Patriots’ Sony Michel undergoes minor knee surgery

The main reason for Sony Michel’s lack from offseason workouts is finally apparent.
The New England Patriots running underwent a knee scope, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The Athletic first reported the news.
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The procedure is considered small and Michel ought to be fine for training camp at the end of July, Rapoport added.
The running back was not seen at any of those Patriots clinics open to the press this offseason, such as last week’s minicamp.
Michel has a history of knee problems, dating back to high school when he tore his ACL, and he suffered another knee injury at school. The running back missed the season opener this past year after undergoing a knee procedure at the start of training camp. The history makes any information about Michel’s knees noteworthy, even when the latest surgery was considered modest.
Despite missing three matches over the course of this season, Michel led the Pats with 209 regular-season carries and became the focus of the offense down the stretch and into the playoffs. From the playoffs, Michel toted the rock 71 occasions in three matches for 336 yards and a rookie-record six postseason rushing TDs as the Patriots rode the floor game to the Super Bowl title.
Missing offseason workouts is not the worst thing to get a running back, however, did hinder his chances to expand his pass-catching acumen. Assuming he’s healthy by coaching camp, Michel should enter the season as the lead back. The Patriots drafted Damien Harris from the third round, along with the Alabama product looks ready to take some of the load off Michel’s knees, together with James White, Rex Burkhead and re-signed Brandon Bolden.

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