Joe Mixon appears to be ahead of schedule with his knee injury.
When the news of Joe Mixon’s injury first broke, it appeared he would miss somewhere between 2-4 weeks. Earlier this week we heard Mixon say that his return would be based on when he felt comfortable enough to return, hinting at maybe a 1-2 week absence.
Then, news broke today that Mixon is already back on the rehab field working out according to multiple reports.
Joe Mixon is working off to the side with an athletic trainer while the rest of the team does its walkthrough.
— Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) September 21, 2018
This hints that Mixon is ahead of schedule and could possibly return after missing just two games. The fact that he is back on the rehab field jogging less than a week after surgery is a very encouraging sign.
Giovani Bernard is still expected to shoulder the load for the next two weeks, but with these reports, we could see Mixon back on the field as early as week 5 against the Dolphins.
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