Per Mort, however, guaranteed money is the sticking point. :"They've had some what I call 'small talk,'" said Mort. "But it's more guarantees that I think is where the main battle ground is fought." Mortensen expects "some movement" in the 2-3 week period before training camp after the arbitrator rules on whether Brees' 2012 franchise tag is void. Brees'; camp wants the price of the3 tag increased because he was franchised by the Chargers in 2004.
Then, here are some recent erlated tweets that tell more of the story: