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Drew Brees Launching New Youth Co-Ed Flag Football League As "Safer" Alternative

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 17

Saints QB DREW BREES is "launching a youth co-ed flag football league that he hopes will grow into a safer alternative to tackle football across the country," according to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com. The "Football 'N' America" league will "kick off this fall in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Covingto...

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