Saints dealing with major jump in Drew Brees’ cap number

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Wednesday was the third day of the waiver period. For many players, that resulted in significant base salaries becoming fully guaranteed. In New Orleans, that happened with quarterback Drew Brees, who enters the fourth season of a five-year deal. Via Mike Tripplett of ESPN.com, the quarterback’s base salary of $18.75 million has become fully guaranteed. …

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