Report: Sanders has surgery on knee while sitting out with ankle sprain

Updated: September 25, 2008, 11:40 PM ET
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Colts safety Bob Sanders had arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees, the Indianapolis Star reported.

The procedure was performed so the recovery could coincide with that of Sanders' right ankle sprain, Colts owner Jim Irsay said Thursday. Sanders is expected to be out for at least two more games.

"The feeling was the high ankle sprain would take longer [to recover from] than the scope," Irsay told the Indianapolis Star. "I think they just cleaned out a few things [in the knee]."

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