Following a November ACL tear, Tennessee Titans huge receiver Robert Woods prevented the Bodily Unable to Carry out checklist to open coaching camp and hasn’t wanted to put on a brace on the repaired knee.
Whereas he isn’t but one hundred pc, Woods stated Thursday he is aiming to be on the sector when the Titans open the season in opposition to the New York Giants.
“My greatest goal is being prepared for Week 1,” Woods stated, by way of Ben Arthur of The Tennessean. “If coach asks me to go on the market (within the preseason), I will be able to go. However actually, it is simply being prepared for Week 1.”
Woods is unlikely to take part within the preseason, however he is been in a position to work on timing and develop a rapport with quarterback Ryan Tannehill whereas studying a brand new offense.
“It is extra so simply go and push it,” Woods stated of trusting his left knee. “It is robust sufficient. It is repaired. It is healed. It is extra so about really simply doing it. So my mentality going out right here and working towards is push it and go. You virtually need to like push it to the restrict and see what you are able to do and that is what I am making an attempt to do.”
The Titans acquired Woods in a March commerce with Los Angeles. The perennially underrated receiver tasks as Tennessee’s No. 1 goal if wholesome to open the season. So far, Woods is on observe to be prepared and may present Tannehill a veteran who can get open in myriad methods because the Titans revamped their receiver corps this offseason.