Drew Brees announced his retirement with social media posts today, on the 15th anniversary of the day he originally signed with the New Orleans Saints in 2006 free agency. Brees retires as the NFL’s all-time leader in passing yards, second in passing touchdowns and completion rate. In Football Outsiders’ stats, Brees finishes with 11 different years ranked in the top 4 of passing DYAR, including No. 1 in 2008 and 2011. He had an additional five seasons ranked in the top 8 of passing DYAR. His only years with less than 1,000 passing DYAR were 2001-2003, 2005, and 2020.