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Drew Brees says his flag comments ‘completely missed the mark’

Drew Brees says his flag comments ‘completely missed the mark’

In lengthy apology posted on Instagram Thursday morning, Brees said he stands with the black community and wants to be a leader for change. Read full article: Drew Brees says his flag comments ‘compl...→

Drew Brees says his flag comments ‘completely missed the mark’

Drew Brees says his flag comments ‘completely missed the mark’

In lengthy apology posted on Instagram Thursday morning, Brees said he stands with the black community and wants to be a leader for change. Read full article: Drew Brees says his flag comments ‘compl...→

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They Are 'Disgusted' By Trump's Comments On Protests

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They Are 'Disgusted' By Trump's Comments On Protests

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan say they are "disgusted" by President Donald Trump's remarks on the nationwide protests against racial injustice. Read full article: Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

New York Jets safety Jamal Adams isn’t ready to move on from Drew Brees and Jake Fromm’s apology, calling out the sincerity of their words on Twitter Thursday. [...] Read full article: Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Bree...→

Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Allows More People To Stay Silent

Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Allows More People To Stay Silent

Devin McCourty explained how Drew Brees' commentary can lead to more people remaining silent on the matter instead of standing up for people who would benefit [...] Read full article: Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Al...→

Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticizing Anthem Protests

Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticizing Anthem Protests

Drew Brees apologized for saying that he viewed NFL anthem protests as disrespectful to the flag less than 24 hours after saying it, the first Read full article: Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticiz...→

Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew Brees the only kind of kneeling he should be bothered by

Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew Brees the only kind of kneeling he should be bothered by

The New Orleans Saints QB has been widely criticized for suggesting he'd never agree with players kneeling during the national anthem. Read full article: Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew...→

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 [...] Read full article: Drew Brees makes a second apology for kn...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

President Donald Trump on Friday criticized New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees after he apologized for defending the American flag. Read full article: ‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed Afte...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham for defending Drew Brees

LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham for defending Drew Brees

Lebron James is continuing his full-court press on Drew Brees by shifting his ire to Fox News host Laura Ingraham after she defended the Saints quarterback, sa [...] Read full article: LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham fo...→

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 sa [...] Read full article: Jamal Adams to Drew Brees, Jake Fromm: ‘...→

Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bullies' criticizing Drew Brees as 'cowards and Marxists'

Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bullies' criticizing Drew Brees as 'cowards and Marxists'

Former NFL safety Burgess Owens told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that those demanding New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologize for saying he w [...] Read full article: Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bull...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying 'We Must Stop Talking About the Flag'

Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying 'We Must Stop Talking About the Flag'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wrote an Instagram note rejecting support from President Donald Trump who said the football player should not have ta [...] Read full article: Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Defense of Drew Brees: 'F-N Tired of This Treatment'

While Drew Brees was facing an avalanche of criticism for saying that NFL anthem protests were a sign of "disrespect" for the flag, Fox News Read full article: LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Def...→

Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How Sorry I Am'

Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How Sorry I Am'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has issued a second apology for comments he made about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest pol [...] Read full article: Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How ...→

Jake Fromm and Drew Brees

Jake Fromm and Drew Brees "Aren't really sorry," says New York Jets' Jamal Adams

Fromm said in a text "only elite white people" should be able to purchase guns, while Brees said he did not approve of players protesting during the national a [...] Read full article: Jake Fromm and Drew Brees "Aren't really...→

WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I Don't Agree...But Let's Talk About This'

WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I Don't Agree...But Let's Talk About This'

NFL legend Tony Dungy is not onboard with the withering attacks on Saints QB Drew Brees. Dungy may not agree with Brees, but he does not want Read full article: WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I...→

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They Are 'Disgusted' By Trump's Comments On Protests

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They Are 'Disgusted' By Trump's Comments On Protests

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan say they are "disgusted" by President Donald Trump's remarks on the nationwide protests against racial injustice. Read full article: Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying 'We Must Stop Talking About the Flag'

Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying 'We Must Stop Talking About the Flag'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wrote an Instagram note rejecting support from President Donald Trump who said the football player should not have ta [...] Read full article: Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

President Donald Trump on Friday criticized New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees after he apologized for defending the American flag. Read full article: ‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed Afte...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

New York Jets safety Jamal Adams isn’t ready to move on from Drew Brees and Jake Fromm’s apology, calling out the sincerity of their words on Twitter Thursday. [...] Read full article: Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Bree...→

Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How Sorry I Am'

Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How Sorry I Am'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has issued a second apology for comments he made about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest pol [...] Read full article: Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How ...→

LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham for defending Drew Brees

LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham for defending Drew Brees

Lebron James is continuing his full-court press on Drew Brees by shifting his ire to Fox News host Laura Ingraham after she defended the Saints quarterback, sa [...] Read full article: LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham fo...→

Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticizing Anthem Protests

Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticizing Anthem Protests

Drew Brees apologized for saying that he viewed NFL anthem protests as disrespectful to the flag less than 24 hours after saying it, the first Read full article: Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticiz...→

Jake Fromm and Drew Brees

Jake Fromm and Drew Brees "Aren't really sorry," says New York Jets' Jamal Adams

Fromm said in a text "only elite white people" should be able to purchase guns, while Brees said he did not approve of players protesting during the national a [...] Read full article: Jake Fromm and Drew Brees "Aren't really...→

Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bullies' criticizing Drew Brees as 'cowards and Marxists'

Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bullies' criticizing Drew Brees as 'cowards and Marxists'

Former NFL safety Burgess Owens told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that those demanding New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologize for saying he w [...] Read full article: Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bull...→

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 [...] Read full article: Drew Brees makes a second apology for kn...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Defense of Drew Brees: 'F-N Tired of This Treatment'

While Drew Brees was facing an avalanche of criticism for saying that NFL anthem protests were a sign of "disrespect" for the flag, Fox News Read full article: LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Def...→

Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Allows More People To Stay Silent

Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Allows More People To Stay Silent

Devin McCourty explained how Drew Brees' commentary can lead to more people remaining silent on the matter instead of standing up for people who would benefit [...] Read full article: Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Al...→

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 sa [...] Read full article: Jamal Adams to Drew Brees, Jake Fromm: ‘...→

Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew Brees the only kind of kneeling he should be bothered by

Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew Brees the only kind of kneeling he should be bothered by

The New Orleans Saints QB has been widely criticized for suggesting he'd never agree with players kneeling during the national anthem. Read full article: Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew...→

WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I Don't Agree...But Let's Talk About This'

WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I Don't Agree...But Let's Talk About This'

NFL legend Tony Dungy is not onboard with the withering attacks on Saints QB Drew Brees. Dungy may not agree with Brees, but he does not want Read full article: WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I...→

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They Are 'Disgusted' By Trump's Comments On Protests

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They Are 'Disgusted' By Trump's Comments On Protests

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan say they are "disgusted" by President Donald Trump's remarks on the nationwide protests against racial injustice. Read full article: Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Say They...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying 'We Must Stop Talking About the Flag'

Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying 'We Must Stop Talking About the Flag'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wrote an Instagram note rejecting support from President Donald Trump who said the football player should not have ta [...] Read full article: Brees Rejects Support From Trump, Saying...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed After Brees Apologizes for Defending Flag

President Donald Trump on Friday criticized New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees after he apologized for defending the American flag. Read full article: ‘NO KNEELING!’ – Trump Disappointed Afte...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Defense of Drew Brees: 'F-N Tired of This Treatment'

While Drew Brees was facing an avalanche of criticism for saying that NFL anthem protests were a sign of "disrespect" for the flag, Fox News Read full article: LeBron James Blasts Laura Ingraham's Def...→

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Brees, Jake Fromm apologies: 'Save the bulls--t'

New York Jets safety Jamal Adams isn’t ready to move on from Drew Brees and Jake Fromm’s apology, calling out the sincerity of their words on Twitter Thursday. [...] Read full article: Jets' Jamal Adams won't accept Drew Bree...→

Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How Sorry I Am'

Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How Sorry I Am'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has issued a second apology for comments he made about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest pol [...] Read full article: Drew Brees: I Just Want You to See 'How ...→

Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Allows More People To Stay Silent

Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Allows More People To Stay Silent

Devin McCourty explained how Drew Brees' commentary can lead to more people remaining silent on the matter instead of standing up for people who would benefit [...] Read full article: Devin McCourty: Drew Brees' Statement Al...→

LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham for defending Drew Brees

LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham for defending Drew Brees

Lebron James is continuing his full-court press on Drew Brees by shifting his ire to Fox News host Laura Ingraham after she defended the Saints quarterback, sa [...] Read full article: LeBron James calls out Laura Ingraham fo...→

Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticizing Anthem Protests

Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticizing Anthem Protests

Drew Brees apologized for saying that he viewed NFL anthem protests as disrespectful to the flag less than 24 hours after saying it, the first Read full article: Drew Brees Apologizes Again for Criticiz...→

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 sa [...] Read full article: Jamal Adams to Drew Brees, Jake Fromm: ‘...→

Jake Fromm and Drew Brees

Jake Fromm and Drew Brees "Aren't really sorry," says New York Jets' Jamal Adams

Fromm said in a text "only elite white people" should be able to purchase guns, while Brees said he did not approve of players protesting during the national a [...] Read full article: Jake Fromm and Drew Brees "Aren't really...→

Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew Brees the only kind of kneeling he should be bothered by

Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew Brees the only kind of kneeling he should be bothered by

The New Orleans Saints QB has been widely criticized for suggesting he'd never agree with players kneeling during the national anthem. Read full article: Martin Luther King's daughter tells Drew...→

Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bullies' criticizing Drew Brees as 'cowards and Marxists'

Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bullies' criticizing Drew Brees as 'cowards and Marxists'

Former NFL safety Burgess Owens told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that those demanding New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologize for saying he w [...] Read full article: Ex-NFL player Burgess Owens bashes 'bull...→

WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I Don't Agree...But Let's Talk About This'

WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I Don't Agree...But Let's Talk About This'

NFL legend Tony Dungy is not onboard with the withering attacks on Saints QB Drew Brees. Dungy may not agree with Brees, but he does not want Read full article: WATCH: Tony Dungy Defends Drew Brees: 'I...→

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 [...] Read full article: Drew Brees makes a second apology for kn...→