After suffering from leg compartment syndrome, Pittman Jr. needed to have surgical procedure to alleviate the strain in his leg that night time following the sport. Although he’s anticipated to be out not less than by way of the crew’s Week 7 bye, the rookie wideout tweeted an replace on his street to restoration.
Pittman Jr. let it’s recognized that he ran for the primary time on turf Saturday simply earlier than the Colts host the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Week 6.
Ran for the primary time on the turf as we speak 🙌🏽
— MPJ (@MikePitt_Jr) October 17, 2020
With the passing offense struggling, Parris Campbell on the injured reserve indefinitely and the Colts needing playmakers, the return of the second-round choose in Michael Pittman Jr. can’t come quickly sufficient.
Pittman Jr. started to flash some promise proper earlier than the harm however followers and the teaching employees are seemingly going to wish extra from him. Averaging 8.1 yards per catch, Pittman Jr. was simply starting to carve out a job on the boundary.
The Colts have loads of confidence that Pittman Jr. will turn out to be an amazing asset to the offense and despite the fact that he gained’t be returning for a number of weeks on the earliest, it appears he’s making stable progress.