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Power 100 rank: 25
Sport: NFL/New Orleans Saints—QB
Most recent notable achievement: 2009 Pro Bowl selection
Earnings: $17.5 million
Key sponsors: Fitness Anywhere
Why he's on the list: Brees is the leader of the league’s best offense, which powered the Saints transformation from doormat to dangerous. Having come back from reconstructive surgery himself Brees and New Orleans are the kinds of comeback stories America loves. By taking the Saints to the Super Bowl he’s already proved he’s a hero. If they win, he could run for president.