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How much does Javonte Williams’ return mean to the Broncos?

Javonte Williams is returning to action this week to see some preseason action way ahead of schedule on healing his ACL injury from last season.

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It is honestly unbelievable to me that Broncos running back Javonte Williams is ready to go. ACL tears are serious trouble for NFL players. Thankfully, the medical knowledge and capability to deal with them have vastly improved in all the years I’ve spent watching the NFL.

Years ago, ACL injuries were scary and likely career-ending injuries. Now, we’re seeing a player return to play and not even a year has passed.

The big question for many of us has to be, “How risky is this quick return?” Time will tell. I do believe that the excellent care NFL players get for rehabbing injuries should protect him

What I can say with some confidence is that Williams is a true weapon on the field of play. He runs with power and speed which translates to big success in the run game for the Denver Broncos. He elevates the level of the offense when he’s out there and I’m excited to see him healthy and busting up fools in 2023.

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