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Garrard needs surgery for intestinal disease

Updated: May 20, 2004, 7:30 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Jacksonville Jaguars: Third-year veteran David Garrard, the promising young Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback who drew trade inquiries earlier this offseason, will undergo surgery next week to treat a recently diagnosed intestinal disease that has slowed him for the last couple months.

Garrard is battling Crohn's Disease, a chronic and incurable disorder that is marked by inflammation of the digestive or gastrointestinal tract, and which often leaves victims in severe pain. While surgery ...

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