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Kevin Curtis ready to return from testicular cancer

Former Rams and Eagles receiver Kevin Curtis has missed the entire 2010 season while recovering from testicular cancer. Now he’s fully recovered and eager to sign with an NFL team.

Kevin is ready. He’s feeling great,” Ryan Tollner, Curtis’ agent, told Adam Caplan of

Curtis had surgery on September 23 to remove a cancerous testicle, but he said his prognosis was good and that “I’m pretty fortunate, really.”

After catching 77 passes for 1,110 yards in 2007, Curtis was slowed by knee problems in 2008 and 2009, but Tollner said Curtis’s knee is now 100 percent, and Curtis is anxious to help some team make the playoffs.

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10 Responses to “Kevin Curtis ready to return from testicular cancer”
  1. TheDPR says: Nov 11, 2010 8:08 PM

    The Rams could use him again.

  2. timstl says: Nov 11, 2010 8:21 PM

    Agreed on the Rams. I mean really, he has to be better than some of the other bodies they have at WR. Bring him in.

  3. Rex Grossman says: Nov 11, 2010 8:25 PM

    Now he’ll go onto win 7 Super Bowls. Losing ball make champion.

  4. adamb103 says: Nov 11, 2010 8:36 PM

    Wow. Good luck, dude. Sounds like a tough road back.

  5. brasho says: Nov 11, 2010 9:16 PM

    As the world’s worst radio host Doc Walker would say, “That guy’s a baller!”

  6. wydok says: Nov 11, 2010 9:38 PM

    Holy crap, I didn’t know White Lightning had testicular cancer! He was a good receiver. Very overlooked.

  7. heywoodjablome says: Nov 11, 2010 10:37 PM

    Just keep Shaun Smith away from him.

  8. taudaddy79 says: Nov 11, 2010 10:40 PM

    How long before Curtis hears from Brian Cushing about the struggles of going through a cancer scare…oh, wait…

  9. nybeez80 says: Nov 12, 2010 12:01 AM

    Great news I hope the Rams pick him up and plays well. It’s hard not to root for the guy.

  10. ibikedmtwashington says: Nov 12, 2010 12:02 AM

    I love the Susan G. Koman Foundation and everything they have done to raise awareness for breast cancer. But it’s time the NFL equally focuses awareness on men’s health – testicular and prostate cancer. If they can wear pink in October they can wear blue in September. Welcome back Brian!

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