Brady doesn't need offseason surgery

Updated: January 26, 2010, 6:05 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- Tom Brady says he won't need surgery this offseason.

The New England Patriots quarterback played much of the season with finger and rib injuries, after missing all but the first quarter of the first game of the previous season with a left knee injury that required surgery.

"I'm excited I don't have to have surgery this offseason," Brady said Monday at a charity appearance in which he presented a $30,000 check to Boston Centers For Youth and Families through Smartwater. "I ...

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