Tuesday, May 2, 2023
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In a recent interview with Bengals.com’s Geoff Hobson, La’el Collins revealed that he actually tore three ligaments in his left knee against the New England Patriots in Week 16 of last season. Hobson wrote:
"He says he tore the big three. The ACL, MCL, PCL. And that’s why much hasn’t been said. The climb is long and he’s quietly grinding..."
He’s vowing to give an Opening Day return a shot. Given his surgery was in mid-January, that’s a Herculean task.
Injuries, especially those that require surgery and rehabilitation, can cause a player’s draft stock to drop. Teams may be hesitant to select a player who cannot contribute immediately or may have a higher risk of re-injury. Dr. Wiggins and Mo Egger discuss the high profile injuries of a few top NFL Draftees
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