I could be wrong, but I do not believe this type of injury is one that, post-surgery, will cause a major downturn in effectiveness in a player. I think for this type of injury once it's fixed it's fixed and, as long as the player has been conditioning properly, it shouldn't impact his play. This is in comparison to say an abdominal tear, which takes a ton of time to heal and realy hurts the player's effectiveness going forward, especially if they rush back.
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