Ziggy Ansah has shoulder surgery, expected back for season

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One of the stars of last year’s Combine is spending this spring recovering.

According to Alex Marvez and Ross Jones of FOX Sports, Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah recently had shoulder surgery.

He’s expected to be ready for the start of the regular season, but that would obviously complicate his participation in the offseason program.

Ansah led all rookies last year with 8.0 sacks, and is clearly a building block for the Lions. He impressed with his ability to play the run last season after being billed as a bit of a raw prospect.

Now he just has to build on that while coming back from an injury.