Posted May 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Mike Westhoff
TEAMS: New York Jets
New York Jets special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff is expected to be sidelined until training camp after having surgery on his left leg. Westhoff, a bone cancer survivor, was in Indianapolis recently visiting his son when he heard a sound in his leg - the same one in which a titanium prosthesis was inserted in February 2008. The 64-year-old Westhoff had a malignant tumor found in the leg in 1988, and has needed several operations on it since. The Jets say a piece of the ''contraption'' in Westhoff's leg broke on May 12. He had surgery six days later in Indiana after X-rays revealed the break. Westhoff is back in New Jersey recovering, and assistant special teams coordinator Ben Kotwica will handle his duties in his absence.
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