November 28, 2023

Kirk Cousins did not get speed bridge Achilles procedure but ready to start new chapter in 2024

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins talked to the media for the primary time since his season-ending Achilles damage Oct. 29. He wore a boot on his proper foot and jokingly stated he’s in no rush.

“I’ve got nowhere to be for four months,” Cousins stated, by way of Ben Goessling of the Star-Tribune.

Cousins, although, famous that the rehab time for Achilles accidents is shortening. Aaron Rodgers repeatedly has acknowledged his want to return this season after the Jets quarterback tore his Achilles in the season opener.

“The recovery time [for Achilles surgeries] seems to be shortening and shortening,” Cousins stated.

Cousins did not get the “speed bridge” procedure, which accelerates therapeutic with an inner brace, as a result of sufficient of a tendon was nonetheless intact beneath the tear. He stated he expects it to be a greater restore long run.

Cousins’ bodywork specialist, Chad Cook, talked with Rodgers’ rehab specialists to collect info, and Cousins talked to Rodgers, Brian O’Neill and Cam Akers in regards to the rehab course of.

He stated he frolicked researching the 5 phases of grief after his damage.

“I’m still mad,” Cousins stated, including, “but I bleieve there’s still a lot more to the story up ahead.”