Kansas Metropolis Chiefs deal with Mitchell Schwartz has again surgical procedure, eyes wholesome 2021 season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas Metropolis Chiefs offensive deal with Mitchell Schwartz mentioned Wednesday on social media that he’s hoping for a wholesome 2021 season after present process surgical procedure for a again damage that prematurely ended his season in 2020.

“I hoped to get well sufficient in the course of the season to get again on the sphere, particularly for the playoffs and Tremendous Bowl, however that no means occurred,” Schwartz wrote on his Instagram account.

Schwartz additionally posted a photograph of himself in a hospital robe, cap and face masks, smiling and along with his thumb up, apparently awaiting the surgical procedure.

“It is time to deal with the problem because it is not going away itself,” he wrote. “The restoration course of is not too lengthy, therefore with the ability to wait till now to do it, in any other case I might have carried out this earlier.”

Schwartz, a 2018 first-team All-Professional, had no means missed a snap from the beginning of his profession in 2012 with the Cleveland Browns till 2019, after he had joined the Chiefs. He additionally did not miss a begin in 2019.

However his streak of 134 consecutive regular-season begins ended this previous season. He left the Chiefs’ Week 6 sport in opposition to the Buffalo Payments with a again damage and did not return the remainder of the season, not even to observe.

Schwartz, 31, indicated within the Instagram put up that he was anticipating the beginning of a brand new streak subsequent season.

“Wanting ahead to a wholesome 2021!” he wrote.

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