NaVorro Bowman is healthy entering the 2017 season, but he says the major injuries he has suffered in recent years are preventing him from getting the respect he deserves.
A knee injury kept the San Francisco 49ers’ star linebacker out for the entire 2014 season and an Achilles injury ended his season in 2016 after just four games. But when he has been healthy, he is one of the NFL’s best linebackers.
He also told the newspaper that he has “seen the good and the bad” with the 49ers and hopes to remain with the team until he’s ready to retire.
Flacco, who doesn’t remember how he injured his back, hasn’t been limited in practices since returning.
“He was good. He looked sharp,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. “There’s been no setbacks at all in the whole process, which I think we said all along that was the main thing. We were assured he would be ready to go. He’s ready to roll.”
Elite Womens P. A. Parenteau Jersey Flacco shrugged off any concerns about how the time off would affect his chemistry with receivers. He described his absence as a “very long, boring break.”
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“It wasn’t something that was completely crippling to the point where if it was the Super Bowl, I couldn’t play,” Flacco said. “I don’t think I was ever worried about it from that point. It was one of those things, if you don’t give rest, you’re going to be dealing with it all year. If you give it the right rest, then you probably won’t have to deal with it the entire year.”
There’s still no telling when Donald will show up, with both sides making little progress on a contract extension that could eventually make him the game’s highest paid defensive player.