New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees aims to play against Arizona Cardinals in Week 8

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees aims to play against Arizona Cardinals in Week 8
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees aims to play against Arizona Cardinals in Week 8

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told ESPN on Sunday he plans to return to practice this week with the goal of playing against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 8. New Orleans hosts Arizona on Sunday at 10 a.m. Brees suffered a thumb injury on his right hand, his throwing hand, in Week 2. The Saints have gone 5-0 with Teddy Bridgewater as their starter and are 6-1 overall. "We'll see how it goes. I'd love to [play]. It's a goal," Brees said. According to ESPN's Mike Triplett: "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 ball in recent weeks, Brees said, 'I hope so.'" Saints coach Sean Payton didn't

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