Doctors Discover Six Additional Rib Fractures For Saints QB Drew Brees

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Drew Brees has multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest and a collapsed lung on the right side. That is what we already knew from a few days ago.

On Saturday, Ed Werder of ESPN reports that the Saints QB had an additional six rib fractures, which brings the total to eleven.

The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they’ve placed QB Drew Brees on injured reserve.

Jameis Winston replaced Brees in the game last Sunday, but he will not be the starting QB for the team for their next game.

In 2020, Brees has appeared in nine games for the Saints and completed 73.5 percent of his passes for 2,196 yards, 18 touchdowns and three interceptions.