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    Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Says he may play a bit on Sunday.


    Last edited by Yellow Snow; 11-12-2013 at 06:42 PM.

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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Throw a big brace on it and let's get at this thing.



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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Quick healer. Call him Adrian Peterson



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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Why rush it? I mean I'm sure the coaching/training staff know best, but it sure seems like it would be best, in everyones interests, to wait longer than even necessary.


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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Knees scare me. Jury is still out as to whether this is good news.


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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    If he's been cleared to play, there's nothing to still rest. He's ready to let loose, so let him.


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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Have Michigan rest McGrady and we will rest Melvin



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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    It's kind of hard to believe that he could recover that quickly from a knee injury like that. I don't think they will rush him back......at least I would hope not. Rest of the season is a lot more important than the next couple of games.


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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Knees scare me. Jury is still out as to whether this is good news.
    Its a hyperextension. He will have a brace preventing re extending it. Big thing is he is not swelling and bone bruise is healed. If he has been running on it and it isnt he should be in good shape.



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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Knees scare me. Jury is still out as to whether this is good news.
    Makes me nervous as well. That said, i like our chances better with him in there.



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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Why rush it? I mean I'm sure the coaching/training staff know best, but it sure seems like it would be best, in everyones interests, to wait longer than even necessary.
    While I would normally agree with you, considering it was said earlier that they'd be exceedingly cautious about his return to prevent re-injury, I trust fred.

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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    He has some of the best training facilities and treatments avaialble out there. If it was one of us with the same injury in a pick-up basketball game, it would take 4-6 weeks. Ejim has been spending 3-4 hours a day treating the injury so I would excpect it to heal sooner than expected.



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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Melvin Ejim 104 Michigan 42


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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    Quote Originally Posted by Dryburn View Post
    It's kind of hard to believe that he could recover that quickly from a knee injury like that. I don't think they will rush him back......at least I would hope not. Rest of the season is a lot more important than the next couple of games.
    Standard for a hyperextended knee is 2-4 weeks. He had bad swelling so the initial report was long, swelling went away quickly though. (For a 22 year old closer to 2-3weeks, a 35 year old 4 weeks). I asked my orthopedic surgeon uncle.



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    Re: Good news about Ejim from Randy Peterson

    As long as they are being cautious, the medical staff OK's it, and Melvin feels fine, go for it. They won't push him back for any reason, especially an early season, non-conference game.



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