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Tom Brady making good progress after foot surgery

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As the lead named plaintiff in the players’ lawsuit against the NFL, Tom Brady is a central figure in the league’s ongoing labor battle. But whenever the players can get back to work, Brady — despite foot surgery following the season — will be ready.

WEEI reports, citing a source familiar with the situation, that Brady’s surgically repaired right foot is expected to be fully healed for the season.

Brady had surgery for a stress fracture on January 20, and in February he told NFL Network that the foot injury was “something that’s been lingering a little bit.”

But a month ago Brady was out of his walking boot and throwing the football, and a recent checkup showed that it’s healing properly. So all indications are that the foot injury won’t linger into the season.

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14 Responses to “Tom Brady making good progress after foot surgery”
  1. jw731 says: May 3, 2011 9:16 AM

    The way he dances, everyone kind of figured the foot was fine….

  2. CKL says: May 3, 2011 9:21 AM

    Good to hear. Now TB, please do everything you can to make sure there IS a season to be ready for.

  3. kernelreefer says: May 3, 2011 9:23 AM

    I can’t tell if Rex Ryan will be happy or sad at the development that Brady’s feet will be perfectly fine for the season.

  4. eaglesfan290 says: May 3, 2011 9:28 AM

    When all else fails and you don’t have a new contract yet for the 2012 season (Peyton Manning) or you have had surgery and don’t want to go to training camp (Tom Brady), or you are pissed your team dropped you and are still a players rep (Kevin Mawae), or you are really short and have a Nepoleon complex (De Smith) what to do?

    Well of course you Sue the Owners………waste everyones time, make a few bucks, relax, piss off the fans, piss off the owners, go on a vacation, and tuen the NFL upside down!

  5. clintonportisheadd says: May 3, 2011 9:36 AM

    Who cares about the foot surgery? I want to know how the hair transplants are going.

  6. chadmurdigan says: May 3, 2011 9:37 AM

    I bet all that fancy dancing in Rio during Carnival didn’t help the healing of his foot.

  7. brohamma says: May 3, 2011 10:01 AM

    I bet Rex Ryan is trying his best to get some pictures of those feet so he can photoshop them in alongside his wife’s.

  8. sj39 says: May 3, 2011 10:09 AM

    Does he still have the lisp or did he leave that in Rio?

  9. kingjoe1 says: May 3, 2011 10:15 AM

    I figured that he has serious arthritis and that he will never heal and could possibly end up playing very little. Isnt that the reason they draft the “next one” in Ryan Mallet?

  10. pacificamjr says: May 3, 2011 11:43 AM

    GO GET EM TOMMY!!!

  11. stinkfingers says: May 3, 2011 11:43 AM

    Must be the Uggs.

  12. TheWizard says: May 3, 2011 12:38 PM

    Look at these comments.

    Kindergarten field trip to PFT today?

  13. richm2256 says: May 3, 2011 4:14 PM

    Rex Ryan to Brady:

    “You mind if I touch it?”

  14. mvlonergan says: May 4, 2011 7:20 AM

    Reconstructed knee, bad foot … I’m expecting the Ryan Mallett era in 2015. And I’m a Pats fan.

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