The NFL's 17-week season is grueling, filled with injuries, unexpected trades, and, for the Saints, biannual road trips to Atlanta, Charlotte, and Tampa Bay. But for the Cajun Kids, at least one thing is set in stone – a BBQ lunch every Friday. "It's our tradition," says Brees. "We reward ourselves with Corky's BBQ." So what does the league's reigning Offensive Player of the Year have delivered? "The barbecue beef sandwich, plus a sausage and the potato salad," he says. "Then I go and study game tape for three hours."
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