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Pats' Marcus Cannon in remission

Updated: October 28, 2011, 5:33 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots rookie offensive lineman Marcus Cannon expressed excitement about his return to the practice field while adding that he's in full remission after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

"It was awesome, finally getting to play with the team," said Cannon, whose debut came Tuesday.

Cannon, the team's fifth-round draft choice out of Texas Christian, had opened the year on the reserve/non-football injury list. The team has until Nov. 15, ...

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