taylor luwan As expected, he was released by the Titans earlier this offseason. The veteran left has his playing future very much in doubt due to his tackle recently being sidelined due to an ACL injury. The cause, as far as he is concerned, is currently the subject of litigation.
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Lewan recently announced his intention to file a civil lawsuit related to his ACL surgery in 2020. Bussin’ With the Boys Podcast (video Link). Specifically, he has filed allegations against “people and entities involved in my surgery from October 2020,” which was a turning point in his career.
The 31-year-old was limited to five games that year due to a torn ACL. He returned to 13 contests in the following campaign and was able to wear a suit, but his lingering knee problem never fully healed. Suffering from an ACL that made the team’s decision to split up easier from an economic point of view.
As pointed out by A to Z Sports’ Buck Reising, Lewan has named prominent surgeon Dr. James Andrews as one of the defendants in the lawsuit. Evidence of his declining level of play when healthy and, more importantly, availability due to mistakes he made during surgery would have serious legal implications, but would prevent him from continuing to play. It won’t do much to help. Careers. The three-time Pro Bowler has previously indicated his willingness to return to Tennessee on a discounted rate.
“We cannot comment on individual patients or pending litigation,” read a statement from the Andrews Institute of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine in response to the lawsuit. Progress on this front will be separate from Lewan’s ability to continue his playing career, but they are worth noting as more is revealed about his treatment and recovery process. right.