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Chris Godwin Opens Up About Ongoing Recovery From ACL Injury

Isaiah De Los Santos
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin discussed his ongoing recovery from last season's ACL injury.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin discussed his ongoing recovery from last season's ACL injury. / (AP Photo/Peter Joneleit)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin is in the middle of a solid season as one of his team's top pass-catchers. Though Godwin hasn't been quite as explosive as usual, that's to be expected after he returned in less than a year following last December's brutal ACL tear.

Godwin told reporters ahead of Tampa's Week 10 game in Germany that his recovery from the injury is very much ongoing.

Godwin said "it's definitely a process" when discussing his comeback. He knew coming into the season the recovery would be "continual", rather than "once I'm back, alright I'm back [to 100%]."

It's nice to hear Godwin be so open about returning from his significant injury. It's no surprise he's not at absolute full strength, but the wideout also added he feels each week there's little things that make him feel closer to "normal", so hopefully he continues to progress as the season goes on.

Godwin initially suited up in Week 1 for the Bucs, but he was then sidelined for the next two games with a hamstring strain. Since returning in Week 4, he's earned a whopping 62 targets from Tom Brady, which he's turned into averages of 6.5 receptions and 61.5 yards per game.

The sixth-year pro will look to find the endzone for the first time this season on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Tampa Bay enters that contest as a 2.5-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook's NFL odds.

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