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Coach almost died from surgery

Updated: December 15, 2004, 2:29 PM ET
Associated press

BOSTON -- Notre Dame-bound football coach Charlie Weis sued the doctors who performed the weight-loss surgery that nearly cost him his life two years ago, the Boston Herald reported Wednesday.

Weis, the New England Patriots' offensive coordinator, was in a coma for two weeks and was given last rites.

The gastric bypass surgery took place at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Weis is suing Dr. Charles M. Ferguson, Dr. Richard Hodin, Dr. Peter J. Lee, Dr. Sharon L. Stein and ...

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