As a result of the misdiagnosis the Saints have fired two team orthopedists, Deryk Jones and Mysti Suri, according to ESPN's Mike Triplett's source. A second opinion found there was actually a fracture in the fibula that would cause Breaux to miss 4-6 weeks.
Last season, Breaux broke the fibular in his left leg in Week 1, which forced him to miss six consecutive games.
On Tuesday night Payton spoke to the team about the situation in a closed doors meeting. Jeff Duncan of the Times-Picayune said the Pelicans have been frustrated with their medical staff for almost a decade.
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Asked if Oxlade-Chamberlain would be here at the end of the season, he replied: "Yes". Arsenal remain determined to retain Sanchez for one more season.
"We stand behind our strong Sports Medicine Program, including Dr. Jones and Dr. Suri and a team made up of nationally recognized orthopedic surgeons who are fellowship trained in sports medicine", said the statement. "And so I think that message was very well received, and that's all any of us can ask for, really, as players".
Despite the decision from the Saints, Ochsner Health System provided a message of support for its doctors. He was expected to be the Saints' third or fourth corner heading into this season.
The Saints will use the Los Angeles Chargers team doctors while practicing and playing against the Chargers in Los Angeles, WDSU sports anchor Sharief Ishaq confirmed. His development will be key to the success for a Saints defense that ranked last in the National Football League against the pass last season.