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Knee limits Drew Brees in practice

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The Saints need a win against the Buccaneers this weekend to nail down a playoff spot and possibly a division title, so it’s not exactly an ideal Christmas present to find out that quarterback Drew Brees was limited in practice with a knee injury.

Brees didn’t mention anything about his knee while talking to reporters after last week’s loss to the Panthers and Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports that neither he nor Sean Payton mentioned anything about the knee when they met the media after practice on Wednesday. The injury report was the first mention of anything to do with Brees’ knee.

Brees participated in the portion of practice open to the media and, as mentioned, there’s no suggestion that the injury is significant enough to force him to miss a game that the Saints need to win. It’s the first time he’s appeared on the injury list this season for any reason.

The Saints also officially ended safety Kenny Vaccaro’s season on Wednesday, placing him on injured reserve because of a broken ankle. Cornerback Terrence Frederick has been signed off of the Browns practice squad.

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11 Responses to “Knee limits Drew Brees in practice”
  1. princeopus says: Dec 25, 2013 8:24 PM

    does not matter,until they get a roadgarder or 2 on the o-line they won’t win another game,and probably 6-10 next year

  2. irootforthecardinals says: Dec 25, 2013 8:33 PM

    C’monnnnn Bucs!!!

  3. redandgoldhitman52 says: Dec 25, 2013 8:50 PM

    Ted Robinson- radio call

    Ryan in the shotgun from the 10 yd line. It is 2nd down. Ryan takes the snap. Throws a slant to the left side. It’s wrestled, INTERCEPTED!!!!! The 49ers pick it! and NaVorro Bowman his redemption! NaVorro Bowman running it all the way for the td.! No greater redemption can a man seek. NaVorro Bowman who could not cover the onside kick , catches a deflected pass for an interception and runs it 7 miles for a td. (Eric Davis laughs)

  4. desal2ds says: Dec 25, 2013 8:54 PM

    Win and we’re in!

  5. mikejonesforum says: Dec 25, 2013 8:55 PM

    If Brees ain’t 100 percent, it’s over in New Awlins.

  6. johnnyjagfan says: Dec 25, 2013 9:28 PM

    Go Bucs! I want to see the Cards in!

  7. the8man says: Dec 25, 2013 10:00 PM

    Get better Drew. The Game is better with you in it.

    Go Patriots!

  8. kgb108 says: Dec 26, 2013 5:57 AM

    It’s the Brees knees!

  9. nawlinssaints1956 says: Dec 26, 2013 7:20 AM

    Drew will be just fine; Saints will win.

  10. dublindemonszfl says: Dec 26, 2013 9:03 AM

    I would like an explanation.

  11. zam0854 says: Dec 26, 2013 9:18 AM

    Also with Kenny Vaccaro sidelines as well, I could see this team not making the playoffs and/or going one-and-done.

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