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Mauti pushing rehab after third ACL surgery

Michael Mauti

Michael Mauti knew his draft stock would fall with a third ACL surgery, which is why he sent a letter to general managers and continues to make his push to return by training camp.

It's always a struggle for rookie prospects to sit and wait for their name to be called. But when you're a talented player who is coming off his third torn ACL injury, it's exponentially worse. Vikings seventh-round linebacker Michael Mauti wasn't sure if anyone was going to make the call to inform him that he had been drafted after undergoing his third knee surgery to repair a torn ACL... Recommended Stories