BEREA, Ohio– Cleveland Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey will miss the remainder of the season, the team announced on Wednesday.
The six-year veteran and team captain was injured during the Sept. 16 win against the New York Jets. On Wednesday morning, he had surgery to repair a torn pec tendon and is expected to make a full recovery.
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Surgery went well! Thank you everyone for your love and support ❤️…As you know, the last two years has been a tough time but tough times aren’t tougher than me!! I put my body on the line each and everyday to play this game I love. I don’t regret anything I do! I love you Cleveland and its all Gods timing. I’m forever grateful! And yal can read my shirt to know that its DAAAWWGGG CHECK forever 🤞🏾!!!! One love ❤️ #believeland
Last season, Kirksey started in all seven games played and recorded 39 tackles.
Kirksey signed a four-year extension with the Browns in 2017.