Report: Drew Brees to undergo surgery Wednesday on injured hand

Drew Brees
Posted at 4:03 PM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 18:40:21-04

According to, Saints Quarterback Drew Brees is scheduled Wednesday for surgery on his thumb.

"I'm confident in the surgery that will take place and will dedicate myself to the rehab process to get back as quickly as I can," Brees said in a text message to ESPN.

The injury, a torn ligament in the thumb of his throwing hand, came during the Sunday, September 15 game against the Los Angeles Rams. According to that report Tuesday, there is no timetable for Brees' return but he is expected to be out for about six weeks.

Read more about the injury here.