After 20 years in the NFL, Drew Brees is retiring from the NFL. He had a little help with his announcement, too.

The New Orleans Saints quarterback had some help from his children to make this historic announcement. They recorded a video to break the news which he posted to Instagram. After 15 years with the Saints and 20 years in the pro football game put together, Drew Brees is now retired.

The famous QB also included a caption to explain this decision in his own words.

After 20 years as a player in the NFL and 15 years as a Saint, it is time I retire from the game of football. Each day, I poured my heart & soul into being your Quarterback. Til the very end, I exhausted myself to give everything I had to the Saints organization, my team, and the great city of New Orleans. We shared some amazing moments together, many of which are emblazoned in our hearts and minds and will forever be a part of us. You have molded me, strengthened me, inspired me, and given me a lifetime of memories. My goal for the last 15 years was striving to give to you everything you had given to me and more.


I am only retiring from playing football, I am not retiring from New Orleans. This is not goodbye, rather a new beginning. Now my real life‘s work begins!

This marks the end of a long and successful career in the game of football. Drew Brees’ fans might be a bit bummed about this, but they can also be happy knowing that he is making this decision with his family and future in mind.

You can check out the post below.

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