Home Sports Redskin Tom Brady to the New Orleans Saints? It nearly happened SportsRedskin Tom Brady to the New Orleans Saints? It nearly happened September 13, 2020 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp It’s true — and utterly fascinating: Tom Brady nearly became a New Orleans Saint earlier this year. If Drew Brees had retired — and he almost did in January — then Brady would have picked the Saints as his destination in free agency, a source said. The Saints were Brady’s preferred landing spot if Brees had moved on and the interest was reciprocal from the Saints, the source said. Multiple news outlets, including ESPN and the NFL Network, reported the near-turn of events on Sunday morning, leading into the big Week 1 matchup between the Buccaneers and Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Brady-Saints marriage made sense on many levels. The Saints’ high-powered offense and recent run of success appealed to Brady, who won six Super Bowls with the Patriots during his 20-year career there. New Orleans was geographically close to the East Coast, where Brady preferred to live for personal reasons. And Brady and Saints coach… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Kyle Pitts gleams brightest in Gators’ shiny offense In a lost Red Sox season, NESN’s Eck, Remy and O’Brien gave fans reason to watch Lowetide: Oilers’ defence prospects are pushing and changes are coming [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – The all-22 film from Arizona: 27 plays focusing on Troy Apke and the Washington secondary Why sports leagues get bigger TV deals even as viewership drops [NFL: Washington Redskins] – 3 Keys For Washington Entering Its Week 3 Matchup Vs. The Browns [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Washington Football Team Elevates LB Jared Norris And G Joshua Garnett From The Practice Squad [The Washington Times] – Washington hopes for big things from new-look backfield [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Washington Football Team: Week 3 reality checks, predictions vs. Browns Vikings Week 3 preview: Can they avoid an 0-3 start as the Titans come to town? Tafur: The undefeated Raiders need their defense to start pulling its weight How does the Twins’ starting pitching stack up to past playoff rotations? LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.