Black & Gold blog: Drew Brees’ base salary and Jimmy Graham’s roster bonus become fully guaranteed _lowres

Associated Press photo by David J. Phillip -- Saints quarterback Drew Brees drops back to pass during the first half of the Pro Bowl in this January 2015 file photo.

If the Saints were planning on cutting Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham, it will be much harder to escape.

Clauses in the two players’ contracts kicked in Wednesday which causes Brees’ $18.75 million base salary and Graham’s $5 million roster bonus to become fully guaranteed.

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