Moore undergoes surgery, should be back on field 8-10 weeks

Tennessee wide receiver Denarius Moore has undergone surgery to repair a broken bone in his left foot.

A team spokesman says doctors placed a screw in Moore’s foot on Wednesday to repair the break. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound junior is expected to return to full participation in eight to 10 weeks, which means he could miss a few games.

Moore caught 11 passes, averaging 24.6 yards per catch in 2008. His two touchdown catches were for 52 yards and 63 yards.

Two of Moore’s fellow receivers are also recovering from injury. Gerald Jones underwent surgery in June to repair a broken wrist, and Austin Rogers tore a knee ligament.

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Comments » 9

Volomatic writes:

Get better soon

qspr91iz writes:

I wish you a speedy recovery young man. Hopefully you'll return by midseason and the team will be 4-1 or 5-0!

teampenny#658108 writes:

These seven on seven practices are they full contact with pads and such?

1963volfan writes:

Is"nt it just july magic man come back around about Feb, then we will talk. And no they cant wear pads penny.

chargervol writes:

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Like a broken record. What are you trying to say? Nobody has signed anybody for anything, yet! GO VOLS!!!

chad_t31 writes:

any ideas why he's just now having surgery? Did this break just recently happen?

andy112382#209793 writes:

in response to BadNewsCafego:

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Recheck your math - 8 weeks is a possibility, that would land him back on the field on September 10th, two days before the UCLA game.

andy112382#209793 writes:

Worst cased based on this timeframe would be him coming back for the Auburn game.

PepperGrinder (Inactive) writes:

Depending on what website you go to Tennessee has 1 5 star. It is July nothing is official until Feb and then maybe even a little after.

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