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Strahan does not need foot surgery

Dec. 29, 2006 at 6:31 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan has been told his sprained right foot does not require surgery.

The injury forced the Giants to put Strahan on the injured reserve list earlier this week, making him ineligible for Saturday night's regular season finale at Washington.

The 14-year veteran sustained the injury in a game against Houston Nov. 5. He returned last Sunday against New Orleans, but aggravated the injury and was placed on injured reserve.

He said retirement was a distinct possibility if surgery was required.

"I was thinking about retirement before Tiki (Barber) was (but) I'm not ready," Strahan told WFAN Radio. "If I had to go through the rehab to try and be ready for August, then I don't know."

Strahan had 38 tackles and three sacks in nine games this year. He missed six games and his sacks total was the lowest since he made just one as a rookie in 1993.

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