|Rams center Scott Wells has had three knee surgeries in eight months. (US Presswire)|
But Wells' string of frustrating injuries won't seem to end.
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the 2011 Pro Bowler underwent arthroscopic surgery this month to fix torn cartilage in his right knee -- the same knee he had surgery on last spring.
Wells suffered the latest knee injury on his first practice back in November after returning from foot surgery, but played through it, according to the paper.
Wells broke his left foot in the season-opener. When he returned, he showed why the Rams signed the former Packer to a four-year, $24-million deal last offseason that included $13 million guaranteed.
“It's been a frustrating year for me,” Wells told the paper at season's end. “This is the first time I've had to deal with an injury that has limited my availability. I don't think I've missed more than two games up to this point in my career due to injuries.
“So, a frustrating year for me with the knee, then the foot, then the knee. But I was able to push through the knee at the end and the foot's fine. I look forward to an offseason to get healthy. It's the same knee and it's just years of abuse playing and it's just kind of fouled up.”
The paper noted Wells has plenty of time to recover before the offseason conditioning program starts in mid-April.
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