Quinn won't need foot surgery

BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren says a foot specialist has recommended that quarterback Brady Quinn does not need foot surgery.

Quinn sustained a Lisfranc injury on his left foot against Kansas City on Dec. 20. On Tuesday, Quinn visited Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C. Holmgren said it was his understanding that Anderson does not feel Quinn needs an operation.

Holmgren said Quinn will return to Cleveland next week to be examined by the team's medical staff. If surgery is required, a Lisfranc foot injury can sideline a player for months.

Holmgren, who helped develop NFL quarterbacks Joe Montana, Steve Young and Brett Favre, has watched tape of Quinn but said it is too early to make any determination on his potential.