have a DSL broadband connection using PPPoE encapsulation and use a netgear router cabled from the Netgear WAN port to the Ethernet port of the cable modem to handle the authentication to my ISP. Would it be possible with any of the IOS versions to replace it with my Cisco 2611 to do this? Would it require an ADSL WIC?
You don't need the WIC-1ADSL if your modem can terminate the ADSL and have an ethernet port. In IOS release 12.2.4T or above, you can configure your router as PPPoE on Ethernet, and do the ppp authentication and the virtual dial-up. You can refer to this document:
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