Found September 12, 2012 on CJ Sports NFL Talk:
PLAYERS: Jacoby Ford
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
Raiders Wide Receiver Jacoby Ford To Have Foot Surgery - Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen announced on Tuesday that WR Jacoby Ford will surgery on his injured foot that will keep him out an unspecified but lengthy amount of time. “After visiting with the foot specialist in Carolina, everybody thought that given a bit of time Ford could come back for it,” Allen said. “After giving it some time and re-evaluating, everybody, the medical people, felt like surgery was probably the best thing for him.” Ford hurt his foot on Aug. 17 in an exhibition game against Arizona. Ford missed six games with the same injury last season. Coach Allen said the team is considering its options to replace Ford. They currently have only three healthy wideouts on their roster. The Raiders could place Ford on a new short-term injured reserve list, which would sideline him for at least six weeks. Ford has 44 catches for 749 yards and three touchdowns in 24 games over two seasons. He has also scored two ...
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