Jerel Worthy Faces Battle to Return from ACL Surgery

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Jerel Worthy Faces Battle to Return from ACL Surgery
Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Defensive end Jerel Worthy has undergone reconstructive knee surgery and will have to overcome long odds to play for the Green Bay Packers in the 2013 season. Worthy, the team's second-round draft choice last year from Michigan State, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament Dec. 30 in Minnesota and had surgery on Jan. 15. The operation was performed by well-known surgeon James Andrews at the Andrews Institute in Pensacola, Fla., according to a source.

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