Salute to a legend. That’s the message from dozens of Drew Brees’ teammates and peers across the league upon announcing his retirement, with New Orleans Saints standouts and NFL icons past and present each taking time to shout out No. 9. Everyone from Zach Strief to Russell Wilson chimed in. Here are the last reactions to Brees’ big news:
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) March 14, 2021
Congratulations on an unbelievable career @drewbrees!! Thank you for inspiring a kid from Austin to chase his dreams.
— Baker Mayfield (@bakermayfield) March 14, 2021
— T. Stead (@T_Armstead72) March 14, 2021
— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) March 14, 2021
I’m glad I have very little left to say…It was an honor. It was a privilege. I didn’t take it for granted, and I’m thankful for every minute I got to spend with him. Above all, @drewbrees is an All-pro person… honestly, that’s all that matters. Congrats buddy.
— Zach Strief (@ZachStrief) March 14, 2021
Sad day for the city New Orleans.
#9 will be missed ON and OFF the field.
— Jermon Bushrod (@j_bushrod7475) March 14, 2021
Congrats brotha!! And thank you for all that you have meant to so many, including me. Welcome to retirement. https://t.co/VzNwUTZNac
— Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) March 14, 2021
Dreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!! Greatest Q B 1 Ever to touch the statline!!!!!! Dreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!! #1 pic.twitter.com/4HIW2xGhK0
— cameron jordan (@camjordan94) March 14, 2021
— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) March 14, 2021
More Drew Brees appreciation from players: pic.twitter.com/1w5R0ybV9S
— John Hendrix (@JohnJHendrix) March 14, 2021