Browns operating again Nick Chubb in rehab for knee damage, hopes to play in 2024

by Christina S. Brown
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Nick Chubb has pushed previous many of the ache.

Chatting with reporters for the primary time since his 2023 season resulted in Week 2 with a ugly knee damage on a carry close to the purpose line in Pittsburgh, Cleveland’s star operating again stated Wednesday that his rehab following surgical procedure is on observe, and he is wanting ahead to returning to the sphere for the Browns.

He is simply undecided when that shall be.

“I like the place I am at. I am the place I must be,” stated Chubb, whose knee was blown out when he was hit from the aspect by Steelers security Minkah Fitzpatrick. “I’d say that the largest factor for me is getting higher on daily basis.”

The four-time Professional Bowler not too long ago started operating on the crew’s facility to rehab his left knee — the identical one he injured in faculty at Georgia — and has been inspired by his regular progress.

The Browns restructured Chubb’s contract throughout the offseason, an indication they’re assured he’ll be capable to assist them in some unspecified time in the future this season. He appreciated the crew’s unwavering assist.

“A blessing,” he stated. “They may have simply reduce me dry and left me hanging, proper? However they did a terrific job. I wish to be right here in Cleveland. They know that, so we got here to a terrific level.”

Chubb, who has rushed for six,511 yards in 77 video games since being drafted in 2018, acknowledged there have been some darkish days after he received damage. He tries to not mirror on that second towards the Steelers.

“I moved on. It occurred so quick in any case,” he stated. “It was a blurry two weeks, so I do not give it some thought a lot. I am simply transferring ahead.”

Chubb would not fault Fitzpatrick, who took some criticism for the low shot.

“I do not suppose it is a soiled hit in any respect,” Chubb stated. “I am not blaming him. It is a part of the sport.”

Reporting by the Related Press. 

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