|Mike Patterson (right) watches Jason Babin celebrate|
tackle Mike Patterson is OK after undergoing a lengthy and delicate brain
operation this past Friday.
the surgery to repair an AVM – a tangle of blood vessels near the brain - that
resulted in his collapse during a practice at training camp.
“I talked to him
yesterday and he’s doing very well,” Eagles head coach Andy Reid said Tuesday. “Early on they had him
sedated pretty well. He’s doing well; very upbeat and positive. It was a very
long surgery. They had to dig in there to get to the spot and they felt like it
Reid says doctors
are optimistic Patterson should be back for training camp barring a setback.
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