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AP source: Peat has surgery on broken arm, out about 6 weeks

Wed Nov 13 5:57pm ET
By BRETT MARTEL
AP Sports Writer

This Jan. 23, 2019 photo shows NFC tackle Andrus Peat in action during Pro Bowl NFL football practice in Kissimmee, Fla. A person familiar with the situation says Peat had surgery to repair a broken arm on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 and is expected to be sidelined about six weeks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the extent of Peats injury and his surgical repair has not been announced. ESPN first reported those details. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)


NEW ORLEANS (AP) A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans Saints starting left guard Andrus Peat has had surgery to repair a broken arm and is expected to be sidelined about six weeks.

The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the extent of Peat's injury and his surgery has not been announced. ESPN first reported details of the surgery.

The 2018 Pro Bowl selection was injured during the first half of Sunday's loss to Atlanta.

Peat was New Orleans' first-round draft choice in 2015 and has started 59 of the 64 career games he's played.

The former Stanford offensive tackle has played both at guard and tackle for New Orleans. His primary role has been as starting left guard since 2016, but he also has slid over to play tackle when there have been injuries at that position.

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