By Patrick Morgan
Just barely removed from a minor knee procedure, Patriots running back Sony Michel is reportedly rehabbing quickly and already running without hindrance.
It hasn’t even been a full two weeks since word got out that Sony Michel went under the knife for a minor knee scope operation, and yet the second-year Patriots running back is reportedly already back to near-100% health and functionality.
Michel missed all of New England’s OTAs and then was absent (albeit excused) from the Patriots’ three-day mandatory minicamp at the start of June as well. Reporters and fans alike were all left wondering what had caused Michel’s mysterious absence until news broke that he was having his knee cleaned up in preparation for the 2019 season.
Though considered to be a relatively minor procedure, there was a justifiable level of concern given Michel’s history of knee injuries, which dates back at least as far as his days in college with the Georgia Bulldogs.
The good news is that according to sources cited in a new report by Jeremy Bergman of NFL.com, Michel has made about as complete and quick a recovery from the surgery as could possibly be hoped for. He is reportedly “progressing quickly” from the cleanup, and – even more encouragingly – has been seen running at “full tilt”...