Kyle Williams agent tweeted earlier this week that his client had successful surgery. Here are a few more details.
Buffalobills.com has confirmed that Williams had bone spurs on his heel, which can be painful enough in their own right. Those bone spurs were then pushing on his Achilles tendon. The bone spurs were so painful that Williams had a hole cut in the back of every one of his left-footed cleats to make the pain more bearable while he was still playing.
Williams played with a foot problem last season and was able to perform at a Pro Bowl level. It’s unknown if this foot problem was the same as the one that plagued him last year, but after three weeks in an immobilizer boot the problem was not alleviated.
So Williams had surgery to have the bone spurs removed and get his Achilles back in line. Head coach Chan Gaily told Buffalobills.com that Williams is expected to be fully recovered in plenty of time for the 2012 season and back to his normal explosive, disruptive self on Buffalo’s defensive line.
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