Pennington has tear to right rotator cuff

Quarterback Chad Pennington went to see Dr. James Andrews, his surgeon, for a second opinion on his injured right shoulder.

Dr. Andrews and the New York Jets Medical Staff conferred on Tuesday and agree Pennington has a tear to the right rotator cuff. Pennington had a MRI Monday in New York and an arthrogram done by Dr. Andrews. Pennington will be treated with rest and rehabilitation to see how his shoulder responds at which time he will be re-evaluated by Dr. Andrews in 2-3 weeks.

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