Will Fullback Leonard Weaver Return? Philadelphia Eagles Need a Little Faith

January 22, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When a NFL player receives such a blow that it knocks him out of the season as early as Philadelphia Eagles fullback Leonard Weaver did in 2010, the general assumption is that the said player will rehab during the offseason and it's back to work the following year.
However, that might not be so easy for Weaver to do.
On Weaver's first carry of a highly anticipated 2010 season, he endured one of the more gruesome looking injuries I've seen in many years. In just a single hit, Weaver sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament, torn posterior lateral corner and nerve damage to his left knee.
Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com reported two days ago that according to a "NFL source with extensive knowledge of the injury" that ended Weaver's 2010 season, might just end his NFL career also. The same source went on to say that the chances of Weaver returning to play in the NFL again are "remote."
The Pro Bowl fullback has had three extensive surgeries since sustaining his injury...

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