Saints left guard Andrus Peat left Sunday’s loss to the Falcons in the second quarter with an arm injury and did not return. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Peat will miss six weeks after undergoing surgery for a broken arm.
The Saints are heading into their preseason finale Thursday night with a primary goal of sorting out their roster to be ready for the regular season just eleven days later. All teams must cut their rosters down to 53 players by 3 PM central time on Saturday, August 31st.
At 25 years old, Teddy Bridgewater is presumed to be the heir apparent to 39-year-old Drew Brees. Former Saints linebacker and 1991 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Pat Swilling likes the prospect of planning for life without Brees.