'This is not goodbye, rather a new beginning'
Drew Brees retires after 20 NFL seasons: 'This is not goodbye, rather a new beginning'
The 42-year-old QB steps down with a future Hall of Fame induction surely on the horizon.
Drew Brees has called it a career after 20 seasons in the NFL, the last 15 of which he spent with the New Orleans Saints. A 13-time Pro Bowler, one-time Super Bowl champion and perennial record-holder, the 42-year-old quarterback announced on Sunday that he has played his down down of competitive football. Brees announced his retirement on the 15th anniversary of his signing with the Saints.