Drew Brees: The QB’s Life After the NFL Could Include a Move To Politics

February 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is looking ahead to life after football, and it doesn’t include a move to the press box.
It involves a move to politics.
"Definitely, politics fascinates me. I find it very interesting,” Brees said, according to Reuters. “I guess, when you look at all the issues and certainly in the current economic times, at times you hate to see both parties going at each other like they do.
"You feel at times, 'Man this is counter-productive. Why can't we just stick to the issues? Why can't we just work to resolve some of the problems that our country has and the rest of the global economy has and (focus on) ways that we can help?'”
Brees’ success on the gridiron is well-documented, from being Super Bowl champion to a perennial Pro Bowler, but his community involvement in New Orleans’ resurgence after Hurricane Katrina is perhaps unparalleled.
His humanitarian efforts in New Orleans earned him the ...

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