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|Posté le: 14/01/2011 02:19:44 Sujet du message: Jaguars’ Garrard Comes Back From Surgery
|Jaguars quarterback David Garrard has undergone surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right middle finger.
Garrard had surgery Thursday at Baptist Orthopaedic Surgery Center in Jacksonville. Garrard posted a picture of himself wearing a sling and cast on Twitter following the outpatient procedure. Garrard tweeted "Surgery went great. Now for the recovery!"
Team spokesman Dan Edwards says Garrard had surgery to repair a tendon disruption and a ligament rupture. discount football jerseys The Jaguars placed the quarterback on injured reserve Thursday.
Garrard said Wednesday that rehabilitation is expected to take two months. He slammed his hand into Indianapolis defensive end Dwight Freeney's helmet on Dec. 19. X-rays were negative, and Garrard insisted his finger was just jammed. nba authentic jerseys But he re-injured it during Sunday's 20-17 overtime loss to Washington.
Jacksonville promoted linebacker Alvin Bowen off the practice squad to take Garrard's spot on the roster.Trent Edwards will take Garrard's place in Jacksonville's season finale against the Houston Texans on Sunday.The stakes are high for Edwards, who can solidify is future with the Jaguars with a solid performance.
"It certainly gives us a great opportunity to evaluate Trent further," coach Jack Del Rio said. "It's a great opportunity for him to show us what he has and it's a great opportunity for us to take that all in and evaluate that. wholesale nfl jerseys
Edwards, a third-round draft pick in 2007, opened the season as Buffalo's starter but was benched and released after two games.
The Jaguars (8-7) claimed him off waivers in late September. They picked up the remaining $1.36 million of his contract with the thought that Edwards might be a quarterback they could develop this season, especially considering aging starter David Garrard has been inconsistent and backup Luke McCown will be a free agent.
"Not only is it a showcase game for Trent for the Jaguars, Cheap basketball jerseys but if Trent's not with the Jaguars, he's going to be somewhere," offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter said. "So every team's going to look at the film. Every team that's evaluating Trent, they want his most recent film."
Edwards got thrown into the mix after two weeks in Jacksonville, replacing Garrard during a Monday night game against Tennessee on Oct. 18. He completed 14 of 24 passes for 140 yards, with two interceptions. authentic nfl jerseys He was sacked twice, scrambled five times for 16 yards and injured his right thumb late in the game.