Cleveland Browns linebacker Jamie Collins underwent surgery two weeks ago to repair his torn right MCL, Cleveland.com reports.
Dr. Robert Andrews performed the surgery in Pensacola, Florida, and a full recovery is expected.
Collins has been out since he hurt his knee while being tackled after an interception Nov. 12 in Detroit. The Browns did not specify the severity of the injury when it was announced but placed him on injured reserve, ending his season.
Collins appeared in the Browns’ locker room Wednesday with a brace on his right leg that went from just above his ankle to his hip. He was also using a crutch.
The Southern Mississippi product was a second round pick by the New England Patriots in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was traded to the Browns mid-season a year ago in exchange for a conditional third round choice.
The Browns kept Collins off the free-agent market in the offseason by signing him to a four-year, $50 million contract extension.