The Seattle Seahawks, coming off of a tough road win against a Steelers team that saw their starting QB -- Ben Roethlisberger -- go down with an elbow injury, are now going to face another Super Bowl contender sans their star quarterback.

ESPN.com's Adam Schefter is reporting that New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees is expected to miss up to 6 weeks due to a thumb injury he sustained on his throwing hand in yesterday's 27-9 loss to Hawks' division rival LA Rams.

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