Nick Martin Injury: Updates on Texans Center’s Recovery from Ankle Surgery

August 25, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Houston Texans rookie center Nick Martin is expected to miss the entire 2016 season after undergoing ankle surgery.
Continue for updates.
Martin Likely Out for Entire 2016 Season Thursday, Aug. 25 NFL Network's Ian Rapoport was the first to report the news. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle confirmed that the surgery was done to treat a high-ankle sprain.
Houston picked Martin in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft with the No. 50 overall selection out of Notre Dame.
The 23-year-old Indianapolis native was immediately penciled in as a starter after being named a first-team All-Independent selection for three consecutive years with the Fighting Irish.
While losing a potential star at the center position could be a major blow to the Texans in 2016, they boast some solid depth at the position. Tony Bergstrom is the favorite to step into a starting role after starting three games at center for the Oakland Raiders last season, while Dalton Free...

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