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Walter Jones to Undergo Exploratory Knee Surgery

Walter Jones will undergo exploratory knee surgery on his surgically repaired left knee. Exploratory surgery is performed because something is wrong. It is minimally invasive. It does not indicate severe injury.  It is diagnostic. This could be because of his back spasms. This could be because of his knee.

Walter Jones is nine months removed from microfracture knee surgery. Recovering from microfracture knee surgery in under a year would have been heroic. The start of the regular season was always an ambitious goal. Missing it does not end his career, but his career is ending. Whatever this means, and depending what they find, this story could develop very quickly, I feel relief in the certainty. I think this offensive line without Walter Jones can still be good. It's been twelve years since that was tru...