Saints QB Drew Brees discusses agreement, retirement

Saints quarterback Drew Brees appeared on "Ellen" Tuesday, and the regular visitor of the show entered into agreement talk.If you recall, Brees signed an one-year extension in September, suggesting he's with the Saints through 2017. After that, he'll become a free agent, however right now he's simply focused on the next year and will deal with whatever else when he gets there.

"I'm playing year to year and developing a sense of seriousness each year because I desire to come here with the Vince Lombardi Trophy once again. I desire to make that dedication to you. I desire to come back here with that Vince Lombardi Trophy just like we did nearly nine years earlier," Brees informed Ellen Degeneres.The 38-year-old QB continued with his contract talk and even spoke briefly about retirement, which he sees as a ways away."I do not plan on going anywhere for a while, but I do likewise desire to value each and every year, and it doesn't actually matter what my contract appears like to me, whether it's long-term or short-term, because to me, I have to show myself each and every year, show that I'm the guy to quarterback that team and to lead that group and to help us win a championship. "Ultimately, I simply wish to head out on my terms, and when I do, it's simply gon na be to enter the next chapter of my life, which is going to be all about my household and training my kids. I get to be full-time father now."The Saints ended up 7-9 in 2016, missing out on the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons. Brees, however, had another successful year as he completed with 5,208 passing lawns(league high ), 70 percent conclusion percentage(second finest ), 37 passing touchdowns(third)and a 101.7 passer ranking (5th).