Report: Favre opts for surgery in hopes of return to NFL

Brett Favre, who has sought the advice of a noted surgeon about his beat-up throwing arm, will reportedly have surgery in an interest of returning to the NFL.
Citing an anonymous source, ESPN.com reported that Favre consulted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews about options for healing the partially torn biceps tendon that has caused pain in his right shoulder. Andrews is one of the most consulted surgeons in pro sports.

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5/18/09