Here’s to hoping you’re not just blowing smoke during a season that’s filled with more than enough smoke, Saints owner Tom Benson. Because if you are and a disgruntled Drew Brees misses a significant portion of the Saints’ offseason program, that could start to really suck for a team that’s experienced enough suck lately.

Hey, there’s always basketball now if this whole winning another football championship thing doesn’t work out for you.

Yep, he’s saying there’s a chance, and in all likelihood when Brees’ long-term deal is finally completed, he’ll become the richest player in league history.

Those crazy Saints, always finding a way to make us talk about them during the 2012 offseason that hasn’t really felt like an offseason at all.