Well wishes flood social media as Drew Brees announces retirement

Well wishes flood social media as Drew Brees announces retirement
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) throws a touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook, not pictured, under pressure from Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Jerry Tillery (99) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) (Source: Butch Dill)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The memories, well-wishes, and words of inspiration flooded social media Sunday afternoon as players from around the NFL reacted to the news that Drew Brees would be hanging up his cleats.

Former Saints WR Lance Moore posted to Twitter calling the QB a legend.

The legend, my brotha @drewbrees.....respect!!

Defensive End Cam Jordan also took to social media calling Brees “Greatest Q B 1 Ever to touch the statline!”

Tampa Bay Bucs QB Tom Brady congratulated Brees on an incredible career thanking him for his inspiration on and off the field.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees left, speaks with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady after an NFL divisional round playoff football game between the New Orleans Saints and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won 30-20. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees left, speaks with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady after an NFL divisional round playoff football game between the New Orleans Saints and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won 30-20. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) (Source: Butch Dill)

Even Saints NFC South rival the Atlanta Falcons didn’t miss an opportunity for a harmless jab.

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