BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
Drew Brees took a brutal shot from San Francisco pass rusher Kentavius Street in the second quarter, a sack that involved his feet coming off the ground and his body being driven into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome turf with the full force the 287-pound Street could muster.
The referees threw a flag for roughing the passer. Brees grimaced and played through it.
He stayed in the game, lining up out wide in his decoy position while the Saints ran a running play with Taysom Hill at quarterback. Brees came out of the game, throwing some passes and working his torso on the sideline while the...