Drew Brees says he’s not ready to decide on retirement
Drew Brees and his wife stood alone on the edge of the Superdome, watching their children play together on the rough lawn. They stayed in the building for nearly an hour after the New Orleans Saints were eliminated from the playoffs by division rivals Tampa Bay Buccaneers, absorbing every sight and sound of the moment.
When asked if he could confirm reports that he now plans to retire with the 2020 season behind him, all Brees could offer on a post-game conference call was a delay.
"I'll give myself the opportunity to think about the season, just like last season, and make a decision," Brees replied. When asked what would go into that decision, Brees said, "I'll keep this to myself for now."
Saints coach Sean Payton has also been asked to confirm that Brees may be able to retire, but said the issue should be dealt with at another press conference.
For weeks reports swirled around that this would be the end of the road for Brees in New Orleans, but Fox Sports insider Jay Glazer was the first to say so directly. And that carries some weight considering that Glazer and Payton are known to be friendly, with the head coach being his primary responsibility for organizing.
So we'll see how things work out. But the writing on the wall suggests that Brees will soon be entering the next chapter of his life, as will the Saints.
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