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Jared Veldheer to undergo surgery

Updated: August 15, 2013, 4:34 PM ET
By Adam Schefter | ESPN

After a second opinion in Los Angeles, Oakland Raiders left tackle Jared Veldheer has decided to undergo surgery on his partially torn triceps Friday morning, a source said.

This type of surgery has a three-month recovery period, according to a medical source. The surgery is expected to ensure that he will return to full strength.

Veldheer, 26, could return later in the season if the Raiders still need him, and he wants to play as soon as possible.

He was hurt at the ...

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