According to Phil Wilson of the Indianapolis Star, the doctor he has spoken to said Cervical fusion take’s AT LEAST 3-6 months. This could be a Manningless team for an entire season.
This is a huge shocker and this thing just keeps getting bigger. If this holds true, will the Colts stick with newly acquired Kerry Collins? Or perhaps grab some free agent? David Garrard, anyone?
Here’s a video from ESPN discussing the surgery and recovery: Peyton Manning Neck Surgery