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Kawann Short

Saints could face Panthers without QB Drew Brees

This was supposed to be the week the Carolina Panthers finally faced an elite quarterback. Maybe not. The New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees has a shoulder injury that could sideline him for multiple games, according to's Ian Rapoport, citing sources. ESPN reported an MRI exam showed Brees did not sustain a serious shoulder injury, and his status would depend on his response to treatment. The Saints (0-2) travel to Carolina (2-0) this weekend. Brees took a big hit during the second quarter of a 26-19 loss to Tampa Bay and said after the game he was hindered on several throws as a result. The Saints signed veteran quarterback Luke McCown during the offseason and drafted...