Drew Brees has been cleared and is expected to play against the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Drew Brees will be the Saints’ starting QB Sunday vs. the Kansas City Chiefs, source tells ESPN. Saints believe he is fully healthy and doctors have cleared him to play.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 18, 2020
Brees has been out for 4 weeks, suffering from broken ribs and a collapsed lung. Since then, the Saints have gone 3-1 under QB Taysom Hill. The 12-1, AFC-leading Chiefs boast the league’s best record and are the toughest opponents the Saints have on their remaining schedule.