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Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Black and Blue all over: Decision time for Harris


Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

It will be interesting to see what treatment option Green Bay cornerback Al Harris chooses for his ruptured spleen.

Whether he opts for surgery or several months of rest, he will almost certainly miss the remainder of the season. But one of the options -- surgical removal -- reportedly would decrease his chances of returning in 2009.

So Harris will have some heavy thoughts on his mind starting Wednesday. According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, he sent his medical records to a pair of specialists Tuesday and should get their recommendations within 24 hours. Tramon Williams is expected to take his place in the starting lineup.

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