Terrell Suggs has successful surgery on Achilles

May 08, 2012 | WNST Staff

Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs completed a procedure performed on his torn Achilles and is doing well, the team announced Tuesday night.

Suggs visited Dr. Bob Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina-widely regarded as one of the best surgeons in the country at dealing and treating the injury.

“Terrell [Suggs] had a successful surgical procedure done on his Achilles tendon this afternoon…”, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said in a statement.

He is expected to make a full recovery, but the recovery time is not yet known at this time.

“‘Sizzle’ will begin the process of rehabbing the area. We know he will work hard to get back on the field with his teammates as soon as the doctors and trainers allow. We’re confident that he can make a full recovery,” Newsome stated.

Suggs did tell WNST last week that the injury is up near the calf, and that he was told the injury could be healed in 4-6 months.

“Tell Charm City I should be running out of the tunnel mid October-November,” Suggs said.

It is still not yet known if Suggs tore the tendon playing basketball or participating in a conditioning drill.

Suggs-the Ravens all-time sack leader-was named the 2011 Defensive Player of the Year after posting 14 sacks, seven forced fumbles, two interceptions, and 55 tackles.