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Brees and the Saints have reportedly agreed to a two-year contract worth $50 million with $27 million guaranteed, according to Jane Slater of NFL Network, which will take him through his 41st birthday.
“I love my team and am excited about the opportunity we will have together,” Brees told Mike Triplett of ESPN.com after Slater’s report.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the contract will be a one-year contract with a team option for the final season. It also includes a no-trade clause, per Schefter.
A return for 2018 seemed all but certain after the Saints went 11-5 in 2017 and came within a play of making the NFC Championship Game. Brees to