JULIAN OKWARA

Updated:

INJURY RISK

2020:

Long-Term:

2/5

1/5

Okwara sustained a fracture to his fibula (lower leg bone involved in ankle stability) that was treated with surgery in November 2019. We anticipate full clearance before the start of training camp. NFL players return at high rates (~85% in small studies) from this injury. Data on 42 players who underwent a similar procedure tells us that they played in ~2 fewer games the first season after surgery, but returned to baseline afterwards. No effect was seen on their productivity levels. Overall, we have low level of concern.

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