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CHICAGO -- Drew Brees said he plans to return to practice this week and hopes to be able to play as early as next Sunday's Week 8 home date with the Arizona Cardinals.
"We'll see how it goes. I'd love to [play]. It's a goal," Brees told ESPN after the New Orleans Saints won their fifth straight game without him on Sunday at Chicago.
When asked if he considers it a realistic goal, based on the medical evaluations of his thumb injury and how he has felt throwing the...