Cincinnati Bengals TE C.J. Uzomah to participate in Super Bowl LVI despite having a sprained MCL

Cincinnati Bengals tight end C.J. UzomahSources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter that Super Bowl LVI will be played despite the fact that they are listed as questionable after sustaining a knee injury.

Uzomah has a sprained MCL and is currently in pain from an injury that he sustained in the first half against the AFC Championship Game. Kansas City ChiefsJanuary 30, 2010. Uzomah stated that he was determined to make it to the field Sunday in order to participate in the virtual media day. Los Angeles Rams.

Uzomah declared, “I'm still playing the best game of my life.” It is not something I am missing. This is my daily approach to rehab.

Uzomah began Thursday's practice in a limited capacity after injuring his knee. She resumed full training on Friday.

Cincinnati's 33-year-old best playoff run has been made possible by Auburn's tight end. Uzomah had 13 catches for 135 yard and a touchdown in the two previous playoff wins. After he leapt for an incomplete pass, he was taken off the field by the AFC Championship Game.

Uzomah held a towel in one hand, and wept as the team entered the locker room. He explained that the emotion stemmed from his inability to be on field while the Bengals attempted to win their first Super Bowl berth since 1989.

The Bengals veteran has worked with the team's trainer staff for many years. He sustained an Achilles injury that ended his season in Week 2 of 2020's season. He was fully recovered and returned to the game in 2021.

Uzomah stated that he would eat Cincinnati-style chili on Thursday if the Bengals win against the Rams to make it the first Super Bowl victory in franchise history.

This report used information from ESPN's Ben Baby.

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