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Drew Brees to start at QB in 2020 Pro Bowl

Seattle’s Russell Wilson has given his starting spot to Brees.

NFL: Pro Bowl-NFC Practice Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

According to this Tweet from Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, starting quarterback for the NFC’s Pro Bowl team, Russell Wilson has given his starting spot in today’s game to our very own Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints:

This is a kind gesture from one veteran peer to another. While speculation may lean toward the thought that Wilson is giving this spot to Brees as a “retirement gift” as Brees could be playing in his last Pro Bowl, that is merely speculation and much remains to be seen.