As noted, Elias is currently out of action with a torn pectoral muscle. The recent hit & run angle on WWE SmackDown was done to write him out of the storylines for the time being.
While Elias was expected to be out of action for several months, there’s still no official timetable from WWE on his return. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported this week that Elias could be out of action for 8 months. That is the usual time frame for a torn pec, but with surgery it could be a little shorter. Some people with the same injury do not undergo surgery. There’s still no confirmation on if Elias has went under the knife or not.
Stay tuned for updates on Elias’ return.