By Danny Moran
Derrick Rose's rehabilitation from a torn ACL has gone according to plan to this point and he is now bringing in the big guns to ensure the process continues to go smoothly.
Rose traveled to Alabama on Tuesday to visit with renowned orthopedic surgeon James Andrews, according to an ESPN Chicago report.
Rose is not the first Chicago athlete to consult Andrews on an injury. Andrews performed Kerry Wood's Tommy John surgery in 1999 and operated on Mark Prior's shoulder in 2007.
Andrews also has plenty of experience with ACL injuries in particular. He operated on former Bull Jamal Crawford's knee in July 2001 after he tore his ACL. Crawford is now a 12-year veteran and won NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2010 as a member of t.
Dr. Brian Cole, who performed Rose's surgery in May, estimated that the former MVP be out for 8-12 months. That timetable would have Rose not returning until January at the earliest.
In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Jamal Mayers and Charlie Roumeliotis recap Corey Crawford’s season debut after missing nearly 10 months with a concussion.
Mayers talks about the Kitty system that Niklas Hjalmarsson and Vinnie Hinostroza probably dealt with in their returns to Chicago.
The guys also discuss what’s next for Crawford, the upcoming matchup against Artemi Panarin and the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Blackhawks’ biggest areas for improvement.
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On this week’s Daily Line podcast, VSIN’s Sam Panayotovich joins Ryan McGuffey and Paul Aspan to take us inside the scene in Vegas as last week’s Bears-Dolphins line jumped from Bears -3.5 to Bears -7 on the news that Brock Osweiler would replace Ryan Tannehill (3:00). We look ahead to the Patriots (-2.5) at the Bears, discuss what kind of impact Khalil Mack’s injury could have on this week’s spread (6:30) and Sam gives us his best bets of the week (7:30). Joe Ostrowski of the Early Odds podcast also joins the show to discuss the how to get the best of the number (14:00) and whether home underdogs will stay hot. Plus, the guys make their picks for week 7 (18:00) and a quick thought on the Bulls over under. (32:00)
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