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Zach Wilson: Bone Bruise AND Meniscal Tear (Out 2 to 4 Weeks)


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10 minutes ago, shuler82 said:

Thank god.

Now we can back to worrying about why he overthrew Garrett Wilson by 10 yards on a 5 yard slant, or how he telegraphed that INT right into the LB's hands. 

I still kinda want Jimmy G

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If true must be the surgery route for Zach 

Meniscus tears are the most frequently treated knee injuries. Recovery will take about 6 to 8 weeks if your meniscus tear is treated conservatively, without surgery.

Meniscus surgery is a common operation to remove or repair a torn meniscus, a piece of cartilage in the knee. The surgery requires a few small incisions and takes about an hour. Recovery and rehabilitation take a few weeks.

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23 minutes ago, Trotter said:

Excellent point.

not a clue

I belie

 

25 minutes ago, Barry McCockinner said:

How the hell do you bruise a bone without contact? Seems crazy to me.

I believe, from what a doctor had posted a video of this morning, that a bone bruise would be caused by two bones suddenly pushing down on each other. If I interpreted it correctly...

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5 minutes ago, Irish Jet said:

Yeah that 2-4 weeks will likely be the new 4-8 weeks that we seen for Becton.

Probably wont see him until October.

Unlike Becton, you hear nothing but good things about Wilson’s work ethic and commitment to the game. 
 

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Just now, Joe W. Namath said:

You knew something tore in there.  Glad i was wrong and it was the meniscus not the acl.  Best possible news we could have gotten today.

I didn’t see it. I listened to you, already order Jimmy G jersey. I’ll PM you the bill. 

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1 minute ago, C Mart said:

If true must be the surgery route for Zach 

Meniscus tears are the most frequently treated knee injuries. Recovery will take about 6 to 8 weeks if your meniscus tear is treated conservatively, without surgery.

Meniscus surgery is a common operation to remove or repair a torn meniscus, a piece of cartilage in the knee. The surgery requires a few small incisions and takes about an hour. Recovery and rehabilitation take a few weeks.

Depends. Have had both menisci done. One 2 8 weeks of rehab, but the other was fine the next day. I am not playing QB in the NFL. Recall though Ben Rothlisberger played  a whole with a  tear, but he stayed in the pocket and got rid of the ball rather than taking off anyway. 

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I'm a tennis player that competes on the national level and lost 15 lbs even though I was never heavy, just so I would put less pressure on my knees. Perhaps this is a product of Zach's extra weight/muscle that he put on and his joints and his body has not adjusted to it yet. Or it's just the damn turf in Philly!

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2 minutes ago, Joe W. Namath said:

You knew something tore in there.  Glad i was wrong and it was the meniscus not the acl.  Best possible news we could have gotten today.

I appreciate your optimism lately, but after your behaviour in the game thread last night you can gfy.

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