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Will Matt Slauson’s injury affect the Jets draft selection?

By Marc A. Greenberg

New York Jets left guard Matt Slauson recently revealed that he underwent surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, a torn labrum and a torn biceps a week after the season ended.  Slauson expects the recovery time to be five to six months, which puts him out until around July 2012.

With the recent news of the surgery, talk must now focus on the Jets first round pick in the upcoming draft and whether the team will look to a guard.

For his part, Slauson says he will be 100% come training camp, but one cannot be too sure here.  Apparently he hurt his shoulder in December, 2010, but never told the team medical staff about it.

With Slauson rehabbing, right guard Brandon Moore, 32, entering the final year of his contract and Wayne Hunter, the Jets are suddenly looking bare at Guard.