The two sides have made it no secret this offseason that they want to continue their partnership. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported "significant progress" was made on a contract Monday, and a deal could be done as soon as Tuesday.
Brees has been with New Orleans since 2006, making 10 Pro Bowls (11 overall) and winning a Super Bowl in 12 fantastic seasons.
In 2017, he completed 72.0 percent of his passes while throwing for 4,334 yards and 23 touchdowns. An improved running game and defense took some of the pressure off the quarterback's shoulders (and arm), resulting in a trip to the NFC divisional round. If not for one of the most unbelievable endings in NFL history, perhaps a Super Bowl appearance would have been in the cards.
There is interest in the 39-year-old, as NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday the Minnesota Vikings reached out. Of course, other teams would likely make a run at the future Hall of Famer if a deal with New Orleans somehow can't be reached.