Andrew Billings Injury: Updates on Bengals DT’s Recovery from Knee Surgery

August 15, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis told reporters Monday that defensive tackle Andrew Billings underwent surgery for a torn meniscus after being carted out of an Aug. 10 practice.
Billings could miss the entire 2016 season, but a firm timeline for his return has yet to be established.
Continue for updates.
Latest on Billings' Timeline for Return Monday, Aug. 15  ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Billings could miss the entire 2016 season after surgery.
Billings Had Past Concerns Surrounding His Knee It is not known at this time whether Billings had a full repair or had the torn part of his meniscus removed. This can determine the length of recovery time, particularly in the case of athletes. Removal expedites recovery time but can lead to lingering long-term problems; a repair tends to take longer to heal.
Billings was a potential first-round pick who fell all the way to Round 4 in part over injury concerns, according...

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