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Report: Brady to have surgery for stress fracture

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08:05 AM ET 01.20 | Tom Brady's foot quickly became a trending topic in New England on Wednesday. Brady is expected to undergo foot surgery Thursday afternoon at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to a source close to the situation. The operation, to be performed by Patriots team physician George Theodore, will address a lingering stress fracture in the quarterback's right foot. There is a small chance Brady will push back the surgery to Monday but no further. Brady dealt with the injury throughout the season, receiving treatment from the team's medical staff, but since the stress fracture remains, it was determined that surgery was the best option, said the source.

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January 20, 2011  08:09 AM ET

I thought he had a shoulder issue.

January 20, 2011  08:16 AM ET

Not an excuse.

January 20, 2011  08:17 AM ET

How bout some threads on teams actually competing in the playoffs?

January 20, 2011  08:21 AM ET

I KNEW feet had something to do with the Jets improbable win!

January 20, 2011  08:26 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

How bout some threads on teams actually competing in the playoffs?

Yada, yada....what Chico said.

January 20, 2011  08:26 AM ET

Lots of bed rest for Tom. Whatever will he do in bed all that time?

January 20, 2011  08:27 AM ET
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Lots of bed rest for Tom. Whatever will he do in bed all that time?

don't worry...something will come up.

January 20, 2011  08:33 AM ET

Dagnabbit! Now what reason will I have to watch the Pro Bowl?

January 20, 2011  08:36 AM ET
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Dagnabbit! Now what reason will I have to watch the Pro Bowl?

Dude you never admit that to anyone. Its like dating a fat chick or riding a moped! lucky for you whats said on fan nation stays on fan nation!

January 20, 2011  08:40 AM ET

A minor issue that a good screw or two can't cure.

January 20, 2011  08:43 AM ET
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A minor issue that a good screw or two can't cure.

Call Ocho then. He's got a few screws loose.

January 20, 2011  08:44 AM ET

I guess he is putting his best foot forward.

The Pats want to make sure he has good feet.

Nothing like getting your toes worked on!

Maybe Mrs. Ryan can give him the name of a good foot massager!

January 20, 2011  08:46 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Yada, yada....what Chico said.

I don't really get your humor... And I don't need a foot soldier... Please latch on to someone else.

January 20, 2011  08:50 AM ET

Wes Welker is being called in to discuss the procedure with the press.

January 20, 2011  08:51 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Dude you never admit that to anyone. Its like dating a fat chick or riding a moped! lucky for you whats said on fan nation stays on fan nation!

<hangs head in shame> even worse than last Sunday

January 20, 2011  08:52 AM ET

Gee, someone is full of themselves this morning!

January 20, 2011  08:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

Gee, someone is full of themselves this morning!

And I don't do the gay **** sub posting either... You have something to say, say it directly.

January 20, 2011  08:55 AM ET
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And I don't do the gay **** sub posting either... You have something to say, say it directly.

What are you talking about?

January 20, 2011  08:57 AM ET
QUOTE(#20):

What are you talking about?

It's been said... If you didn't catch it, you can't keep up, anyhow.

 
January 20, 2011  08:59 AM ET
QUOTE(#21):

It's been said... If you didn't catch it, you can't keep up, anyhow.

What ever dude, If your saying I use alters. I don't! Nuff said.

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