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Report: Willie Gay Jr. undergoes surgery, will not play in Super Bowl

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Posted at 7:33 AM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 08:33:11-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay Jr. is reportedly out of commission for the Super Bowl.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Gay underwent surgery on his meniscus.

Recovery is estimated at four months, meaning the rookie will not make a Super Bowl appearance in Tampa next week.

Gay didn't play in the AFC Championship game due to an ankle sprain, and it's unclear if the meniscus injury is related or new.

Left tackle Eric Fisher will also be sitting out the big game after he tore his Achilles tendon while playing the Buffalo Bills.