Found June 04, 2013 on Thacover2:
New York Giants stud defensive end has gone the route of Rob Gronkowski, and will have back surgery today in California according to Pro Football Talk.  The procedure is reportedly being performed by Dr. Robert Watkins, the same doctor who’ll operate later this month on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. Pierre-Paul is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season, but its unclear at this time how much of training camp he’s scheduled to miss. Pierre-Paul played with the back injury in 2012, and he received multiple injections to get through the season.

Giants say Jason Pierre-Paul will be out for about 12 weeks

The New York Giants have announced that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul underwent a successful procedure to repair a herniated disc in his lower back. The microdiscetomy was performed by Dr. Robert Watkins at Marina Del Rey Hospital in Marina Del Rey, Calif. Recovery and rehabilitation is anticipated to be approximately 12 weeks. “Jason has been experiencing lower back pain that...

Giants' Pierre-Paul has back surgery

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had successful surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower back, the team has announced. The operation took place Tuesday at a hospital in Marina Del Rey, Calif. The two-time Pro Bowl selection is expected to require up to 12 weeks of recovery time. That means Pierre-Paul will miss all of training camp and most of the preseason...

Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul undergoes back surgery

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul underwent surgery this morning to repair a herniated disc in his lower back. The procedure is anticipated to require rehab lasting approximately 12 weeks, according to Michael Eisen of Prior to undergoing the surgery, Pierre-Paul and the Giants had attempted to treat his ailment in order to avoid an operation. However,...

Report: Jason Pierre-Paul undergoing back surgery, expected to be ready for September

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paull will be undergoing back surgery this morning and should be ready for week one. Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul is undergoing back surgery this morning in LA with Dr. Watkins. Belief is he should be ready for September. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 4, 2013 Pierre-Paul has had back issues in...

Doctors’ Attempt To Surgically Implant Dignity Into Rob Gronkowski Fails

Photo Via Doctors from Johns Hopkins University are reporting that their recent attempt to surgically implant New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski with dignity has failed. After the hard-partying player, known as “Gronk” to many of his fans, went under the knife for the fourth time this offseason for a physical ailment, doctors decided to attempt...

Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul Undergoes Back Surgery

ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted Tuesday that New York Giants RE Jason Pierre-Paul underwent back surgery Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. JPP, a young stud for the Giants defensive line, had a down 2012 campaign with just 66 tackles and 6.5 sacks. The back issues could be to blame for the decline from his rookie year. The belief is that Pierre-Paul will begin training camp on the PUP...

Patriots will have to make a decision on Rob Gronkowski’s future by 2015

With the injury history of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, the New England Patriots may want to get rid of him at some point down the road.  They actually have until the of the 2015 season to decide whether they’re going to keep him, according to Mike Reiss of The way it’s structured, the key decision comes at the end of 2015 when there is a $10 million option...

Patriots Need Aaron Hernandez, Rob Gronkowski Healthy at Same Time to Fully Function on Offense

For the Patriots’ offense to truly run on all cylinders, they need Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez healthy at the same time. That may seem obvious, but they are truly a different team without the twin towers at tight end. Unfortunately, having both healthy at the same time has been easier said than done over the last two seasons. The two have managed to offset their injuries...

Zach Sudfeld Shines at Patriots OTAs After Jake Ballard Tweaks Ankle in Rob Gronkowski’s Absence

The Patriots were quickly running out of tight ends on Tuesday during the last OTA session of the season open to the media. Zach Sudfeld benefitted from the lack of players at the position, receiving an increased amount of reps in Rob Gronkowski‘s absence. Jake Ballard was working next to the Nevada rookie tight end before the veteran tweaked an ankle and watched the rest of practice...

Jets LB Quinton Coples: Rob Gronkowski Is No Problem To Cover

Quinton Coples is making the switch from defensive end to linebacker for the New York Jets, and with the switch is a new bravado we’ve never seen from Coples before. Coples was asked by the New York Daily News about dealing with tight ends in the division like former teammate Dustin Keller, and most importantly Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. Coples didn’t shy away from the challenge...

Aaron Hernandez’s Return, Zach Sudfeld’s Emergence Allowing Patriots to Breathe Easy in Absence of Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski isn’t walking through that door, and he won’t be for some time. Tom Brady‘s top receiving target is slated to have back surgery in the next week or so, and he could be out into the start of the regular season. The absence has left a gaping hole in the Patriots’ offense, but it’s also allowed for some other guys to get some much-needed reps with Brady and...
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