BY AMIE JUST | Staff writer
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees knew something didn't feel right as soon as he stood up after getting sacked in the second quarter against the San Francisco 49ers last week, reflexively touching his ribcage.
He pushed through to finish the half, but ultimately pulled himself out of the game for the second half — where quarterback Jameis Winston came in to finish the contest.
"The toughest part about it is when you feel like your body just shuts down on you, which is basically what happened," Brees told Cox Sports TV's Mike Nabors on Sunday. "When you have broken ribs on both...