Anthony Walker Jr's injury on Thursday Night Football to require season-ending surgery, per report
Anthony Walker Jr. will reportedly be missing the remainder of the 2022 season after suffering an injury on Thursday Night Football per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Following an MRI scan, Walker will reportedly require surgery after suffering a torn quad tendon. The injury will take about 5-7 months to heal as well.
An MRI today on Browns’ LB Anthony Walker revealed that he tore his quad tendon and he now will require season-ending surgery, per source. It is considered to be a 5-to-7 month injury.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 23, 2022
This was Walker’s second season with the Cleveland Browns. He played in 3 games before getting inured. The former Northwestern standout had 13 total tackles and 2 passes defended prior to his injury against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Walker was originally drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
The Browns went on to beat their AFC North rival Steelers by a score of 29-17. The Cleveland defense forced 1 turnover late in the game as the Steelers were to score by lateraling the ball with no time left on the clock and fumbled into the end zone.
The Cleveland Browns face the Atlanta Falcons next on Oct. 2 at noon ET on CBS.