Sean Payton: Drew Brees’ work ethic, talent make him special at 39

In 2014, at the tender age of 35, Drew Brees first broached the idea of playing until he’s 45. Now 39, the Saints quarterback said earlier this year that he’s taking it one year at a time, honestly.

Father Time has not caught Brees or Tom Brady yet.

Buffalo is our formation. It’s three-by-one but it’s a ‘B’ word—Buffalo—so that’s a bunch, and there’s an ‘f’ in it so that means the f is at the point. Key left is the protection, which means it’s a six-man protection, they’re going to block six. … The offensive line blocked their tails off. In these situations, two-minute, these defensive ends … they know it’s a pass so they’re literally in a track stance and they’re just rushing as fast as it can. So it started there. They were incredible. … I had my guy Adam Thielen at X and he had a 7 route. The first part of that play call was 7, so he had a 7 route, which was a corner route. He had more than his share of defenders.

I’ve never been more proud of any individual in my life, lawyer Daniel Moskowitz said. I’m very excited for Randy and his daughter and the rest of the his family.

Gregory hasn’t played since the 2016 regular season finale. The former second-round pick has one sack in the 14 games he’s played in, but the Cowboys will take him, especially with David Irving suspended the first four games of the season for his own substance abuse violation.

The Lightning-ish Round: Who will lead the NFL in receptions this year? Is Davante Adams a true No. 1 receiver? Who will have more catches in K.C., Tyreek Hill or Sammy Watkins? Who’s the breakout receiver of 2018?

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