Drew Breeds suffered only 11 rib fractures and a perforated lung loss, which was likely his final NFL season.
The future Hall of Famer and Saints quarterback also played with a torn rotator cuff (though it is unclear if it was in his right throwing shoulder) and a torn fascia (connective tissue) in his leg, his wife Brittany said on Wednesday. Revealed in an Instagram post.
“I think I shouldn’t have had an epidural while giving birth to babies,” Brittany wrote.
Trees missed four games due to injury. He threw 24 touchdown passes and was intercepted six times.
The Saints were knocked out of the playoffs on Sunday by Tom Brady’s Buccaneers, and when no official announcement was made, several reports said the 42-year-old Trees, who is the league’s all-time leader with 80-358 yards , Will retire and join NBC’s football booth.
“After crying for a few days … I am so grateful for this year,” Brittany wrote. “20th in the NFL my love. It has been the most difficult year of our lives, yet in some ways the best. “
Brittany is asking her husband to face backlash in June saying “I will never agree to disrespect the flag of the United States or our country,” when players kneeling during the national anthem in protest against police brutality Was asked about And racial injustice.
The protests, which came in the form of Trees’ remarks, stirred the nation following the death of George Floyd, and he expressed resentment against professional athletes, including many of his peers.
Trees, who criticized Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, later apologized.
Britney wrote in all caps on Instagram at the time, “We’re the problem.”