Drew Brees will most likely becomes a free agent. San Diego Chargers general manager AJ Smith stated that the Chargers and Brees's agent failed to reach a long-term deal. Smith also noted that the Chargers will not use the franchise tag on the injured QB. Time still remains for the two sides to reach an agreement. Brees officially becomes a free agent on March 3, 2006.
If the Chargers fail to sign Brees, they will likely look to Philip Rivers as their starter next season.
Brees 2003-2005 Stats
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