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  • Drew Brees Sets New NFL Record For Number Of Apologies

    06/10/2020 5:21:14 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 17 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 6-9-20 | Babylon Bee
    In an unprecedented display of public contrition, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees set a new record over the weekend for apologies by an NFL quarterback, saying he was sorry 742 times in the space of 48 hours. After controversially stating his personal preference for standing during the National Anthem, the Super Bowl MVP unleashed a heretofore unseen sequence of remorse, explaining that he meant to say people should kneel, or should not not kneel, or should not tell others not to not kneel. He then apologized for not being aware of the things he should apologize for, and he...
  • Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

    06/07/2020 1:10:06 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-7-20 | Daniel Canova By Daniel Canova
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, followed it up with an apology of her own on Saturday. In an Instagram post on the “Brees Dream Foundation” page, Brittany posted a message which featured two quotes from Martin Luther King Jr., and comments of her own that started with, “WE ARE THE PROBLEM.” “I write this with tears in my eyes and I hope you all hear our hearts,” Brittany Brees wrote. “I have read these quotes and scripture 1000 times and every time...
  • Brittany Brees: We are the problem, we are sorry

    06/07/2020 6:48:45 AM PDT · by workerbee · 103 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/7/20 | Michael David Smith
    After Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for suggesting that NFL players who kneeled during the national anthem disrespected the country, his wife apologized as well. Brittany Brees posted a lengthy message on Instagram that featured two quotes from Martin Luther King: in the end we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends,” and, “Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people, but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.” Her own comments started with Brees writing, “WE ARE THE PROBLEM.”...
  • Drew Brees' Instagram Message To President Trump

    06/05/2020 7:44:53 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 149 replies
    Instagram ^ | June 5, 2020 | Drew Brees
    To @realdonaldtrump Through my ongoing conversations with friends, teammates, and leaders in the black community, I realize this is not an issue about the American flag. It has never been. We can no longer use the flag to turn people away or distract them from the real issues that face our black communities. We did this back in 2017, and regretfully I brought it back with my comments this week. We must stop talking about the flag and shift our attention to the real issues of systemic racial injustice, economic oppression, police brutality, and judicial & prison reform. We are...
  • Trump: I am a big fan of Drew Brees. I think he’s truly one of the greatest quarterbacks, but he should not have taken back his original stance on honoring our magnificent American Flag. OLD GLORY is to be revered, cherished, and flown high

    06/05/2020 3:08:33 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 26 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 5, 2020 | Donald J. Trump
    I am a big fan of Drew Brees. I think he’s truly one of the greatest quarterbacks, but he should not have taken back his original stance on honoring our magnificent American Flag. OLD GLORY is to be revered, cherished, and flown high
  • Drew Brees Apologizes for ‘Take a Knee’ Comments: ‘Lacked Awareness and Any Type of Compassion’

    06/04/2020 1:07:31 PM PDT · by Schatze · 61 replies
    People ^ | June 04, 2020 | Eric Todisco
    Drew Brees has issued an apology after receiving major blowback for his comments regarding the #TakeAKnee movement in the NFL, just over a week after the killing of George Floyd in police custody. The New Orleans Saints quarterback came under fire by many for saying in an interview with Yahoo Finance, published Wednesday, that he "will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States" when asked about the movement that Colin Kaepernick started in 2016. Brees, 41, shared a lengthy Instagram post on Thursday to apologize for his comments, alongside a photo of a white person and...
  • Drew Brees receives intense backlash from star athletes after remarks about protesting during national anthem

    06/04/2020 5:20:18 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 87 replies
    FOX Snooze ^ | 06/04/2020 | By Daniel Canova
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees continues to stand against players kneeling during the national anthem when the season starts, and on Wednesday he told Yahoo Finance that he would never agree with the gesture. “I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country. Let me just tell you what I see or what I feel when the national anthem is played and when I look at the flag of the United States,” Brees said. After receiving backlash about his comments, Brees reiterated his stance later to ESPN saying that he...
  • Trail Blazers’ CJ McCollum: ‘We need more Aaron Rodgers and less Drew Brees’

    06/04/2020 4:47:39 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 4, 2020 | By Ted Holmlund
    Portland Trail Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum was the latest professional athlete to rip New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for national anthem comments the quarterback made on Wednesday in the wake of the death of George Floyd. But it came with a twist: Praise for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. “We need more @AaronRodgers12 and less @drewbrees,” the 28-year-old McCollum tweeted. “Ignorance is not an excuse. You have to hand off the ball and throw to those same teammates you refuse to stand up for.”
  • The 'Cancel Culture' Targets Drew Brees After Discovering his Association with Focus on the Family

    09/06/2019 4:42:34 AM PDT · by DFG · 27 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/05/2019 | John Ellis
    Drew Brees not only plays for the Saints, but many in New Orleans believe that the quarterback for their beloved NFL team is a living saint. After Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, Brees and his teammates became the face of the community. Besides offering the city something to rally over, Brees adopted New Orleans as his hometown and has shown himself to be gracious, charitable, and deeply connected to his community in genuine ways that other celebrities can only attempt to mimic. The celebrated QB is also a devout family man and Christian. Having never shied away from expressing his...
  • Drew Brees: Saints Will Kneel Together Before Anthem at Wembley, Stand for Song

    09/29/2017 4:04:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 110 replies
    MSN ^ | 9/29/17 | Stanley Kay
    The Saints plan to kneel as a team "in solidarity" prior to the national anthem Sunday before standing for the song, quarterback Drew Brees said. Brees tweeted the gesture was "a way to show respect to all." The Saints are set to play the Dolphins in London on Sunday.
  • "It's time to END the Player's Union and REPAIR the NFL"

    03/12/2011 3:04:49 PM PST · by publius321 · 67 replies
    I wrote a piece at ThurstonHowell.Net this morning titled "It's time to END the Player's Union and REPAIR the NFL" - in which I made the case that in a truly capitalist system, the CONSUMER should be the winner in any business and as a consumer, my main agenda is to advance the cause of there being a full season in 2011 -even if we are watching "scrubs" like they did back in the 80's - or was it early 90's? The cool thing about that year was that some players made the teams after the strike was over and...
  • It's time to END the Player's Union and REPAIR the NFL

    03/12/2011 9:48:01 AM PST · by publius321 · 33 replies
    ThurstonHowell.NET ^ | Thurston Howell
    by Thurston Howell The thing that bothers me about professional sports the past few decades is –not- the large salaries athletes are paid. What bothers me is the fact that the teams that supposedly represent the cities in which they play really say nothing about the cities or regions themselves. Most of the players are not FROM the cities in which they play and never lived there until a team paid them millions of dollars to “take their talents there”. For EXAMPLE, no matter how well the Miami Heat may play, Lebron James was born and raised in the Cleveland,...
  • Post-Football Political Career for Brees? "Maybe"

    12/01/2010 7:37:39 PM PST · by chemicalman · 12 replies
    Rush Radio 99.5 ^ | 12-01-10 | Rush Radio 99.5
    Drew Brees says he might make a "difference" in politics Wednesday, December 1, 2010 Would Drew Brees consider a post-football career in politics? The Super Bowl XLIV "MVP" and Sports Illustrated "Sportsman of the Year" for 2010 admits it is something he has thought about. "There are a lot of things I think about. I want to do this or that. I feel I could make a difference doing this or that. That's one of the things I feel I could make a difference. We'll see. It's a long way away." Brees made the comment Wednesday at a meeting with...
  • In Miami, the Son Also Rises [New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees]

    02/15/2010 7:53:50 AM PST · by rrstar96 · 15 replies · 1,275+ views
    National Review Online ^ | February 15, 2010 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    "Don’t you live for that moment right there?" That was former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason’s take on the final scene of Super Bowl XLIV: The Most Valuable Player, Saints quarterback Drew Brees, was holding his young son in his arms while his wife, young Baylan’s mother, looked on with a face full of joy — a loving family sharing a momentous personal, cultural, and historic moment. It’s an image America needed. "Given that about one in four American boys are living apart from their dads at any one point in time, it is great to see a Super Bowl champion...
  • The Week That Was…

    01/25/2010 6:33:21 AM PST · by Neoavatara · 2 replies · 210+ views
    n ^ | January 25, 2010 | Neoavatara
    Of course, I picked a perfect week to head out out of town. But the past week was transformational and insightful, on so many levels…some of which I am sure you already know, and others which you may not. 1. Scott Brown’s victory in Massachusetts.
  • Drew Brees sure can throw 'em. So, in his honor, here's a poem!

    01/02/2010 5:45:48 PM PST · by DFG · 10 replies · 567+ views
    ESPN ^ | 12/30/09 | Rick Reilly
    In New Orleans town The fans hit their knees, Thanking good heaven For a Saint named Brees. Dozens of QBs All tried and all failed To do what dear Drew Has nearly nailed: Take the Suff'rin Saints Out of their black hole And drop them into A real Super Bowl. Misfits, scatter arms, Collections of bums -- Only good for selling Wheelbarrows of Tums. For 42 years They whiffed at a ring. Try to name them all? Sure, but this might sting: One owned a Heisman. His name was Wuerffel. But once he turned pro, He was just err-ful.
  • Drew Brees' accuracy-a better story than Leach v TTU.

    12/30/2009 2:59:53 PM PST · by izzatzo · 4 replies · 366+ views
    You Tube ^ | 12/30/09 | Sport Science
    Football story better than Leach v TTU-pretty phenomenal accuracy.
  • Drew Brees MNF White House Commercial

    12/01/2009 2:54:03 AM PST · by chemicalman · 27 replies · 1,871+ views
    MNF Commercial NFL Play 60 | 12/1/09 | Me
    On a commercial break from Monday Night Football, there was a commercial for NFL's Play 60, where they promote kids to play outdoors for 60 minutes.In the commercial, Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints is set to throw a pass on the White House lawn with children running in slow motion, with the White House in the background.At first thought, I was waiting for Drew to pass to one of the kids. Then I thought he might sling that sucker through the White House window hopefully getting Obama in back of the head.Then Obama pops up in the scene...
  • Well-known attorney, quarterback's mother dies in Colorado

    08/09/2009 12:58:36 PM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 26 replies · 2,295+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 8-9-09 | Kevin Robbins and Joshunda Sanders
    Mina Brees, a prominent Austin attorney and former president of the Austin Bar Association who was recently subpoenaed by the Texas attorney general's office, died Friday in Colorado, a family member said. She was 59. Marty Akins, Brees' brother who is also a lawyer and former University of Texas quarterback, said he was told Friday morning that Brees died in Colorado, where she was visiting her son Reid. Akins said he did not know the cause of her death. "It's my understanding that she was at her girlfriend's house," Akins said. "That's all I know. I just know that she...