Originally Posted by CloakNNNdagger
If he makes it to 245 by then, that would still be 10-15 lbs under what he normally plays the position. An ILB especially needs to maintain his "normal" playing weight/muscle to be optimally effective.
This is why comparing his recovery to Peterson and Charles is the wrong gauge. A runningback has attributes other than strength and mass to rely upon. An ILB requires those attributes to be a flying brick wall.