Saints’ Brees says early hit to arm may have affected him in loss
The New Orleans Saints dropped to 0-2 when they were stunned 26-19 Sunday in their home opener by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Much of the conversation throughout the game was about the mediocre play of nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback quarterback Drew Brees.
Did getting hit on arm in first quarter affect him? Drew Brees: "Maybe on a few throws….A few downfield didn't come out very well."Article continues below ...
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Brees completed 24 of 38 passes for 255 yards, one touchdown and one interception. It was a brutal loss for the Saints, who were big favorites over a Buccaneers team that was torched by rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota in Week 1.