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Saints News, 9/29/15: Drew Brees To Test Throwing Shoulder Today

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From Nick Underhill at The Advocate: Saints quarterback Drew Brees plans to see how far his shoulder has come by throwing for the first time since Friday, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. Brees tested out his shoulder Friday morning and felt like he couldn’t produce the velocity needed to throw downfield against Carolina, forcing the stalwart quarterback to miss his first start due to injury in a decade with the Saints....Brees traveled to Birmingham on Monday to meet with renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews to get the shoulder thoroughly evaluated and received positive feedback.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">After evaluation and rehab session, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> QB <a href="https://twitter.com/drew">@Drew</a> Brees plans to test shoulder by throwing today for first time since Friday.</p>&mdash; Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) <a href="https://twitter.com/Edwerderespn/status/648844288055488512">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Drew Brees will throw Tuesday to test injured shoulder, report says <a href="http://t.co/yAukOpAnkv">http://t.co/yAukOpAnkv</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/NOLAnews">@nolanews</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/648848940054409216">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ryan is on thin ice. One disaster game could do him in. <a href="https://t.co/KXPHdqoxbC">https://t.co/KXPHdqoxbC</a></p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/status/648866092635561984">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">And when the O-line plays a semi decent game, Brees is throwing to a grandpa, a gnome and a bunch of ball-droppers. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a></p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/status/648665190938972160">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> headlines in today&#39;s Morning Break: <a href="http://t.co/NDz9nlan0F">http://t.co/NDz9nlan0F</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/CommunityCoffee">@CommunityCoffee</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DALvsNO?src=hash">#DALvsNO</a> <a href="http://t.co/i95VQ2hXcU">pic.twitter.com/i95VQ2hXcU</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/648858032617734144">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> remaining resolute despite 0-3 start <a href="http://t.co/ZyU7A6zOju">http://t.co/ZyU7A6zOju</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier">@JohnDeShazier</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DALvsNO?src=hash">#DALvsNO</a> <a href="http://t.co/RggFBr0qOZ">pic.twitter.com/RggFBr0qOZ</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/648839554389135360">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ICYMI: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> QB Drew Brees tells <a href="https://twitter.com/Edwerderespn">@Edwerderespn</a> he got positive evaluation from Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham <a href="http://t.co/GI4Jib61Zx">http://t.co/GI4Jib61Zx</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/648833008510869504">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Brandon Browner struggles vs. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Panthers?src=hash">#Panthers</a>; Keenan Lewis&#39; return should aid <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> CBs <a href="http://t.co/UbKzMPuZwl">http://t.co/UbKzMPuZwl</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/648832562102726656">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Akiem Hicks has gone full Sedrick Ellis and Brandon Browner is Jason David 2.0 [podcast] <a href="http://t.co/pzC8Kd5hYX">http://t.co/pzC8Kd5hYX</a> <a href="http://t.co/FiALSBGlDi">pic.twitter.com/FiALSBGlDi</a></p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/status/648814511114350592">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Most games with 5 Pass TD and 0 Int since 2008:&#10;&#10;Brees - 5&#10;Rodgers - 4&#10;Brady - 2&#10;Roethlisberger - 2 <a href="http://t.co/fr9XhdnLWI">pic.twitter.com/fr9XhdnLWI</a></p>&mdash; SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/648713492749504512">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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