• Drew Brees makes a second apology for kneeling remarks

    Drew Brees makes a second apology for kneeling remarks

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees — who apologized on social media in a statement Thursday for his national anthem comments in the wake of George Floyd’s death — expressed his sorrow verbally in an Instagram post later in the day. “I know there’s not much that I could say that would make things any …
  • Jamal Adams to Drew Brees, Jake Fromm: ‘Save the bulls–t ass apologies’

    Jamal Adams to Drew Brees, Jake Fromm: ‘Save the bulls–t ass apologies’

    Jamal Adams doesn’t want to hear excuses or apologies. Not from Drew Brees, Jake Fromm or anyone else making racially insensitive remarks. The Jets’ All-Pro safety spoke out on Twitter, by quote-tweeting Fromm’s apology and writing: “You and Drew aren’t really sorry. Save the bulls–t ass apologies. The truth just came out, and you two …
  • Drew Brees has a long way to go to recover from this

    Drew Brees has a long way to go to recover from this

    Human nature is a powerful, if unstoppable, force. Just look at the way people have collectively fought back against the coronavirus pandemic for the past three months … and at the way people have reacted so passionately to the disgusting injustice that ended George Floyd’s life on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. That’s why, despite all …
  • Drew Brees apologizes for kneeling controversy: I’m not the ‘enemy’

    Drew Brees apologizes for kneeling controversy: I’m not the ‘enemy’

    Drew Brees does not believe he is the “enemy.” The Saints quarterback apologized for his comments on Wednesday, when he told Yahoo Finance that he would never support players who kneeled during the national anthem. The comments were quickly rebuked by Brees’ teammates, others in the NFL, athletes like LeBron James and some New Orleans …
  • Trail Blazers’ CJ McCollum: ‘We need more Aaron Rodgers and less Drew Brees’

    Trail Blazers’ CJ McCollum: ‘We need more Aaron Rodgers and less Drew Brees’

    Portland Trail Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum was the latest professional athlete to rip New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for national anthem comments the quarterback made on Wednesday in the wake of the death of George Floyd. But it came with a twist: Praise for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. “We need more …
  • Malcolm Jenkins rips Drew Brees’ comments in two emotional social media posts

    Malcolm Jenkins rips Drew Brees’ comments in two emotional social media posts

    New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins ripped Drew Brees’ national anthem comments in an interview about George Floyd’s death in two emotional social media posts on Wednesday. In the first video post, which Jenkins later deleted, he said Brees has not “stepped up to the plate” on social issues and that his criticism of certain …
  • Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke angers Saints star Michael Thomas

    Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke angers Saints star Michael Thomas

    When asked about the possibility of his fellow NFL players taking a knee in protest of police brutality during the 2020 season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he “will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country.” In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Brees discussed how he …
  • Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke angers Saints star Michael Thomas

    Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke angers Saints star Michael Thomas

    When asked about the possibility of his fellow NFL players taking a knee in protest of police brutality during the 2020 season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he “will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country.” In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Brees discussed how he …
  • Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke angers Saints star Michael Thomas

    Drew Brees’ kneeling rebuke angers Saints star Michael Thomas

    When asked about the possibility of his fellow NFL players taking a knee in protest of police brutality during the 2020 season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he “will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country.” In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Brees discussed how he …
  • LeBron James leads the Drew Brees backlash after kneeling controversy erupts

    LeBron James leads the Drew Brees backlash after kneeling controversy erupts

    Drew Brees struck a nerve with his comments about how kneeling during the national anthem is “disrespecting the flag.” Following the release of his interview with Yahoo Sports Wednesday, the longtime Saints quarterback was met with significant backlash for his response to a question about the possibility of NFL players kneeling — as Colin Kaepernick …