Tom Brady ribs Drew Brees in tribute video during Saints ceremony: ‘Never come back’

There is at least one person who is happy that Drew Brees withdrew from the NFL.

The former New Orleans Saints quarterback was honored at the break during the team’s Thanksgiving night game against the Buffalo Bills. He received a tribute video during the ceremony at Caesar’s Superdome, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers star was thankful that Brees did not play anymore.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees recognizes the crowd as he is honored during a ceremony during the break of an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills in New Orleans, Thursday, November 25, 2021.

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees recognizes the crowd as he is honored during a ceremony during the break of an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills in New Orleans, Thursday, November 25, 2021.
(AP Photo / Derick Hingle)

“Thank you, Drew … for retiring! Never come back,” Brady said in the message.

The video was greeted by a loud chorus of buh.

Brees was part of the NBC broadcast Thursday night when he called the Saints-Bills game with Mike Tirico. The Southern University band uttered “Brees # 9” on the pitch, and a montage of memorable moments from Brees’ career was played on the video board.

ALLEN THROWS TO 4 TDS AS BILLS BEAT HOBBLED SAINTS, 31-6

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees leads an audience cheering as he is honored during a ceremony during the break of an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills in New Orleans, Thursday, November 25, 2021.

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees leads an audience cheering as he is honored during a ceremony during the break of an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills in New Orleans, Thursday, November 25, 2021.
(AP Photo / Derick Hingle)

“We have experienced so many incredible moments in this field and in this city,” Brees said. “Thank you so much for loving us, thank you for embracing me and my family. We will always love you and we will always work to make you proud.”

Brees raised his fist as Saints fans shouted, “Who it, who it, who says they want to beat them holy!”

Brees played 20 seasons in the NFL between the Saints and San Diego Chargers. He retired after losing in the NFC Divisional Playoffs to the Brady and the Buccaneers to end his 2020 season. He was the NFL’s all-time leader in yards passing with 80,358. He also had 571 passes when he retired.

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees leads an audience cheering as he is honored during a ceremony during the break of an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills in New Orleans, Thursday, November 25, 2021.

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees leads an audience cheering as he is honored during a ceremony during the break of an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills in New Orleans, Thursday, November 25, 2021.
(AP Photo / Derick Hingle)

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Both brands were eclipsed by Brady.

The Bills beat the Saints 31-6 Thursday night.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Leave a Comment

Advertise