Drew Brees

Drew Brees

Drew Brees Player Overview

Brees has lost just 1 start to injury in his Saints career — Week 3 of 2015. He sat with a bruised right rotator cuff. Brees also endured a torn right plantar fascia in December 2015, although it didn’t cost him any games. Injury-wise, he's been extremely fortunate to this point.


Chance of Injury in 2020: question mark 16.4%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 1.1%
Projected Games missed for 2020: question mark 0.1
Durability: question mark 127

Low Risk


Drew Brees Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Sep 15, 2019 NFL Hand Thumb Torn Ligament Brees injured his right thumb against the Los Angeles Rams. He missed 5 games after recovering from thumb surgery
Dec 21, 2015 NFL Pedal Plantar Fascia Tear Grade 3 Brees suffered a torn plantar fascia in his right foot but was able to play through it.
Sep 20, 2015 NFL Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Brees suffered a bruised rotator cuff in his right (throwing) shoulder and missed 1 game.
Oct 3, 2010 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Brees injured his MCL in Week 4 but didn't miss any games. There were some reports that the ligament was torn.
Dec 31, 2005 NFL Shoulder Labrum Tear Brees suffered a torn labrum and partially torn rotator cuff in his right (throwing) shoulder in the 2005 season finale and had surgery a couple of days later.