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Brees says he'll be back in no time thanks to "best medical team in the world"

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Posted at 8:08 AM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 09:08:58-05

Drew Brees says that he'll be back on the field in no time thanks to his medical team.

The Saints quarterback shared a photo on social media of his children giving him a checkup while at home on Monday.

Brees is seen blowing into a spirometer which measures the volume of air inhaled and exhaled by the lungs. It is also used to help strengthen lungs.

"Who Dat Nation: I've got the best medical team in the world...will be back in no time," Brees' post reads.

Following medical evaluations of Brees on Monday, the quarterback was found to have suffered multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung.

According to ESPN, the two broken ribs on his right side occurred in the first half of the Saints' victory over the San Francisco 49ers. The three fractured ribs on the left side are believed to have occurred in the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week.

Although rib fractures are common in football, doctors says that a collapsed lung isn't.

Read more on Brees' injuries: Report: Brees has multiple rib fractures and collapsed lung

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