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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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Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: November 4, 2010 4:27 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Well if he says it is 100 thousand, trillion, million percent accurate then it must be true.
As we all know 100% true simply doesn't cut it anymore.



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: November 4, 2010 4:12 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

MADDEN CURSE rears it's ugly head once again. The only person to survive was Fitz and He was not that great last year and ask Troy Ploysoahduyegloew (i can't spell his name with looking, I bet Steeler fans that own his jersy have trouble with that.)



Since: Oct 27, 2010
Posted on: November 4, 2010 4:03 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Makes sense for his lack of accuracy this year. He can't plant and throw off of one leg which saps alot of the zip off the ball. Oh well play through it.



Since: Apr 3, 2009
Posted on: November 4, 2010 3:24 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Im so sick of these douchebags trying to start chit.



Since: Oct 15, 2009
Posted on: November 4, 2010 3:23 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

It is the madden curse..  It doesnt have to do with just injurys, there stats drop increasingly.   Brees isnt the player he was last year. 



Since: Jan 6, 2007
Posted on: November 4, 2010 3:10 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Well that's a little bit embarrassing for Wilkerson, and a bit of a hit to his reputation as a journalist (which I honestly know nothign about and wouldn't be surprised to learn is bad). Otherwise, it looks like this is a non-story.



Since: Apr 28, 2007
Posted on: November 4, 2010 3:09 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Polamalu went down but Larry Fitzgerald was fine last year.  Brett Favre played all 16 games and wasn't significantly injured when he was on it.  Put this Madden jinx thing to rest.  You guys give John Madden too much credit.  Besides, Brees hasn't missed a game this season and this report is merely speculation right now.



Since: Mar 29, 2008
Posted on: November 4, 2010 3:08 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

My comment was based on what sharper said so screw all you viking haters. You can give It but not take It huh ??? SKOL



Since: Mar 3, 2008
Posted on: November 4, 2010 3:05 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

Its the Madden Jinx!! it never fails.  Everyone that has ever been on the cover has been injured check the history people......and Brees is not an exception. 



Since: Oct 9, 2006
Posted on: November 4, 2010 3:01 pm
 

Report: Brees has fracture, torn meniscus in knee

- Coach Sean Payton denied that QB has a fracture and torn meniscus in his left knee. Payton said a published report about supposed injury was totally inaccurate. "It's not right," Payton said. "Completely false. This week, he's without the brace, sleeve or anything." A league source said Brees laughed when he heard the report.




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