Brees wants another Super Bowl before retirement


New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees believes he has another run to the Super Bowl in him before retirement.

Brees signed a one-year extension in September, meaning he is tied to the Saints next year. 

Though free agency could loom at the end of that deal, Brees is more concerned with making all the way to the big show once again.

"I'm playing year to year and creating a sense of urgency each year because I want to come here with the Vince Lombardi Trophy again. I want to make that commitment to you," Brees said on Ellen. 

"I want to come back here with that Vince Lombardi Trophy just like we did almost nine years ago.

"I don't plan on going anywhere for a while, but I do also want to value each and every year, and it doesn't really matter what my contract looks like to me, whether it's long-term or short-term, because to me, I have to prove myself each and every year, prove that I'm the guy to quarterback that team and to lead that team and to help us win a championship.

"Eventually, I just want to go out on my terms, and when I do, it's just going to be to step into the next chapter of my life, which is going to be all about my family and coaching my kids. I get to be full-time dad now."

The Saints finished 7-9 in 2016, missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons. 

Brees, however, had another successful year as he finished with 5,208 passing yards (league high), 70 percent completion percentage (second best), 37 passing touchdowns (third) and a 101.7 passer rating (fifth).