Brees was diagnosed with a bruised rotator cuff, and missed his first regular season game in 10 seasons with the Saints.
In two starts this season, Brees has completed just under 63% of his passes, going 54-for-86 with 610 yards and two touchdowns.
The winless Saints (0–3) will host the Cowboys on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET.
- Kayla Lombardo