The Saints have fired two members of their medical team after the club learned that often-injured defensive back Delvin Breaux has been suffering from a fractured fibula,that was apparently initially diagnosed as a 'contusion,' head coach Sean Payton confirmed after Wednesday's practice.

Payton said the timetable for Breaux's return is about six weeks. Breaux will have surgery this week.

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It was reported this week that the Saints were disillusioned with Breaux and perhaps looking to move him following a series of injuries. However, coach Sean Payton offered no comment on the team's position on Breaux, rather saying only that he wouldn't discuss the reports.