Embed This Drew Brees

Quarterback Age: 39 Exp: 17 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#32 overall), 2001 College: Purdue Agent(s): CAA Sports
  • Current Contract

    Drew Brees signed a 1 year, $24,250,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $30,000,000 signing bonus, $24,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,250,000. In 2018, Brees will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000 and a dead cap value of $18,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $24,250,000
    Signing Bonus $30,000,000
    Average Salary $24,250,000
    Total Guarantees $24,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $24,250,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 37 $1,000,000 $13,400,000 $250,000 $2,600,000 $17,250,000 $54,250,000 $31,250,000($31,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $54,250,0002016 Cap Savings: $-37,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $40,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-22,750,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $30,250,0002017 Dead Cap: $24,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-13,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $16,000,0002017 Dead Cap: $24,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $1,250,000
    2017 Contract details by year 38 $13,000,000 $6,000,000 - - $19,000,000 $37,000,000 $13,000,000($44,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $37,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-18,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $24,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $19,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $18,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $18,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $13,000,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 2018 yr, $0; $18,000,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 39 - $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $18,000,000 -($44,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $18,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $18,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002019 Dead Cap: $12,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002019 Dead Cap: $12,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $0
    2019 Contract details by year 40 - $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 - -($44,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: -2019 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: -2019 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: -2020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: -2020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 41 - $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 - -($44,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: -2020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: -2020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: -2021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: -2021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 42 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $44M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 salary + 2017 salary)
    • $24.25M in new guarantees ($19.75M guaranteed on the previous deal)
    • Voids 3/14/2018, kicking in $18M of dead cap
    • No trade clause
    • No franchise tag clause (after 2017)

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2016

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $100,000,000
    Signing Bonus $37,000,000
    Average Salary $20,000,000
    Guaranteed $40,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 33 $3,000,000 $7,400,000 - - $10,400,000 $40,000,000
    2013 34 $9,750,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 - $17,400,000 $29,600,000
    2014 35 $10,750,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 - $18,400,000 $22,225,000
    2015 36 $13,550,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 $2,600,000 $23,800,000 $33,800,000
    2016 37 $19,750,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 $2,600,000 $30,000,000 $20,850,000
    2017 Free agent year 38 UFA  
    • $40 million guaranteed
    • $20 million more guaranteed (injury only)
    • $22 million in incentive guarantees
    • 2015 salary fully guarantees on 2/4/2015
    • $10.85M of 2016 salary fully GTD on 2/10/2016
    • 2013-16 Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • 2015 restructure: $5.2M / 2 years
    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of Drew Brees contract information, plus gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today.

    Already Subscribed? Login Here

  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,845,000 - - - - - $2,165,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - - - - - $400,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $980,000 - - - - - - $980,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $1,560,000 - - - - - - $1,560,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $8,078,000 - - - - - - $8,078,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 $8,000,000 - $100,000 - $12,000,000 - $22,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - - $200,000 - - - $3,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $4,800,000 - - $200,000 - - - $5,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,487,500 - - $200,000 $5,001,000 $3,301,000 - $12,989,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,489,000 - - $200,000 - - - $6,689,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $7,393,500 - - $200,000 - - - $7,593,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $37,000,000 - - - - - $40,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $10,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $11,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $13,550,000 - - $250,000 $5,200,000 - $5,422 $19,005,422
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $30,000,000 - $250,000 - - - $31,250,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - - - - - $13,000,000
    17 seasons $90,258,000 $76,845,000 - $2,100,000 $10,201,000 $15,301,000 $5,422 $194,710,422
    $90,258,000 $76,845,000 - $2,100,000 $10,201,000 $15,301,000 $5,422 $194,710,422
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Drew Brees ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    New Orleans Saints: #
    Quarterback: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Quarterback: #

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Quarterback: #
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum AAV
    C.Keenum, LA
    Similarity Score: 94.3%
    16 15 14 1016 0.909 481 325 67.6 3547 10.9 22 7 98.3 40 160 1 1 $450,000
    T.Brady, NE
    Similarity Score: 89.24%
    16 16 16 1118 0.98 581 385 66.3 4577 11.9 32 8 102.75 25 28 0 7 $7,536,250
    M.Stafford, DET
    Similarity Score: 86.63%
    16 16 16 1035 0.991 565 371 65.7 4446 12 29 10 99.33 29 98 0 11 $27,000,000
    A.Smith, KC
    Similarity Score: 86.36%
    16 15 15 966 0.935 505 341 67.5 4042 11.9 26 5 104.74 60 355 1 2 $3,250,000
    P.Rivers, LAC
    Similarity Score: 85.68%
    16 16 16 1028 0.966 575 360 62.6 4515 12.5 28 10 95.96 18 -2 0 8 $15,300,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 16 16 16 1034 0.995 536 386 72 4334 11.2 23 8 103.87 33 12 2 5 262.56
    2016 16 16 16 1151 1.000 673 471 70 5208 11.1 37 15 101.69 23 20 2 5 332.32
    2015 15 15 15 1089 0.938 627 428 68.3 4870 11.4 32 11 101.03 24 14 1 5 304.2
    2014 16 16 16 1140 1.000 659 456 69.2 4952 10.9 33 17 97 27 68 1 7 302.98
    2013 16 16 16 1111 0.986 650 446 68.6 5162 11.6 39 12 104.66 35 52 3 6 357.68
    2012 16 16 16 1094 0.988 670 422 63 5177 12.3 43 19 96.34 15 5 1 5 345.58
    2011 16 16 16 657 468 71.2 5476 11.7 46 14 110.63 21 86 1 1 391.64
    2010 16 16 16 658 448 68.1 4620 10.3 33 22 90.86 18 -3 0 9 269.2
    2009 15 15 15 514 363 70.6 4388 12.1 34 11 109.64 22 33 2 10 292.42
    2008 16 16 16 635 413 65 5069 12.3 34 17 96.24 22 -1 0 6 302.66
    2007 16 16 16 652 440 67.5 4423 10.1 28 18 89.4 23 52 1 9 257.12
    2006 16 16 16 554 356 64.3 4418 12.4 26 11 96.23 42 32 0 8 259.92
    2003 16 11 11 356 205 57.6 2108 10.3 11 15 67.49 21 84 0 5 110.82