Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Patriots defensive tackle Armond Armstead, picked up from the CFL in the offseason, is recovering from surgery to get rid of an infection, the team announced Monday. “Armond Armstead had surgery to treat an infection. Armond is in good condition and is expected to make a full recovery,” the Patriots said in a statement, via the team's official website. “A timetable has not been set for his return to football.” Armstead took off for north of the border and the Toronto Argonauts after playing his college career in USC. NFL teams weren't too high on him due to reports of a heart attack while at school. He's currently suing his old school for giving him medication that he thinks led to the heart attack. He's currently on the non-football injury list, but this announcement means things could change soon. Although the team is not disclosing what kind of infection he's dealing with, head coach Bill Belichick indicated over the weekend that it has nothing to do with the heart attack.  “I think it’s a different situation,” Belichick said, via the Boston Herald.
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