Ranking the Top 5 Saints quarterbacks of all time

We know who takes no. 1, but who else makes the cut?

New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees
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3. Aaron Brooks

One of the more fun quarterbacks in Saints history, Aaron Brooks gave fans some fun memories. He was part of those teams featuring guys like Joe Horn and Deuce McAllister. Although he only finished one season with a winning record, Brooks and that Saints offense gave fans some thrilling moments.

Brooks' dual-threat skill set was of the first that helped evolve the position as a whole, too. Between he and fellow NFC South star, Michael Vick, the league started to see a shift. Even Donovan McNabb is in that conversation of guys in the early 2000s who started to truly change the position.

In his six seasons with New Orleans, Brooks threw for 19,156 yards, which is third all-time in Saints history. He also tossed 120 touchdowns to just 84 picks. Brooks finished with a record of 38-44 as a Saints starter, which might not be all that impressive. But, he still goes down as one of the more beloved players in team history.

Brooks' best overall season came in 2001 when he threw for 3,832 yards and 26 touchdowns. He did throw 22 interceptions, which was the stain on that season. However, Brooks also added a career-high 358 rushing yards and a touchdown on the ground.