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Report: Harrison Smith had ankle surgery

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Vikings safety Harrison Smith missed some time at the tail end of the 2016 season with a high ankle sprain, but was able to return to play in the final two games of the season.

That return to the field apparently didn’t mean that everything was hunky dory with the ankle, however. Adam Caplan and Ben Goessling of ESPN report that Smith underwent surgery on the ankle this offseason.

According to the reports, the procedure was designed to “clean up” the ankle and make sure that Smith didn’t experience any lingering issues with it heading into the 2017 season.

Recently signed running back Latavius Murray also had ankle surgery recently and both players are expected to be ready to go in time to take part in training camp this summer.

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8 Responses to “Report: Harrison Smith had ankle surgery”
  1. knew8411 says: Mar 29, 2017 1:51 PM

    Best wishes, for #22.

  2. cheeseisfattening says: Mar 29, 2017 1:59 PM

    Ankle injuries are only a problem and a long term issue if you are like Eddie Lacy was.

  3. bobthebillsfan says: Mar 29, 2017 2:09 PM

    He played even though the Vikes were not playoff bound?

    I wonder what AP thinks of this?

  4. shaggytoodle says: Mar 29, 2017 2:31 PM

    cheeseisfattening says:
    Mar 29, 2017 1:59 PM
    Ankle injuries are only a problem and a long term issue if you are like Eddie Lacy was.
    ____________

    IF I recall correctly Arian Foster and Shaun Alexander had some ankle issues…

    Speaking of long term issues, how long are you going to obsess over Lacy?

    He isn’t even in the division anymore.

  5. nathanp2013 says: Mar 29, 2017 3:19 PM

    shaggytoodle says:
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    Try Again – Arian Foster had hip and knee problems and Alexander had a sprained knee, a fractured wrist and broken bone in his foot.

  6. filthymcnasty3 says: Mar 29, 2017 4:55 PM

    Ouch.

    First it was Teddy. And now Harry.

  7. waggle43 says: Mar 29, 2017 5:27 PM

    And we move on. players get injured. Welcome to the NFL.

  8. chris1cat says: Mar 29, 2017 11:50 PM

    Dirty Harry…..will be ready to SKOL!

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