Takkarist McKinley Will Miss 4-6 Months After Shoulder Surgery

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Takkarist McKinley Will Miss 4-6 Months After Shoulder Surgery 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Mar 6, 2017 12:55 pm

UCLA defensive end Takkarist McKinley will have surgery on a troublesome right shoulder injury Monday and his recovery time will be "four to six months."

McKinley is one of the most highly-rated edge rushers in this year's NFL draft class.

He has played with the injury for almost two seasons, but that the extent of it was discovered in recent weeks.

"My agent asked if anything was wrong with me, and I said I had a shoulder that was sometimes bothering me," McKinley said. "I had an MRI and the doctor was pretty much amazed I had played with it. Me, I just told my trainers at UCLA, 'Just tape me up I'm ready to go.'

"Why get surgery before the combine? This is a dream come true to me. I'm here to knock it out."

Via Jeff Legwold/ESPN

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