Drew Brees
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 2 (#32 overall), 2001
Experience: 18 Years
College: Purdue
Contract: 2 yr(s)
$50,000,000
Signing Bonus $13,500,000 AAV$25,000,000 G'teed:$27,000,000 Free Agent:2020 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2018 Contract details by year 39 $10,200,000 $10,500,000 $3,300,000 - - $24,000,000 $45,000,000
2019 Contract details by year 40 $6,800,000 $10,500,000 - - $5,400,000 $22,700,000 $21,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 41 - $10,500,000 - - $5,400,000 $15,900,000 $21,300,000
2021 Contract details by year 42 - - - - $5,400,000 $5,400,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • $27M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary + 2018 roster bonuses)
  • Full No Trade Clause
  • 2018 Roster Bonus (treated as signing): $13.5M
  • 2018 Roster Bonus: $3.3M (due 3/16/2018)
  • 2019 Roster Bonus: $11.95M (due 3/15/2018)
  • 2020 automatically voids 3/18/2020
  • Cannot be franchise tagged in 2020
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
19 seasons $107,258,000 $90,345,000 $47,107,422 $244,710,422

Cap Hit

#17
Quarterback
#2
New Orleans Saints
#46
NFL

AAV

#10
NFL

Cash

  • 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)