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Old 01-08-2010, 10:51 PM   #11
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

How many chances does either Drew Brees or the Saints for a Super Bowl appearance over their lifetimes? Two years in the wilderness doesn't seem like enough time to ponder the difference between the total commitment of a winner and someone who's along for the ride.

If it doesn't have to do with running, throwing catching, blocking or tackling, it shouldn't be on their plate until February 10. The "court of public opinion" rarely has sway over our appellate judicial system, so either Mr. Brees is selectively stupid or he's purposely being misled to care about something over which he has no power. Either way, if we lose, I'm blaming him. (unless our defense decides to imitate a pasta sieve)

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Old 01-08-2010, 10:56 PM   #12
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

I think drew is the last one we need to worry about when it comes to concentrating and putting in extra work.

as far as the interviews and commercials go, this team is small market and anything to bring attention to us or help the franchises appeal isnt a bad thing.
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

Originally Posted by WVSaint View Post
I think drew is the last one we need to worry about when it comes to concentrating and putting in extra work.

as far as the interviews and commercials go, this team is small market and anything to bring attention to us or help the franchises appeal isnt a bad thing.
I agree
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:38 AM   #14
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

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How many chances does either Drew Brees or the Saints for a Super Bowl appearance over their lifetimes? Two years in the wilderness doesn't seem like enough time to ponder the difference between the total commitment of a winner and someone who's along for the ride.

If it doesn't have to do with running, throwing catching, blocking or tackling, it shouldn't be on their plate until February 10. The "court of public opinion" rarely has sway over our appellate judicial system, so either Mr. Brees is selectively stupid or he's purposely being misled to care about something over which he has no power. Either way, if we lose, I'm blaming him. (unless our defense decides to imitate a pasta sieve)
Personally, if we lose I am going to blame you, because you have every bit as much of a material affect on the outcome of a game as does the penning of a short letter. It will be entirely upon your shoulders if our beloved Saints fail to advance. You will have single-handedly sabotaged the season and sent millions of Saints fans into deep state of depression. Yes, you, Xan, will be the one to blame.

(unless our defense decides to imitate a pasta sieve)

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Old 01-09-2010, 02:11 PM   #15
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

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I'm sorry, but I see no problem with this at all. Drew Brees is an intelligent, articulate individual who is quite capable of sitting down and writing a short letter without it affecting his whole mindset. Relax. .....
Besides, he is not a robot. If that is what is on his mind, then clear it out. And he has done that in a very reasonable letter IMO. Now he can concentrate more on the matter at hand.

BTW, did you notice the 80 yard TD pass in the letter. Premonition or what?
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

I do have to admit I have had similar thoughts as it seems like every time you turn around you hear of players out doing autograph signings, radio/TV interviews, speaking to "at risk" students, helping the poor, etc.

However, I don't see a problem with this. In fact, it would not surprise me in the least to learn that the letter was actually ghost written by someone else. It's not that I don't think that Drew is capable, but it would make sense for him work with someone on this -- perhaps someone who works on his agent's staff.

Ghostwriting happens all the time. In fact, I have someone else draft most of my posts on here.
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Old 01-09-2010, 04:30 PM   #17
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

There have been plenty of cases where teams have won championships and not been focusing or obsessing about their game 24/7 beforehand. I seriously doubt Roethlisberger spent every single moment before the superbowl last year or before the first one he won. Drew doing thi is no different than a player taking time to play xbox, walk the dog, play with the kids, or take a crap. The idea that this takes away from his focus on the Saint's first playoff game is laughable.
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Old 01-09-2010, 05:02 PM   #18
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I think he can do whatever he wants given the time until our next game
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:23 PM   #19
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Re: Where is your mind, Drew Brees?

Its like studying for a test to me. You spend a couple of hours a day, reading the material, and
go over it again the day before. With basically three weeks to rest, that's a lot of study time.
You don't want to lose sleep cramming urself until the game. Then all u will do is second guess
yourself the entire game, and make mistakes.

As long as these guys don't get arrested, I don't really care what they do between now and the game.
Be ready to knock some heads next sunday though. Drew is a warrior/poet. He'll be fine.

Also, we don't even know who we are playing yet. Kind of hard to prepare for that right?

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The coach gave him time off to get himself ready. Purge the bad keep the good.
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