Drew Brees Returning From Rib, Lung Injuries to Start for Saints, Despite Pain
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Drew Brees will be starting for the Saints this week against the Kansas City Chiefs, just 4 weeks after being diagnosed with 11 broken ribs and a punctured lung.
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Brees isn't back to 100%, per ESPN's Dianna Russini...

"I was told that Drew has had a really strong week at practice," Russini said on "Get Up" ... "It started on Monday afternoon with trainers. They didn't expect him to look as good as he did. But they said he's sharp, he's healthy."

As for the soreness, Russini explained it this way -- "It's not so much about the health on the field, it's the next day -- dealing with that soreness."

"And while there is soreness there, [my source] made it very clear Drew is not 100%. He's more in the 85% to 90% range, he's able to handle it ... it's not something that's too overwhelming for Drew Brees."
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10MTNTiger42 months
But how are his knees ???
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Koach K42 months
How WWE of the NFL. Will he parachute into the stadium with medical gear too?
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BobABooey42 months
Honey Badger finna eat some ducks! 2 INTs minimum, I guarantee it. Guarantee it.
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Black n Gold42 months
This puts him up there with Jacob Blake as two of the bravest men we have.
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TickledTiger42 months
Brave men don’t apologize for showing respect to our country and those who serve. DB is a coward.
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TaderSalad42 months
Didn't know shite could feel pain.
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BigTimer2342 months
Oh frick off you loser.
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Thracken1342 months
man - how miserable are you that you only have shite talking someone on an internet forum to hang your hat on.
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FlyinTiger9342 months
Drew at 85% is still 50% better than Taysom. I think they still lose this game, but an extra week of getting his timing back will reap great dividends in the playoffs.
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