Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant @DezBryant is unlikely to be back any sooner than Week 8. There are a ton of different timetables circulating right now. We have everything from four to 12 weeks.
It was the off-season of my freshman year at University of the Incarnate Word and was participating in the last “optional” workout before summer. Front squats were part of the workout that day.
With NFL fans seemingly spending more time fretting over X-ray results than game results, ESPN has enlisted another medical correspondent — Dr. Mark Adickes, Co-Medical Director of the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.
After eight seasons of professional football, Mark Adickes went back to school for 13 years to become a surgeon. Some know him as Sasquatch, others as Big Daddy. Robert Griffin III knows him as the first doctor to have fixed his knee.
“Frankly, he was so much better on the mental side of things when he came back from his ACL [in 2009], I wouldn’t be surprised if we saw an even better Robert Griffin,” said Houston-based surgeon Mark Adickes, who happens to be a former Baylor and Redskins lineman and who performed Griffin’s 2009 surgery.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Adickes likes to joke he’s gone from making patients to fixing them.”For me it was all about doing something with the rest of my life that one, could tie my two careers together and two would be really interesting and challenging.”
Dr. Mark Adickes, a former all-conference lineman at Baylor who played for the Redskins and Chiefs and is now an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann’s Ironman Sports Medicine Institute, said the settlement provides the best outcome for all concerned.
It wasn’t part of a grand, burgundy-and-gold cosmic plan back in the fall of 2009 when Robert Griffin III tore his right anterior cruciate ligament, but the surgeon who did the repair work just happens to be a former Washington Redskins player.
Mark Adickes played just two seasons for the Redskins, starting only one of the 24 games in which he got on the field. Adickes, now 51, hasn’t lived in the area since but has remained a passionate Redskins fan.
by Mark Adickes, M.D.
as seen on CBS’s “The Doctors”