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Shooting the Brees with Drew

Melissa Jacobs caught up with Drew Brees this week to discuss his efforts to reduce childhood obesity rates through his leadership of the President's Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition. Oh, and she asked him about Aaron Rodgers' place in the pantheon of great QBs, and Sean Payton's recent adventures in real estate, too.

Updated: February 11, 2011, 3:11 PM ET
By Melissa Jacobs

In July 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower created the President's Council on Youth Fitness to promote public awareness of the importance of exercise at a young age. Since then the council has continually expanded its reach, and this year, in an effort spearheaded by Michelle Obama, it was renamed the President's Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition in order to emphasize the country's epidemic of childhood obesity. The council's co-chairs, Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints and former ...

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