Jake Locker is about two weeks out of shoulder surgery and hasn’t slept too much. The Tennessee Titans quarterback is recovering well but it seems that sleeping is the hardest part so far.
Locker, who is two weeks post surgery is still sleeping on a couch or sitting upright and getting about six hours of sleep at night. Having to do everything with one arm has also been a major adjustment for Locker.
“My pain level, I feel fine with it. It doesn’t hurt too bad,” Locker said Wednesday from Ferndale, Wash. “It’s just getting used to not being able to use one arm. It’s kind of a shock to the system. And the trying to sleep at night, that’s the worst part. It’s been awful.”
Locker will wear a sling for about another month and will continue to work with a physical therapist on his range of motion for the shoulder. Once Locker is cleared for more activity he will return to Nashville and hopefully be able to join his teammates for mini-camp.
I certainly don’t want Locker to try and rush himself back from shoulder surgery, but for a quarterback who has had accuracy problems throughout his career not throwing the ball all off-season doesn’t look to be a good thing.
Hopefully the time off will be helpful for Locker.
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