Drew Brees completed 28-of-42 passes for 424 yards and four touchdowns in New Orleans' 35-34, Week 1 loss to the Raiders.
Drew Brees got a $30 million signing bonus on his new two-year deal.
Saints signed QB Drew Brees to a one-year extension through 2017.
Profootballtalk's Mike Florio reports the Saints and Drew Brees are "close" to agreeing to an extension.
CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports walk-year QB Drew Brees is looking for a four-year, $100 million deal.
Saints coach Sean Payton said Drew Brees and the starters will play the first quarter Thursday night.
Drew Brees completed 9-of-12 passes for 78 yards and a touchdown in the Saints' third preseason game.
Walk-year QB Drew Brees again said he will not negotiate a contract extension after the start of the regular season.
Contract-year QB Drew Brees maintains he'll cut off extension negotiations once the season begins.
Saints GM Mickey Loomis said there's been "no progress" in contract talks with Drew Brees.
Walk-year QB Drew Brees said he and the Saints have not seriously discussed a contract extension since March.
Saints coach Sean Payton said he has not seen a drop off in play from Drew Brees.
Drew Brees said he and the Saints have not discussed a long-term contract extension in about two months.
Drew Brees said there were "discussions" about his contract when the Saints were pursuing Josh Norman last week.