Panthers RB Stewart Having Left Foot Surgery Today

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart is having surgery today on his left foot, the same foot that has given his problems and kept him out of practices throughout the 09 season. Stewart posted on his Twitter account early today that he was having surgery later in the day.

It comes after chronic pain in his toe and left Achilles’ tendon. He tweaked the injury in the season finale against New Orleans and was knocked out of the game.

Stewart played all 16 games and rushed for a team-best 1,133 yards and 10 touchdowns. Stewart and DeAngelo Williams combined to become the first set of teammates since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger to each rush for over 1,100 yards.

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