Originally Posted by Haggar
You would be surprised. Looks worse, because its compound, but nasty leg breaks have happened to a lot of people, and they come back. Michael Bush in the NFL did almost the same thing, and he's in the NFL now. (He was tweeting to the guy, since it was a similar injury and they both played for Louisville). Plates and screws are pretty commonplace.
My brother had the same.thing happen last year doing motocross. Only.his did not.pop out, but they had to cut out a significant amount of damaged muscle tissue. If he wants to continue doing motocross, they said he should.have the plates and screws removed once its healed. It will all.depend on how his muscles are, the bone is no big deal in the grand scheme of things. Given the time off it, he will fall behind the other players in conditioning...