METAIRIE, La. - The mutual respect between the New Orleans Saints and former punter Thomas Morstead has never swayed, even as he signed to play for a bitter divisional rival.
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NEW ORLEANS - For Drew Brees, the Superdome’s sounds are the first thing that come to mind.
NEW ORLEANS - he New Orleans Saints will have a special guest in the Caesars Superdome for their Thursday night game on Thanksgiving against the Buffalo Bills — future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees.Brees, who retired this offseason after spending the past 15 seasons as New Orleans' quarterback, will be broadcasting the game in his new role for NBC alongside Mike Tirico and will be honored at halftime, the team announced in a news release Wednesday.In addition to the halftime presentation, there will be a commemorative "Thank You Drew" rally towel distributed for every fan in attendance."Drew Brees will always be considered one of the greatest Saints in the history of the organization" Saints owner Gayle Benson said in a statement. "While we look forward to one day welcoming Drew back as a Hall of Famer and a member of our Ring of Honor, Thanksgiving night is the perfect opportunity for us to say thank you to Drew and his family the right way — on the field and in front of 70,000 of the best fans in football. We were blessed to have Drew as a member of our team for 15 years. The record-breaking impact he had on the field is legendary, as is the impact he, Brittany and the Brees family continue to have on our community."Brees added in a statement: "My family and I are forever grateful for all the incredible moments we shared together with the city of New Orleans and Who Dat Nation. What an incredible moment it will be, back in the Dome with the greatest fans in the world."This will be the first time Brees has been to the Superdome since his final game in January against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The Saints' game against the Bills will kick off at 7:20 p.m. on Thanksgiving Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints' passing game was far from optimal during Monday's game against the Seattle Seahawks, often prompting a confused look from Drew Brees as he watched the game during the fourth quarter.
NEW ORLEANS - The fans brought the juice Sunday, just like you'd expect from 69,170 New Orleans Saints' diehards who had waited so long for this day.