Pederson in Walking Boot After Foot Surgery
(973espn.com) – Eagles coach Doug Pederson has been dealing with a troublesome Achilles’ issue for some time and the Eagles coach got it taken care of recently.
The foot surgery was designed to avoid a full tear and have Pederson, an avid golfer, ready to go for the annual American Century Celebrity Championship in Lake Tahoe this July, according to NFL Media.
As we head to Arizona for the NFL Annual Meetings, one note: #Eagles coach Doug Pederson underwent foot surgery on a nagging ailment & will be hobbled this week, source said. No timetable, but he should be ready for the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Tahoe ️ ⛳️
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 24, 2019
Pederson was spotted in the lobby of the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix with a walking boot on his left leg and using a Roll-A-Bout to take the weight off of it by Philly.com’s Les Bowen in advance of the annual league meetings which start on Monday.
Coach “Scooter” Pederson. Got an Achilles problem fixed before it snapped. 4 more weeks on wheels. pic.twitter.com/YxPQZ9hlHF
— Les Bowen (@LesBowen) March 25, 2019
Pederson is scheduled
to speak on Tuesday at the meetings, along with team owner Jeffery Lurie. Executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman will meet with reporters on Monday.
-John McMullen covers the Eagles and the NFL for 973espn.com. You can reach him at email@example.com or on Twitter @JFMcMullen