Brees has undergone X-rays and CAT scans every other day this week. He sustained the injuries—which included a collapsed lung—in New Orleans' Week 9 matchup against Tampa Bay and in Week 10 against San Francisco. He's eligible to be activated in Week 14, when the Saints face the Eagles on the road.
On the season, Brees has completed 73.5% of his passes for 2,196 yards, 18 touchdowns and three interceptions. He has a 110.0 passer rating, his sixth consecutive season with a rating over 100.