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Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Posted on: November 4, 2010 1:21 pm
Edited on: November 4, 2010 3:01 pm
 
Posted by Andy Benoit
D. Brees
Kenny Wilkerson of WIST-AM radio is reporting that the New Orleans Saints are hiding a significant injury to Drew Brees. Wilkerson says Brees has a fracture and torn meniscus in his left knee. 

Brees suffered what was described as a mild knee sprain early in the season. He’s been wearing a brace but has not missed any action.

Wilkerson says his source is “impeccable” and that his report is “100 thousand-trillion-million percent” accurate. He even went so far as to suggest that Brees will need Microfracture surgery after the season. (Though this has to be considered mere speculation at this point.)

Brees has been a tad inconsistent at times this season (he leads the league with 11 interceptions), though no one has suggested that he looks like his knee is bothering him. With this rumor now swirling, you can expect that will change. 

UPDATE 3:00 pm ET:
Props to our Saints Rapid Reporter Larry Holder for passing this along:

Coach Sean Payton called the report of Drew Brees having a fracture and torn meniscus in his left knee "inaccurate." "It's not right," Payton said. "Completely. False. This week, he's without the brace, sleeve or anything." A league source also said Brees laughed when he heard the report.

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Comments

Since: Jan 19, 2007
Posted on: November 5, 2010 9:44 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Zealous,

In this case, 100% is the maximum. You cannot be more than 100% accurate. 100% means you are completely and totally accurate, with no room for being more accurate. There is no such thing as 110% accurate, let alone a zillion million percent accurate. It's a moronic statement. Take a chill pill.



Since: Aug 20, 2009
Posted on: November 5, 2010 9:17 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

mjimji,  That isn't true,  100% was actually the standard pre-civil war, you are not factoring in inflation.




Since: Mar 4, 2008
Posted on: November 5, 2010 9:13 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

THEIR New England moron



Since: Dec 20, 2009
Posted on: November 5, 2010 8:42 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

You're a moron. If you get a 110 out of 100 points on a test, you get a 110%. If your profits increase by 300%, means they tripled. If the subject is a dimensionless quantity then you can use percent as a reference to out of a 100. Don't be so ignorant





Since: Oct 4, 2009
Posted on: November 5, 2010 8:23 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Thats right he is done for the rest of the year and so is there season!



Since: Oct 1, 2007
Posted on: November 5, 2010 8:14 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

ESPN reporting that Brees was dancing around without a brace on.  Plus he kicked a 40 yard drop-kick field goal.  Way to be slow on the news CBS.



Since: Nov 5, 2010
Posted on: November 5, 2010 6:42 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Wilkerson says his source is “impeccable” and that his report is “100 thousand-trillion-million percent” accurate. He even went so far as to suggest that Brees will need Microfracture surgery after the season. (Though this has to be considered mere speculation at this point.)


The most annoying statement of all time!!  It is impossible to do anything more than 100%!!!!   100% is the maximum and anyone who says something more than that is a complete idiot and sounds really stupid!!!!!



Since: Sep 21, 2006
Posted on: November 5, 2010 1:26 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Has anyone interviewed Tanya Harding?



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: November 5, 2010 12:20 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

The Madden curse really isn't a curse, even though there are the injuries to support it. Defenses come harder every week at the SB winners and since this elevated level of play is occurring, more QB's get injured the season following a SB win.



Since: Jun 30, 2010
Posted on: November 5, 2010 12:08 am
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

The New Orleans Saints would be in violation of NFL rules if they did not report on its injury report that Drew Brees was at the owrst probable with a knee injury or if he did not practice.  If Brees had the injury as alleged by Kenny Wilkerson of  there is no way that Brees would not be playing with at least minimal support and protection for the two injuries that have been reported.  Playing with a torn meniscus is not uunusual depending on the tear and many people have a torn meniscus and function in every day life without even knowing there is a tear and with minimal pain.  I have torn a meniscus and knew when I tore it but it was 3 weeks later before I went to an orthopedic surgery as I was running 70-90 miles a week at a competive level and the pain was manageable and the reason that I went was the injury was not getting better.  The reason I knew when it happened was a car ran me off the road and I stepped in a hole in the grass which twisted my ankle and my knee went down at a weird angle but I continued to run more pissed than hurt.  If this reproter is a sports reporter and is proven incorrect he should be fired and Brees should sue him as other teams will now be targeting that left knee every week even if it is not injured and thus placing him at risk which would never had transpired absent the report.  if he works for a New Orleans station he should be fired for placing their team's star at risk unless he can provide documentation of the injury and his station authorized the release of the the injury statement.


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