Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Denver Broncos starting left tackle Ryan Clady will miss five-to-six months of action while rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN. Ryan Clady told me his surgery on his rotator cuff tear "will be about a five to a six month process." — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) February 19, 2013 Clady expounded on his recovery process, telling Anderson that there’s no way he’ll join the Broncos for minicamps this offseason. Still, he plans on being just about 100 percent by July or August. "There's no way I'm going to be in minicamps this year because I won't be ready shoulder-wise (even) if I do get a deal done by then,” Clady said. "In other words, I'm planning for (shoulder rehab), so I'm not going to be there, regardless if I don't get a deal done still. Even if I get a deal done, my chances are I probably wouldn't do much in training camp. About that time, I should be just about 100 percent around July or August -- in that area." While Clady’s procedure will likely put off talks of a long-term contract extension with Denver for the time being, the team has said that it will use its franchise tag to keep the offensive lineman in the fold next year. After the Broncos see how Clady recovers and responds following injury, they could resume extension discussions next offseason. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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