Fox Sports reporter Jay Glazer is reporting that former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard informed him that he’d taken his name out of contention for the Oakland job due to a need for surgery.
Glazer reported, “Take one name out of search for QB, David Garrard just called me and told me he needs immediate surgery on herniated disc in his back.”
“Garrard has been in a ton of pain for from training camp injury and MRI showed herniation of L4-L5. Says he wanted to be upfront w OAK”
Garrard commented, “The results showed that I needed surgery. I’ve had pain since training camp but now it shoots down all the way through my calf.”
“I was trying to rehab it, but it ended up making it worse when I finally got another MRI, it showed a herniated disc.”
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