Saints receiver Brandin Cooks out 4-6 weeks after surgery on fractured thumb _lowres

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks (10) carries in the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis) ORG XMIT: NYOTK Brandin Cooks

Take it as proof that things can always get worse — Saints receiver Brandin Cooks broke his thumb in Sunday’s 27-10 loss at home to Cincinnati, according to reports Monday from multiple media outlets, including Cox Sports Television, ESPN and NFL Network.

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