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NFL's Drew Brees bringing flag football league to Carmel Valley

NFL's Drew Brees bringing flag football league to Carmel Valley

On Sunday afternoon, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was on the road in Green Bay, leading his team to a 26-17 victory over the Packers. On Friday night in New Orleans, Brees was busy coaching the back-to-back games of sons Baylen and Bowen in his Football ‘N’ America Youth Flag Football League.

Brees founded the new flag football league in Louisiana this fall and hopes to take the league nationwide, starting next spring with Carmel Valley. His aim is for Football ‘N’ America, FNA for short, to be the best way for boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade to learn America’s game in a non-contact, co-ed, family-friendly and community-focused league.

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