“We were chatting and he’s like, ‘Hey, who are we gonna draft?’ I said, ‘Hey, bro, listen, you need to prepare yourself, we’re probably taking a quarterback.’ And Albert, when I tell you, and I’ve had to say some hard things to people before … But when I tell you the serious look, how his eyes went from a real fun, jovial conversation, his eyes kind of just locked in.
“And he looked at me and said, ‘That would be the worst f—ing mistake this organization could ever make. And I’m like, ‘Hey, man, don’t shoot the messenger.’ He goes, ‘Worst mistake ever.’ And he walked off.”
Since Brees joined the Saints, all he’s done is lead the franchise to a Super Bowl, been named the Super Bowl XLIV MVP, and have 12 Pro Bowl appearances. Brees is now the all-time passing touchdowns leader (544) after he broke Tom Brady’s record in Week 15 against the Indianapolis Colts. He will be in the hall of fame one day.
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