Texans NT Shaun Cody Undergoes Back Surgery

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    John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Friday that Shaun Cody, the Texans' 307-pound nose tackle, underwent back surgery in Los Angeles last week. Cody had "microscopic lumbar discectomy surgery for a lumbar disc herniation," per the report.

    Cody initially injured his back during the preseason, but played through the pain while also enduring broken ribs and a punctured lung along the way.

    Cody, 30, has started in 56 of his 58 appearances with the Texans over the past four seasons, but his future in Houston is murky. He's set to become a free agent in March, but isn't viewed as a premier player at his position.

    Source: NFL.com

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