Scott Chandler suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Week 16, an unfortunate bit of timing that ended one season while potentially impacting the next.
Five months to the day after the injury, the Buffalo Bills tight end continues to make promising strides toward a complete recovery.
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"The knee feels really good," Chandler said following a solo workout Thursday, according to the Bills' official website. "I feel great. Running routes you could probably tell it's not 100 percent, but it's better than most so I feel good."
"I feel it's realistic," Chandler said. "It's kind of what I expected. Honestly, I just wanted to be ready to go when training camp and the season came around. I'm not a guy who is going to sit there and hope that it gets better. I'm going to be proactive."