Originally Posted by Rack
Depends on the severity of the sprain. A sprain IS a tear. There's just different degrees to a sprain.
I "Sprained" my MCL a few years ago was suppose to be out for 6 months. Doc said it would of been 5 months with surgery. I didn't have the money to waste on only 1 month (basically), but I ended up coming back in 4 months anyway (although I played on it before I should have.
A sprain (and we don't know if this is correct and to what degree Drew even has) is a stretched or torn ligaments.
With all due respect to your MCL rehab experiences Rack, you should not attempt speak with absolute authority about things which you are not well versed
that said drew's stint in Europe might be over and if not it is significantly hampered.