000$15,900,000$0$0$0$0$22,700,00011.9%$23,000,000
2020Saints$2,000,000$21,650,000$0$0$0$2,000,000$23,650,00011.9%$25,000,000
Total$108,465,214$134,188,500$3,300,000$2,100,000$1,500,000$73,513,714$250,668,000$273,933,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chargers2005$615,000$0
Saints2021$11,150,000$0
Saints2022$11,500,000$0
Total$23,265,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----96.3%0.0%468/65771.2%5476461424110.621864.1111
201216----98.8%0.0%422/67063%517743192696.31550.3151
2013160098.6%0.0%446/65068.6%5162391237104.735521.5362
20141600100.0%0.0%456/65969.2%495233172997.027682.5173
2015151093.9%0.0%428/62768.3%4870321131101.024140.6152
20161600100.0%0.0%471/67370%5208371527101.723200.9254
2017160099.5%0.0%364/50671.9%408922818103.632100.3250
2018150193.1%0.0%364/48974.4%399232517115.731220.7451
2019115059.6%0.0%281/37874.3%297927412116.39-4-0.4100
2020120066.6%0.0%275/39070.5%294224613106.418-2-0.1200