Originally Posted by Drunken.Broncoholic
Did you just compare Lewis with Charles?? Their body frames are different as their skill set. Fact is most RBs lose results the following year. That's part of why moreno just got replaced.
Just compared that they both got hurt early and that having an entire year to recover is a big advantage.
Charles isn't a bruising back, which is good because he won't have to deal with the brunt of inside hits. He's more of a straightforward runner that will doesn't do a ton of jukes.
Read this. It's really good insight about how treatment has developed.
Treatment Options: Treatment of ACL injuries has come a long way in the past ten years. Today athletes have greater than a 90% chance of returning to their pre-injury level of sports participation.