Saints-Bucs film room: Offense wasn’t great, but the issues are fixable

If you turned on the TV at any point on Monday, you probably heard someone raising significant concerns about the New Orleans offense and Drew Brees' arm.

Some of the analysts seemed to suggest that it was over, that he couldn't push the ball down the field anymore, that his arm doesn't have enough to get the job done. There is no doubt the quarterback wasn't at his best during Sunday's 34-23 win over the Buccaneers. But there is also no doubt that this game is somewhat of an outlier, the result of having no preseason and being a little out of sorts overall on offense.

Maybe Brees is showing all 41 of his years and is now in irrevocable decline. They say it happens fast. But the ball still seemed to come out of his hand as it always did. The quarterback losing some arm strength isn't a new issue. The issues that seemed to plague Brees were with timing and anticipation.

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