Sean Payton: Saints will make Sunday calls on Drew Brees, Michael Thomas

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The Saints aren’t saying if quarterback Drew Brees or wide receiver Michael Thomas will play on Sunday.

Brees was limited in practice this week with a right shoulder injury while Thomas is trying to make his way back from the ankle and hamstring injuries that have kept him out since Week 1. Head coach Sean Payton said on Friday that the team will make calls on their status for the game against the Buccaneers closer to kickoff.

“We’ll see. I thought we had a good week of preparation. And we’ll wait ’til gameday,” Payton said, via Luke Johnson of the New Orleans Advocate.

The Saints have also been monitoring the health of running back Alvin Kamara and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Kamara moved up to a full practice after being limited by a foot injury Wednesday and Sanders is returning from a stay on the reserve/COVID-19 list caused by a positive test.

9 responses to “Sean Payton: Saints will make Sunday calls on Drew Brees, Michael Thomas

  1. Payton playing it close to the vest as he should. But they’re all gonna play. It’s a must win game

  2. Well, if Brees and Thomas are out, then Saints fans will feel good about their excuses why they lost to Brady and the Bucs. Before, it would just have been awkward.

  3. remingtonteal says:
    November 6, 2020 at 4:43 pm
    Well, if Brees and Thomas are out, then Saints fans will feel good about their excuses why they lost to Brady and the Bucs. Before, it would just have been awkward.
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    As in the same way they were on opening day? Last season?

  4. Hill will find out in a hurry playing 60 to 70 snaps is a lot different than 2 or 3 gadget plays.

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