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    Patriots Armstead Recently Had Surgery to Treat Infection
    By: Ian Logue

    Patriots fans have been curious to know why Armond Armstead hasn't been practicing so far during training camp, and Monday night that question was finally answered....

     
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    Any word on where the infection was?


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    I guess the good news is it isn't heart related.
     
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    What's up with us grabbing linemen that are too sick to play. It was fame me last year and now this...
     
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    I guess that implies PUP and/or IR.
     
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    I think a better comparison is Cannon or Ballard or even Demps. I suspect that we knew of the medical situation and would be willing to wait if necessary. After all, we have Armstead signed to a minimal contract for 3 years. He would be an RFA in the 4th. So, even if doesn't play this year, we haven't lost much money. It seems that he is a good option for the money.

    Fenene was a much different situation. First, Fenene didn't properly disclose his medial history, and then the team doctors failed to figure out that he would be affected by a serious physical condition.

     
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    most likely the surgery was a debridement to remove dead or infected tissue. Remember gronk had surgery last winter, that was most likely a debridement to remove infected tissue from his forearm that he broke. usually the infection is caused by staph.
     
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    Anyone medical here familiar with surgery for a yeast infection?
     

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