Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, who underwent reconstructive surgery on his left knee in December, is “all systems going” for the opening of the regular season on September 12 against the Vikings in Minnesota, according to Dr. Neil El Atrace of Kerlan-Jobs in Los .
“He is on his way to full work for the start of the season,” reads ElAttrache, who operated on Burrow in December. “He does all the work. He fixes his tail and is an incredibly mature participant in his recovery. He is focused and great at work.”
Burrow had told The Cris Collinsworth Podcast that he was expected to be there for the first time in 2021. But now ElAttrache is working with Bengal̵
Doctors do not want any contact until nine months, which could lead to Burrow sitting pre-season. But the goal, which is already close, is to be ready for the start of the regular season.
“We are very pleased with his recovery, at least,” said ElAttrache. “Regardless of the nature of his injury and the extent of his recovery, his knee is performing perfectly.
“We had just tested it with high-tech video and biomechanical evaluation, and it was ahead of where we expected and entered the recovery phase. With it already presented in this way, it’s’ all systems are going to launch. season. “
Burrow was injured during the November 22 loss in Washington. He then underwent surgery on December 2.
Prior to the injury, Burrow had confirmed his project selection as the No. 1 overall pick in 2020, starting 10 games and executing 65.3% of his passes for 2,688 yards, 13 touchdowns and five interceptions.