Tracy Walker is looking good in his rehab from Achilles surgery

The Detroit Lions have a few question marks on the defensive side of the ball this offseason. One of those is at safety, where team captain Tracy Walker is coming off a major injury that wiped out most of his 2022 campaign.

Walker tore his Achilles on September 25th in the Lions’ Week 3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The fifth-year vet was Detroit’s leading tackler in 2021 and was one of the few bright spots on the defense early in the season when he suffered the serious injury.

One day under four months out from the Achilles tear, Walker showed off his rehabilitation progress in a social media post.

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He’s looking good enough to be encouraged that Walker could be ready to roll at the start of the 2023 season in September, if not earlier.

Story originally appeared on Lions Wire