Mack (back) will be a full participant in practice Thursday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
With a full return to practice Thursday, Mack should also be a full go for Sunday night's game against the Packers.
Mack suffered a hairline fracture in his left fibula during the NFC championship game against the Packers, although the injury ultimately wasn't enough to keep him from taking part in the Super Bowl. Fortunately, he recovered in time for the start of the start of the Falcons' OTAs, which begin May 30.
Mack (fibula) is expected to be at full strength for the beginning of training camp, Matt Winkeljohn of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Mack, who played through a fractured left fibula in Super Bowl LI, didn't require surgery to address the injury this offseason. He was presumably just in need of some extended time off to recover, and while he still figures to sit out spring workouts, Mack should be ready to resume his role as the team's starting center in 2017.
Mack (fibula) will not require offseason surgery, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
It was originally thought that Mack would require surgery on the chip fracture in his left fibula, but Falcons head coach Dan Quinn stated at his season-closing press conference Tuesday that the center would indeed avoid a procedure. Mack will still require time to recover after toughing out Sunday's Super Bowl and may or may not be healthy in time to participate in spring practices.
Mack didn't miss a snap in Sunday's Super Bowl despite a chip fracture in his left fibula, thanks in part to protective padding enclosing his lower leg. With the
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