Drew Brees

Drafted:Round 2 (#32 overall), 2001
College:Purdue

Current Salary Information

Drew Brees signed a 5 year / $100 million contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $37,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $20,000,000.

Contract: 5 yr(s) / $100,000,000 Signing Bonus $37,000,000 Average Salary $20,000,000 Guaranteed: $40,000,000 Free Agent: 2017 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Dead
2012 3,000,000 7,400,000 - - - - - 10,400,000 40,000,000
2013 9,750,000 7,400,000 - - 250,000 - - 17,400,000 29,600,000
2014 10,750,000 7,400,000 - - 250,000 - - 18,400,000 22,225,000
2015 18,750,000 7,400,000 - - 250,000 - - 26,400,000 14,800,000
2016 19,750,000 7,400,000 - - 250,000 - - 27,400,000 7,400,000
2017 UFA
  • $40 million guaranteed
  • $20 million more guaranteed (injury only)
  • $22 million in incentive guarantees
  • 2015: more than half of the $19 million base becomes fully guaranteed
  • 2016: more than half of the $20 million base becomes fully guaranteed
  • 2013-16 Wokout Bonus: $250,000
Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OvertheCap.

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Transactions

Jul 13 2012
Signed a 5 year $100 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
Mar 3 2012
Offered a 1 year $16.371 million exclusive franchise tag with New Orleans (NO)
Mar 14 2006
Signed a 6 year $60 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
Mar 4 2005
Signed a 1 year $8.078 million franchise tag with San Diego (SD)
Aug 7 2001
Signed a 4 year $3.6 million contract with San Diego (SD)
Apr 21 2001
Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 2 (#32 overall)