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Sport Report: Drew Brees has 11 rib fractures

05:45  22 november  2020
05:45  22 november  2020 Source:   touchdownwire.usatoday.com

Report: Saints bracing for Drew Brees to miss time with rib, shoulder injury

  Report: Saints bracing for Drew Brees to miss time with rib, shoulder injury Brees explained after the game that he feels he would not have been effective if he returned after suffering the rib injury. Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily.

Werder reported that Brees has several rib fractures and a collapsed lung, injuries he sustained over two different games. Source: Results of medical evaluations performed today on #Saints quarterback Drew Brees revealed that he has multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest and a collapsed

Werder reported that Brees has several rib fractures and a collapsed lung, injuries he sustained over two different games. Source: Results of medical evaluations performed today on #Saints quarterback Drew Brees revealed that he has multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest and a collapsed

It is more remarkable that Drew Brees remained in the game against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday when one realizes the New Orleans Saints quarterback had 11 rib fractures and a collapsed lung.

a man holding a baseball bat on a field: Things did not start well for the Saints this weekend. They had already flown to Detroit to face the Lions when fullback Michael Burton had what turned out to be a false positive COVID test. After that story unraveled and the game went on, New Orleans found itself down 14-0 after Matthew Stafford threw touchdown passes to running back D'Andre Swift and receiver Kenny Golladay. But then, Drew Brees caught fire with his best deep-ball performance of the young season, the Saints scored touchdowns on five straight drives, Detroit's rare ability to blow double-digit leads kicked in, and Sean Payton's team escaped with a 35-29 win that upped their record to .500. The Saints will hope for less drama this week as they prepare to take on the Chargers on Monday night. © Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Things did not start well for the Saints this weekend. They had already flown to Detroit to face the Lions when fullback Michael Burton had what turned out to be a false positive COVID test. After that story unraveled and the game went on, New Orleans found itself down 14-0 after Matthew Stafford threw touchdown passes to running back D'Andre Swift and receiver Kenny Golladay. But then, Drew Brees caught fire with his best deep-ball performance of the young season, the Saints scored touchdowns on five straight drives, Detroit's rare ability to blow double-digit leads kicked in, and Sean Payton's team escaped with a 35-29 win that upped their record to .500. The Saints will hope for less drama this week as they prepare to take on the Chargers on Monday night.

The star QB, who was placed on IR Friday, told ESPN’s Ed Werder on Saturday that doctors found he has 11 rib fractures. 11!

Saints' Drew Brees to miss at least two games

  Saints' Drew Brees to miss at least two games After that, the Saints’ medical staff will closely monitor Brees’ condition to assess whether he can return to the field. © Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints will have to figure things out for at least a couple games without quarterback Drew Brees. With Brees sidelined, Jameis Winston is expected to start for the Saints with his first assignment coming on Sunday against the Falcons. Winston filled in for Brees after his early exit against the 49ers, completing 6-of-10 passes for 63 yards in the second half.

Werder reported that Brees has several rib fractures and a collapsed lung, injuries he sustained over two different games. Source: Results of medical evaluations performed today on #Saints quarterback Drew Brees revealed that he has multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest and a collapsed

Drew Brees has been diagnosed with multiple rib fractures and a collapsed right lung, a person with knowledge of the situation said Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Saints have not announced specifics about Brees ' injury, which the 41-year-old quarterback said


Video: Drew Brees has multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung (SMG)

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