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Carl Nicks has surgery for infection

Updated: October 16, 2013, 6:45 PM ET
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks had surgery Tuesday night in the latest attempt to rid him of an MRSA infection in his foot.

Coach Greg Schiano said the surgery came after Nicks got a second opinion by an out-of-town doctor. Schiano said he didn't have a timetable in place for Nicks to return but said the player is doing well.

"Carl got an opinion outside of town and they decided they were going to do surgery," Schiano said. "I don't have a timetable (for recovery), ...

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