Carolina Panthers left guard Brady Christensen didn’t end his solid 2022 campaign on a great note. But now, all he can do is make sure he’s there to start 2023.
The second-year hog molly spoke with his alma mater over at BYU Sports Nation on Tuesday. Christensen, who left the season finale against the New Orleans Saints with a broken ankle, said he’s feeling good after undergoing surgery a week ago.
“I basically had a high-ankle sprain, then fractured the left fibula, too,” he stated. “So they had to put some screws and plates in there, and do a couple things with the high-ankle sprain.
“But I’m feeling good. It’s been a week since then. Just kinda rehabbing. I’m off my feet now—can’t really walk from anywhere to two to four weeks. And then kinda go from there and ramp it up and hopefully I’ll be really ramping it up by three months from now.”
Christensen started all 17 games for Carolina this past season. Over his 965 offensive snaps, he was charged with 17 pressures, a pair of sacks and earned a 68.8 pass-blocking grade from Pro Football Focus—ranking 21st amongst all starting guards.
The 26-year-old is joined on the road to recovery by fellow interior lineman Austin Corbett. Corbett, who is also fresh off the operating table, tore his ACL in the same game.
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Story originally appeared on Panthers Wire