ProFootballDoc: The Untold Drew Brees Shoulder Story

With the retirement of Drew Brees, this is the perfect time to finally tell the untold story of the most important shoulder injury that he ever overcame. No, it wasn’t the right shoulder dislocation that ended his career with the Chargers in 2005. It was an injury to his left shoulder in 2004, and without […]

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Written by Dr. David Chao

David Chao, MD -- known digitally as Pro Football Doc -- is an expert contributor for Outkick. Chao spent 17 seasons as the team doctor for the San Diego Chargers (1997-2013) and is part of the medical team at OASIS in San Diego where he treats and specializes in orthopedic sports injuries, working with high-profile professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, and MLB.