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Procedure for bone cancer to sideline special teams coach

Updated: December 30, 2007, 10:32 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff, a veteran of 25 NFL seasons, will not return next year because he needs a ninth operation on his ailing left leg.

Westhoff, who has battled bone cancer in the leg, announced Sunday he needs to have a procedure that will require a substantial amount of recovery time. Because of that, Westhoff won't be able to fully dedicate the time needed to coach.

"I'm not going to use the word 'retire,'" Westhoff said. "I'll ...

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