Quarterback injured left shoulder in fourth game

Updated: July 29, 2005, 6:57 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Chargers quarterback Drew Brees disclosed Friday that he separated his left shoulder in the fourth game last season and played the rest of the year with the injury.

Drew Brees
San Diego Chargers
Att Comp PaTD RuTD Int Rat
400 262 27 2 7 104.8

He said he had arthroscopic surgery in the offseason to repair the problem.

Despite the injury to his non-throwing shoulder, Brees had his best season, throwing for 27 touchdowns with just seven interceptions. He made the Pro Bowl.

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