Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Just because it’s the offseason doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be getting updates on some key fantasy players as they rehab from in season injuries. Word is Matt Ryan is fully healthy after suffering a sprained acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) in the NFC championship against the 49ers. Ryan was driven into the turf by linebacker Ahmad Brooks just before the final play of the game and did not look the same on the final few plays. Fantasy Effect: Don’t expect this to linger into next season. He’ll have the entire offseason to rehab and bounce back into form, even sitting out the Pro Bowl in an effort to allow things to heal properly. This type of injury typically responds well to rest, range of motion, and modalities, with a gradual progression into improving strength and stability when the athlete is ready. Matty Ice has the luxury of 4-5 months before mini and training camps, which is more than enough time as this injury is typically of the 3-5 week variety for an overhead athlete. Ryan ma...
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