Best Answer

Brees was not traded. He was released. The Chargers did get a draft pick later from New Orleans as compensation. Brees was released due to the Chargers having spent a #1 draft pick on Phillip Rivers and Brees was coming off a career threatening shoulder injury.

User Avatar

Wiki User

14y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why did the San Diego Chargers trade Drew Brees?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions