Tough news for Saints fans Monday morning as Drew Brees needs surgery that will sideline him for approximately six weeks.
Saints’ QB Drew Brees is expected to undergo thumb surgery as early as today that would be expected to sideline him approximately 6 weeks, per leagues sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2019
The Saints QB exited the game Sunday after suffering ligament damage on a play where his thumb was jammed by Aaron Donald, tearing a ligament.
Here’s the @drewbrees injury… thumb is being reported as the problem. @Saints currently have @teddyb_h20 under centre and the score remains 3-3 with the half looming…@RamsNFL #NFL100 pic.twitter.com/LaPGTqECan
— Gridiron (@Gridiron) September 15, 2019
Brees could be seen attempting to grip a football after coming of the field to no avail.
Erin Andrews reporting that Drew Brees “could not grip the ball.” ⤵️ #NOvsLAR
— FanSided (@FanSided) September 15, 2019