Six players left the field with injuries in New Orleans’ Thursday nights loss to the Atlanta Falcons, and Saints quarterback Drew Brees says its 100 percent a product of playing on Thursday night.
Add Saints quarterback Drew Brees to the growing chorus of NFL players who have voiced their opposition to playing football games on Thursday night with short rest. Subscribe to http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players.
Add those Saints players to the long list of warriors who have put themselves in harms way by competing on a short week without lending the body enough time to recuperate, and Brees to the growing list of NFL stars who are straight up against playing on Thursdays.
The NFL money train has already left the station, so these outbursts often fall on deaf ears, but it could become a huge issue in the future as players are showing more concern for their health, physical and emotional well being.