Tom Brady underwent successful surgery on his right foot Thursday at Massachusetts General Hospital on Thursday, and according to several reports, is doing well.



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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady underwent surgery on his right foot Thursday at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to multiple media outlets. Brady underwent the procedure to repair a stress fracture, one that hobbled him over the course of the 2010 season. According to medical experts, the type of surgery Brady underwent should leave him with a few months worth of rehab, but if all goes well, he should be OK for the start of training camp, if not sooner.

 

In the wake of his surgery, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will “take a couple of months” before he’s 100 percent again, but there shouldn’t be any worries about him being ready for training camp, according to noted sports injury expert Will Carroll.

In an e-mail exchange with WEEI.com, Carroll sounded a relatively optimistic note about Brady’s upcoming surgery on his right foot, saying it’s similar to the process that Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia underwent for his foot injury.

Tom Brady will undergo surgery on his right foot as early as Thursday, according to a report from Boston.com, as the Patriots quarterback will take care of a lingering stress fracture in his foot with a procedure at Massachusetts General Hospital. The injury first came to light in November, when the quarterback was listed on the injury report with a foot problem, and Brady was listed on the injury report for much of the rest of the season with a foot injury.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will not be going to the Pro Bowl because of his injured foot, according to a report from WCVB-TV. Instead, Brady will be replaced on the AFC roster by Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel. Brady's foot was a problem for much of the 2010 season — the quarterback was frequently listed on the injury report with a foot issue. In addition, WEEI's Dennis & Callahan reported Wednesday morning that the New England quarterback suffered an injury to his foot either before or during the divisional playoff loss to the Jets.

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The Patriots announced Wednesday night they have signed offensive lineman Thomas Austin and tackle Steve Maneri to future contracts. The two players finished the 2010 season on the Patriots practice squad. For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.

Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch credited the Jets on Tuesday, saying New York “had a great game plan” for last Sunday's divisional playoff contest against New England. Speaking on KJR Radio in Seattle, Branch talked about the defeat at the hands of the Jets, how much trash-talking went on between the two teams and what the New York players did that made him angry.

On Wednesday's Dennis & Callahan show, John Dennis reported that multiple sources indicated Tom Brady suffered a foot injury either before or during the Patriots' 28-21 loss to the Jets on Sunday.

 

Brady was listed on the injury report before the game as having a right shoulder/foot injury. That's how he was listed since the middle of the season. He was listed with just the shoulder injury since the start of the campaign.