By Brian Jones
New Orleans Saints fans could be seeing Drew Brees much sooner than expected. According to a report by Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, Brees is looking to return before Week Nine which is their bye week. That means the Saints quarterback could be back on the field in Week Eight against the Arizona Cardinals after injuring his thumb in Week Two against the Los Angeles Rams.
"I've heard he's pushing to get back before week 9 bye, but Saints want to be cautious, especially given Teddy Bridgewater's performance. Team seems to be eyeing week 10 return, but Brees has apparently been living in the training room in hopes of targeting week 8," Robinson wrote on Twitter.
It was reported that Brees was looking to return in Week 10 against the Atlanta Falcons. So even if Brees doesn't return against the Cardinals, it's almost certain he will be back to face the Saints' biggest rival. And while Brees wants to return as soon as possible, he's not going to rush himself back and do further damage to the thumb....
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