Saints’ Drew Brees says watching Darren Sproles leave was tough

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

“I think a Darren Sproles only comes around once in your lifetime, in my career and in everybody’s career. There may be another one 15, 20 years from now. But there’s not many guys like Darren Sproles.” DREW BREES, Saints quarterback

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