According to a report from NFL insider Ian Rapoport, some interesting details. have emerged regarding Detroit Lions CB Jeff Okudah’s surgery.
Rapoport is reporting that Okudah, who is healthy for training camp, not only had surgery on a core muscle on one side that he tore in 2020 but he actually had surgery to repair the non-injured side as a precaution. Rapoport noted that Okudah’s injury is one that when you tear one side, you often tear the other.
Interesting detail on #Lions CB Jeff Okudah, who is healthy for camp: While he tore a core muscle on one side in ‘20, he actually had surgery to repair both by @DrWilliamMeyers. Meyers repaired the non-injured side for precaution because if you tear one, you often tear the other.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 21, 2021