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Drew Brees struck by lightning shooting a commercial?

Written by Tony Ghaul

A video is circulating Twitter of former NFL QB Drew Brees apparently getting struck by lightning, while filming a video for PointsBet sports book. Brees was down in Venezuela shooting a commercial when the supposed incident occurred.


Said PointsBet in a statement: “We are aware of the media coverage regarding PointsBet brand ambassador Drew Brees. We are in communication with Brees’ team and will continue to monitor events throughout the coming hours. At this stage we will not be making any further comment.”

The original video was tweeted overnight, there hasn’t been any sort of breaking news from outlets like ESPN or NFL Network. Pro Football Talk has reported on it.

Brees played 20 seasons in the NFL. He threw for 80,358 career passing yards with 571 touchdowns.

Drew Brees. Photo courtsey of Chris Graythen/Getty Images

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