Audible: Breaux to have surgery, Saints fire team orthopedists

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

METAIRIE, La. -- The Saints have fired two team orthopedists after a misdiagnosis of an injury to Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux.

The injury was diagnosed as a contusion. After a visit to a specialist, Breaux was found to have a fractured fibula.

Payton confirmed the doctors' dismissal after practice, Wednesday.

Dr. Robert Anderson, a specialist, will perform surgery on Breaux, Thursday.

The Saints will now search for new orthopedists. The team will practice against Los Angeles Chargers Thursday and Friday, and play a preseason game against the Chargers Sunday night in Carson, California.

Payton said the Saints will use the orthopedic staff of the Chargers.


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.