I don't know if there is anything that can simultaneously sum up Drew Brees as a player and as a person quite like this moonshot that he rocked in the Saints charity softball game. From an athletic perspective that hit mirrors everything that you never expect, but always manage to get from Drew Brees. An assuming sub-6 foot quarterback that somehow makes every throw on the field, and despite not being overly fast always finds a way to avoid would be tacklers in the pocket? Of course he was going to step up to the plate and hit a floater pitch into the next county. That might even be an understatement because I have no visual proof that this ball ever landed. I feel like it's a couple hours away from crashing through an elder gentleman's window prior to him cursing out a bunch of innocent neighborhood children through shattered glass. Anyway, this is just what Drew Brees does. He exceeds every expectation that you would about him simply by looking at him. He may have the stature of a contact hitter, but he's got the potential to put the ball anywhere he wants - inside or outside the yard.
From a personal standpoint, there was no other choice but for this to happen during a charity event. I don't think more than a 12 hour period goes by during the offseason where Drew Brees doesn't do something extremely selfless for someone else. Whether it be sick children, injured war veterans, or really anyone that is less fortunate than the starting quarterback of the New Orleans Saints - Drew Brees never fails in putting a smile on the face of those in need. There are even stories about Drew Breast community work that I have refrained from blogging simply because I don't want the site to just become an offseason ode to Jesus' right hand man. So yeah, this was just a softball game with the boys, but of course the proceeds are going to benefit others and of course Drew Brees' blasted a souvenir to some random kid halfway around the globe.