Broncos draft pick Harris out 6 weeks |

Broncos draft pick Harris out 6 weeks

DENVER ” Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Harris will be out four to six weeks after undergoing back surgery.

The Denver Post in its online edition Thursday said Harris underwent a laminectomy procedure to alleviate pinched nerves from the spinal cord.

Harris, a rookie out of Notre Dame, had been projected to be a first-round draft pick until he underwent back surgery in July 2006 to repair a herniated disc. The Broncos drafted Harris this year in the third-round.

During minicamp, Harris began suffering back pain in an area unrelated to his previous surgery, the paper reported.

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