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Drew Brees hearing later this month

Updated: June 7, 2012, 2:31 PM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN

Jeffrey Kessler, an attorney on retainer with the NFL Players Association, said Thursday that he expects a grievance hearing to be scheduled in late June with arbitrator Stephen Burbank to determine the designation of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' franchise tag.

The NFLPA asked Burbank last week to determine whether Brees has been hit with the franchise tag for a first or second time, because the language in the collective bargaining agreement is vague.

The Saints placed ...

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