Adrian Peterson immediately noticed Drew Brees’ work ethic

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Few football players work harder than Adrian Peterson. During his short time with the Saints, Peterson found one who does.

“There’s one person that when you asked that question that stood out immediately,” Peterson recently told the Mad Hatta Morning Show in Houston, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune, regarding whether Peterson has seen anyone with a greater work ethic than him. “It was Drew Brees.”

Brees beat Peterson last year in a conditioning test, and Peterson still remembers it.

“Being up there in New Orleans just for that short period of time, and just seeing him, man, I’m talking about clockwork,” Peterson said. “You see this guy out on the field two hours before practice and he’s going through his fundamentals. He’s in the weight room. He’s lifting. He’s cut up. The funny thing is once we did our conditioning test, that’s probably the first time I ever lost a conditioning test.”

It helps explain why Brees keeps going strong at 39, with far less fanfare or discussion than the media devotes to an avocado ice cream-eating 40-year-old quarterback who is only 17 months older than Brees. However long Tom Brady lasts in the NFL, don’t rule out the possibility of Brees playing until an even older age.

22 responses to “Adrian Peterson immediately noticed Drew Brees’ work ethic

  1. Peterson will do anything to get his name in the news and
    noticed. All those child support payments I suppose.

  2. For the money that they would get, even as a mentoring/backup QB, I wouldn’t be surprised if they each play another 8-10 years.

  3. Drew also works hard at spending all the money he stole from the Saints.

  4. “Being up there in New Orleans just for that short period of time, and just seeing him, man, I’m talking about clockwork,” Peterson said.
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    Up there in New Orleans?
    The only locations in the US that you can say up there in New Orleans would be south of San Antonio and south Florida.

    Peterson is not too smart.

  5. Brees obviously didn’t work too hard when it came to researching the viability of diamonds as investments.

  6. “only 17 months older”

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    That’s a season and a half and at that age, that can be quite a huge difference. In 2 months it’ll be 39 and 41. That’s a substantial difference, imo.

  7. Word on the street is that Peterson tips a lot more than Brees. Of course, everyone tips more than Brees.

  8. dtroxallday says:
    June 3, 2018 at 7:27 pm
    “only 17 months older”

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    That’s a season and a half and at that age, that can be quite a huge difference. In 2 months it’ll be 39 and 41. That’s a substantial difference, imo.
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    Add about a another season and a half more games in just playoff games over Brees as well

    Brees 7-6, 13 games total
    Brady 27-10, 37 games total

  9. AP has a reputation of trying to crush every hand — man or woman’s — and impregnate every woman he comes across all over the country as well his well-know habit of beating small children so savagely that he draws blood from their scrotum. If he were not a famous athlete he would be considered a sociopath and shunned.

  10. remember when brees drastically underthrew his receivers in minnesota playoff game? his arm is shot, and new orleans better realize it

  11. remember when brees drastically underthrew his receivers in minnesota playoff game? his arm is shot, and new orleans better realize it
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    New NFL record 72% completion percentage says otherwise. Better realize it

  12. Add about a another season and a half more games in just playoff games over Brees as well
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    Brady consistently had a Top defense at his disposal, giving him the ball back.

    Brees consistently had a Bottom 5 defense at his disposal NOT giving him the ball back may have had a little something to do with it… Just a smidgen.

  13. edukator4 says:
    June 4, 2018 at 8:55 am
    remember when brees drastically underthrew his receivers in minnesota playoff game? his arm is shot, and new orleans better realize it
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    No one remembers that because it’s not the truth. What no one will ever remember is a heart-stopping, dramatic and career defining comeback by said QB because that was wiped out by one simple boneheaded move by a rookie CB.

    I also remember multiple Vikings fans lobbying for Drew’s services after that game.

    #truth

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