Florio disguised this little rumor nugget in a short humdrum article about the Drew Brees contract negotiations. Here's exactly what he says:
There could be reason soon for more widespread optimism. We've caught wind of a looming report from one of the New Orleans media outlets that Brees will sign a long-term deal on Friday.
We've been down this road many times before so take that for what it's worth. Could be something. Probably nothing. Just wanted to pass it along.