Drew Brees Says Son Was Rooting for Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. vs. Saints

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistNovember 2, 2015

It would probably surprise many that the Brees household was a bit torn during the Week 8 shootout between the New York Giants and the New Orleans Saints. After all, Drew Brees is the quarterback of the Saints.

Nonetheless, there was a Giants supporter among Brees' family.

Brees went on The Dan Patrick Show on Monday and revealed that his oldest son, Baylen, was rooting for the Giants' Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. Why? Baylen goes to the same school that both Manning and Beckham went to as kids.

Sorry, Dad. You should've gone to Isidore Newman School.

It turned out to be quite a show for Baylen. His dad tied an NFL single-game record with seven touchdown passes in a 52-49 victory. Not only that, but the Manning-Beckham connection was unstoppable, as Beckham went off for 130 yards and three touchdowns on eight catches.

Now, young Baylen wants a Beckham jersey. That will be an interesting decision for the Brees family to make.

Obviously, Baylen would never actually root against his father. After all, they've been through a lot together:

Eric Gay/Associated Press

Paul Sancya/Associated Press

[Dan Patrick, h/t CBS Sports]

Related

    Kraft Apologizes in 1st Statement Since Charges

    NFL logo
    NFL

    Kraft Apologizes in 1st Statement Since Charges

    Mike Chiari
    via Bleacher Report

    Sources: Julio Talks Nearing $100M

    Only Larry Fitz makes more as a WR

    NFL logo
    NFL

    Sources: Julio Talks Nearing $100M

    Only Larry Fitz makes more as a WR

    Mike Freeman
    via Bleacher Report

    Cam Gives Up Sex for a Month

    NFL logo
    NFL

    Cam Gives Up Sex for a Month

    Mike Chiari
    via Bleacher Report

    Colts Are One of Free Agency's Biggest Winners

    Chris Ballard has mastered the art of 'price vs. payoff' and has the Colts positioned to be legit Super Bowl contenders

    NFL logo
    NFL

    Colts Are One of Free Agency's Biggest Winners

    Chris Ballard has mastered the art of 'price vs. payoff' and has the Colts positioned to be legit Super Bowl contenders

    Gary Davenport
    via Bleacher Report