New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been declared out for Sunday’s game against the host Carolina Panthers, according to Saints coach Sean Payton. Luke McCown will start in his place. (New Orleans Times Picayune)
Nerdy Football Analysis: The 0-2 Saints are in a rough spot traveling to Carolina without their starting quarterback. Brees (shoulder) reportedly didn’t have enough zip on his passes in practice this week. Downgrade the Saints’ skill position players and upgrade the Carolina-D.