Sources say the Cardinals star is planning to return to the playing field for the first round of the playoffs, much earlier than the Super Bowl comeback he had originally planned. The team has officially tasked him with returning to training on Friday, an important step. It must now be activated from the infected reserve within 21 days.
watt underwent surgery To repair labrum, rotator cuff and bicep tears in late October. Oftentimes, recovery can take up to six months for those injuries combined. However, Watt was hoping to be back by February if the Cardinals played in the Super Bowl.
But according to those with knowledge of his rehabilitation, Watt is already testing a level that will allow him to play. Over the past few days, he underwent an MRI to confirm his amazing progress.
Sources say Watt is already doing defensive line drills and feels he can do more. Watt pushed himself to the limit in his rehab, knowing his body better than anyone else and understanding how hard it worked. This allowed him to speed up his rehabilitation to unexpected levels.
Now, with the Cardinals set to End of the regular season On Sunday, they did so knowing they were in the playoffs and with Watt ready to return.
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