Jake Locker injury: Titans QB facing 5-6 month recovery

Otto Greule Jr

Jake Locker could be facing a 5-6 month recovery window after undergoing successful Lisfranc surgery. The good news is that he shouldn't miss offseason workout for the Titans, but will the team have already moved on by then?

Jake Locker could be facing an extensive recovery time, 5-6 months, after undergoing surgery to repair his Lisfranc injury, the Nashville Tennessean reports. Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said that surgery went well with "no surprises," but that an exact timetable for Locker's return is still unknown.

"He heals a little different than other people, but we assume he'll be able to do something this spring," Munchak said. "I'm sure it's something that will be adjusted as he goes through the rehab process. We know he'll be ready for training camp and OTAs and it is just a matter of exactly how the whole thing will work."

If Locker is forced to sit out a full six months, he may still be able to suit up for the start of the Titans' offseason workouts in May. Munchak was confident that the quarterback would be available for offseason training activities and training camp.

Locker's 2013 season got off to a promising start. He appeared to be on his way to fulfilling his top 10 NFL Draft selection, throwing six touchdowns to zero interceptions over his first four games. He suffered a knee injury that kept him out for most of October, however, and came back to throw two touchdowns to four interceptions over what would be his final three games of the season.

Locker went down for good in Week 10 during a loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. In three NFL seasons, he will have appeared in 23 games and missed 25 for the Titans due to injuries.

More from SB Nation NFL

Breaking Madden: The return of Tecmo Bo Jackson | More

2014 NFL mock draft: How high should Johnny Football go?

Pay to play: Why we support public funding

RG3 and why we can't have nice things

Uffsides: Offbeat Week 12 NFL previews | NFL expert picks for Week 12

Latest News

In This Article

Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.