Drew Brees
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 2 (#32 overall), 2001
Experience: 19 Years
College: Purdue
Contract: 2 yr(s)
$50,000,000
Signing Bonus $23,000,000 AAV$25,000,000 G'teed:$25,000,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2020 Contract details by year 41 $2,000,000 $16,250,000 - $5,400,000 $23,650,000 $46,300,000
2021 Contract details by year 42 $25,000,000 $5,750,000 - $5,400,000 $36,150,000 $22,650,000
2022 Contract details by year 43 - $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 $11,500,000
2023 Contract details by year 44 - $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • Fully Guaranteed
  • 2020 Roster Bonus: $23M (paid 3/23/2020, fully guaranteed, treated as signing bnus)
  • 2022-2023 are void years ($11.5M dead cap), void the last day of the 2021 league year
  • No Trade Clause
  • No Tag Clause
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus 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 - $22,000,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - - $3,000,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $4,800,000 - - $5,000,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,487,500 - - $12,989,500
2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,489,000 - - $6,689,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $7,393,500 - - $7,593,500
2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $37,000,000 - $40,000,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - - $10,000,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,750,000 - - $11,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $13,550,000 - - $19,005,422
2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $30,000,000 - $31,250,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 $13,500,000 $3,300,000 $27,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,800,000 - - $23,000,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $23,000,000 - $25,000,000
20 seasons $109,258,000 $113,345,000 $47,107,422 $269,710,422

Cap Hit

#8
Quarterback
#1
New Orleans Saints
#13
NFL

AAV

#10
Quarterback
#16
NFL

Cash

#10
Quarterback
#16
NFL
  • Mar 17 2020

    Signed a 2 year $50 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)

  • Mar 14 2019

    Converted $4.25M of salary & an $11.95M roster bonus into signing bonus, clearing $10.8M of cap

  • Mar 13 2018

    Signed a 2 year $50 million contract with New Orleans (NO)

  • Sep 7 2016

    Signed a 1 year $24.25 million extension with New Orleans (NO)

  • Sep 30 2015

    Converted $5.2 million of his 2015 salary into bonus, creating $2.6M in cap space for New Orleans (NO)

  • 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)