Drew Brees

Quarterback Age: 37 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#32 overall), 2001 College: Purdue Agent(s): CAA Sports
  • Current Contract

    Drew Brees signed a 5 year, $100,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $37,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,000,000. In 2016, Brees will earn a base salary of $19,750,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000. Brees has a cap hit of $30,000,000 while his dead money value is $10,000,000.

    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 Cap
    2012 Contract details by year 33 $3,000,000 $7,400,000 - - $10,400,000 $40,000,000
    2013 Contract details by year 34 $9,750,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 - $17,400,000 $29,600,000
    2014 Contract details by year 35 $10,750,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 - $18,400,000 $22,225,000
    2015 Contract details by year 36 $13,550,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 $2,600,000 $23,800,000 $33,800,000
    2016 Contract details by year 37 $19,750,000 $7,400,000 $250,000 $2,600,000 $30,000,000 $10,000,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $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
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports. Breakdown information ocassionally confirmed through OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2006-2011

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Guaranteed $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2006 27 $1,900,000 $1,600,000 $2,400,000 $100,000 - $6,000,000 -
    2007 28 $2,800,000 $1,600,000 $2,400,000 $200,000 - $7,000,000 -
    2008 29 $4,800,000 $1,600,000 $2,400,000 $200,000 - $9,000,000 -
    2009 30 $4,487,500 $1,600,000 $3,060,200 $200,000 $1,000,200 $10,347,900 -
    2010 31 $6,489,000 $1,600,000 $3,060,200 $200,000 $1,000,200 $12,349,400 -
    2011 32 $7,393,500 - $1,980,600 $200,000 $3,000,600 $12,574,700 -
    2012 33 $9,290,000 - $660,200 - $1,000,200 $10,950,400 -
    2013 34 $10,980,000 - $660,200 - $1,000,200 $12,640,400 -
    2012 35 UFA  
    • $20 million guaranteed
    • 2006 Option Bonus: $12 million
    • 2006 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2007-11 Workout Bonus: $200,000
    • 2009 Restructure Bonus: $5.001 million
    • 2009 Option Bonus: $3.301 million
    • 2011 Option Bonus: $2.4065 million
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  • 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 - - $19,000,000
    15 seasons $76,258,000 $46,845,000 - $1,850,000 $10,201,000 $15,301,000 - $150,455,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $19,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $20,000,000
    $96,008,000 $46,845,000 - $2,100,000 $10,201,000 $15,301,000 - $170,455,000
  • 2016 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking Drew Brees's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

    Trending Down

    • Week 17 Rating: 17.46
    • AAV: $20,000,000
    • Free Agent: 2017

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 304.2
    • Points/Game: 20.28
    • Points/Snap: 0.28


    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2015 15 15 1089 627 428 68.3 4870 11.4 32 11 24 14 1 5 304.2
    2014 16 16 1140 659 456 69.2 4952 10.9 33 17 27 68 1 7 302.98
    2013 16 16 1111 650 446 68.6 5162 11.6 39 12 35 52 3 6 357.68
    2012 16 16 1094 670 422 63 5177 12.3 43 19 15 5 1 5 345.58
    2011 16 16 0 657 468 71.2 5476 11.7 46 14 21 86 1 1 391.64
    2010 16 16 0 658 448 68.1 4620 10.3 33 22 18 -3 0 9 269.2
    2009 15 15 0 514 363 70.6 4388 12.1 34 11 22 33 2 10 292.42
    2008 16 16 0 635 413 65 5069 12.3 34 17 22 -1 0 6 302.66
    2007 16 16 0 652 440 67.5 4423 10.1 28 18 23 52 1 9 257.12
    2006 16 16 0 554 356 64.3 4418 12.4 26 11 42 32 0 8 259.92
    2003 11 11 0 356 205 57.6 2108 10.3 11 15 21 84 0 5 110.82
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $63,851,119
    • Avg. Salary: $21,283,706
    • NFL Rank: 3

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $20,000,000
    • NFL Rank: 9

    Comparable Players

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Carson Palmer 3 $49,500,000 $16,500,000 34
    Peyton Manning 5 $96,000,000 $19,200,000 35
    Tom Brady 3 $27,000,000 $9,000,000 35
    Eli Manning 4 $84,000,000 $21,000,000 34
    Averages 3.8 $64,125,000 $17,100,000 34.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Brees's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $55,309,091 $18,436,364


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Brees statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

    Player PASS RTG Pass TD INT PASS ATT COMP % Pass YD
    Carson Palmer 2013-2014, ARI 89.74 1.59 1.14 36.18 63.19 268.18
    Peyton Manning 2010-2011, DEN 45.9 2.06 1.06 42.5 66.18 293.75
    Tom Brady 2013-2014, NE 92.31 1.81 0.63 37.84 62.26 264.13
    Eli Manning 2013-2014, NYG 80.76 1.5 1.28 36 60.42 257.13
    Averages 77.18 1.74 1.03 38.13 63.01 270.80
    Drew Brees 2014-2015 99.01 2.1 0.9 41.48 68.74 316.84
    % Change 28.28% 20.69% 12.62% 8.79% 9.09% 17.00%
    Median Prime % Change 14.81%
    Average Prime % Change 16.08%


    Drew Brees's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    3 years, $63,851,119 21,283,706